FIRST Robotics Team 1317



Upcoming Events:

ERCO Open House:

The ERCO Open House is at the Otterbein STEAM Center/The Point on April 16, 4-8pm. Click above for details.

FIRST Championship:

Join us in Detroit – a hub of technology, manufacturing, innovation, and creativity – for the world’s largest celebration of STEM for students. At the 2019 FIRST® Championship presented by Qualcomm® Incorporated, we’ll bring together tens of thousands of students from around the world who participate in our K-12 robotics programs – along with the educators, industry professionals, sponsors, organizations, and colleges/universities who support them – for a celebration of STEM inspiration and space exploration. Click above for details.

Summer Camp:

ERCO is hosting a summer camp at Otterbein’s STEAM Center! Click above for details.


DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE - the 2019 FIRST Robotics Competition game. Be part of the more than 3,600 teams from around the world and travel to the outer limits of the universe in DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE, Presented By The Boeing Company. You’ll have to wait for January 5, 2019 for the official Kickoff, but you can check out the season teaser now.


Mission Statement

Our mission:

  • Inspire a diverse mix of Central Ohio students - public, private, and home school - to develop interest and pursue careers in STEM fields
  • Develop technical, critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, and communication skills in our students by engaging them in real-world engineering experiences
  • Provide opportunities for college students in STEM majors to practice mentorship, develop leadership, apply technical knowledge, and build relationships with students and coaches.
  • Enjoy fun, fellowship, and friendships