Our 2016 Robot: Brimstone

Our 2016 Robot: Brimstone

After 6 weeks of intense build we are proud to reveal our 2016 robot Brimstone. Read More

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The Team of 624

CRyptonite are a team of 75 Cinco Ranch High Schoolers, who yearly build robots for the FIRST Robotics Competition. Read More

Alamo Regional

Alamo Regional

CRyptonite competed at the Alamo Regional in San Antonio, TX, going all the way to the finals, but left short in the last match. Read More

Science Day Camp

Science Day Camp

CRyptonite hosts a Science Day Camp to teach 140 elementary and junior high students about science and technology. Read More

CRyptonite is a robotics team from Cinco Ranch High School in Katy, Texas.
Unparalleled Learning
Building Robots

The 40+ high school members of CRyptonite Robotics learn to design and build a robot to tackle challenging problems. Not only are mechanical and engineering skills taught, but also valuable skills such as teamwork, communication, and leadership.

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Making an Impact
Community Impact

We are committed to taking our excitement in science and technology out to our community. From robot demonstrations at local sporting events to canned food drives to elementary education initiatives, we always strive to make an impact.

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Part of a Global Phenomenon
FIRST

We are just one of the 5,784 robotics teams that make up the global organization called FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). This is a rapidly expanding program that reaches hundreds of thousands of students each year.

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Headlines
CRyptonite demos at Marine Technology Society BBQ
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A group of CRyptonite students showed off our 2016 robot, Armada, and one of our VEX robots at the Houston Section’s annual Marine Technology Society (MTS) barbeque and technology exhibition. MTS is a national organization dedicated to disseminating marine science and technical knowledge and promoting and supporting education for marine scientists, engineers, and technicians.

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CRyptonite wins Houston Remix 2016
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We wound up the 2016 competition season in style by winning The Remix offseason tournament! Congratulations to our students and mentors, along with our Alliance Captain, Team 3847 (Spectrum) and Team 4206 (Robo Vikes). The finals match-up was against a tough number one seed Alliance captained by Team 1477 (Texas Torque) and rounded out by Team 231 (High Voltage) and Team 3335 (Cy-Borgs).

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Sewa Science Day
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CRyptonite recently collaborated with the Houston chapter of Sewa International on October 8 to organize a science day event at the Robert Shaw STEAM Center (RSC) to foster interest in science and technology among young kids. The event was devoted to children involved in ASPIRE - a Sewa program that provides education and mentoring services after school for young refugees and immigrants.

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Potluck Dinner Social
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It’s that time of year again for our annual potluck dinner social, where students and their parents come in to discover and learn about our high school robotics program. While becoming acquainted with other team members, new students were given tours of the Robert Shaw Center and introduced to various FRC and VEX competition robots. Excited students were able to drive our automatons around. The interactions between the robots and the field pieces went exceptionally well as there was always a line to take a turn at driving.

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CRyptonite Attends CRHS Roundup and Fish Camp
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With school starting up, Team 624 took part in the Cinco Ranch High School, Roundup and Fish Camp, where freshman and returning students tour the school, pick up schedules, and learn about clubs and other various student activities. At team 624’s booth, team members showed off robots from our last two seasons, Brimstone and Gravity, and last season’s Reveal Video.

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CRyptonite Robotics • Cinco Ranch High School

23440 Cinco Ranch Boulevard, Katy, Texas 77494

info@team624.org • 281-237-7000