Philomath High Robotics and Engineering Division
What is it?
The Philomath High Robotics and Engineering Division a.k.a PHRED (FIRST FTC Team 8892 and FRC Team 847) are teams of middle and high school students that participate in FIRST Competitions. They're based in Philomath, Oregon, but people come from cities all around it. We collaborate with other teams in the area to let everyone have fun and enjoy being a member of FIRST.
How Can I Join?
You want to join PHRED? Good idea. To tell us that you want to join you can use the Contact Us Form. Open that link and fill out your personal details. Where it asks "Why are you contacting us", select "Want to Join PHRED". You will then be led to a page where you fill out all your personal information. On the next page, are all the PHRED meeting times. Add any comments if you want, otherwise click "Next". You're done, and we will get back to you shortly.
How Can I help?
You can support PHRED by either volunteering or by becoming a sponsor. To do this use the Contact Us Form. Fill out your personal details and then in the question where it asks "Why are you contacting us?" select "Want to Volunteer" or "Want to sponsor". Click the "Next" Button. Add any comments if you want and then click submit.
Who are the mentors?
Long-time PHRED Robotics mentor. He manages the mentors and helps students in all areas. He has been on the team since 2000/2001, the first year of PHRED.
Software Mentor for PHRED Robotics. Manages and helps program the robots. Has been on the team since 2017
Hardware and Electrical mentor. Alumni of 1990s PHRED electric car program. Joined as mentor in 2021.