Becoming a Member

Student Members

Benefits of Membership in FIRST:

  • Learn from professional engineers
  • Build and compete with a robot of their own design
  • Learn and use sophisticated software and hardware
  • Compete and cooperate in alliances and tournaments
  • Earn a place in the World Championship
  • Qualify for over $12 million in college scholarships

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Benefits of Membership on the Broncobots

  • Chance to work and collaborate with excellent members
  • Make friends
  • Learn new skills
  • Get involved at Lee' s Summit North
  • Mentor younger kids at annual Summer Camps

Member Testimonials:

"There is so much to do on the team even if you don't wan to build, there are many things to do  on the PR/ buisness side." -Emma G.

"It's been fun, you learn a lot. Programming is fun, and you make friends with people at the programming table, and other people  that aren't at the programming table." - Jake L.   

"The Broncobots, they have given me an outlet to let me express my inner STEM ideas, thoughts, and creativity. This team has given me friends I never had, and life experencies I'll never forget." - Kameron R.

Interested in becoming a member of the Broncobots? Email with subject line "Becoming a Member".

The team holds a recruiting meeting each fall with information about FIRST and the Broncobots' Program for potential members.

Adult Mentors

Who Can Mentor:

  • Can be a person of any age, teaching others what they know
  • Brings either technical or non-technical expertise to the team
  • Provides the opportunity for students to learn directly through experiences
  • Begins as a teacher, evolves into a colleague
  • Knows that Mentoring and Coaching is about inspiring and guiding
  • Provides students the environment to succeed
  • Is patient, supportive, enthusiastic, compassionate and available
  • Remembers what's important – "it's about the kids and they come first"

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Interested in becoming a mentor of the Broncobots? Email with subject line "Becoming a Mentor".