Become a sponsorWhy sponsor? (Perks)Our Sponsors

We welcome and greatly appreciate all types of support, financial and otherwise, of our team. Here are some common and convenient ways!


  • Become a mentor! Help us with your technical, financial, marketing, spirit, or management know-how!

Sponsoring the Roaring Riptide has some nice perks!

  • Advertising for you, your family, your company, cause or organization on the robot we build every year (which attends competitions that get local and national media attention), our team t-shirts, and on this website

  • For a limited time, sponsors who contribute $100 or more will be given a free granite lazy susan courtesy of Jackson Stoneworks

And you will be supporting our mission to…

  • Give high school students hands-on experience with advanced engineering and computer science skills, spurring their interest and building their expertise in the fastest growing careers in America

  • Build students’ responsibility and teamwork abilities as they solve an annual robotics challenge in a narrow six week time slot

  • Expose students to organization management, fundraising, and marketing

  • Introduce younger students and the rest of the community to the joy and excitement of robotics by hosting and attending community events and gatherings




Running a FIRST robotics team is a very rewarding task, but is also expensive. We thank the following people and organizations for their continued financial support of our Team, who make what we do possible.