We thank our sponsors for their generous support
Roaring Robotics, Team 2704, wouldn't be possible without the generous support of many sponsors both small and large. In addition to helping make our team great, our sponsors allow our team to not charge registration fees thereby making the team accessible to more students.
Society of Women Engrs.
The Society of Women Engineers provided a substantial grant for the 2022-2023 Charged Up Season enabling us to be a “no fees” team. SWE is a catalyst for change for women. For more than seven decades, SWE has given women engineers a unique place and voice within the engineering industry.
Caterpillar essentially founded our team in 2007 and has been a primary sponsor of our team since our inception. Simply put, our team would not exist without Caterpillar. The majority of our funding continues to come from Caterpillar. We are able to be a “no fees” team because of Caterpillar’s generous sponsorship.
US Engineering League
In 2021, US Engineering League started hosting us along with several other robotics teams to form a robotics gathering place to complement their STEM [Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math] educational classes. US Engineering League is a national organization dedicated to providing STEM based education with an emphasis on hands-on learning through competition.
3M Provided our team with a grant for the 2022-2023 season. 3M applies science in collaborative ways to improve lives daily.
The Bayer Fund provided our team with a grant for the 2022-2023 season. Bayer is committed to improving the quality of life for people around the world.
Gene Haas Foundation
The Gene Haas Foundation provided our team with a grant for the 2022-2023 season. The Gene Haas Foundation was established in 1999, by Gene Haas, founder and owner of Haas Automation, Inc., to support the needs of the local community, through grants to such local charities as the Boys and Girls Clubs, Food Share, Rescue Mission, and others.
TE Connectivity provided our team with a grant for the 2022-2023 season. As the go-to engineering partner for today’s innovation leaders and technology entrepreneurs, TE Connectivity is helping solve tomorrow’s toughest challenges with advanced connectivity and sensors solutions.
The Intuitive Foundation provided our team with a grant for the 2022-2023 season. The Intuitive Foundation was created in 2018 to promote health and advance education by making grants to section 501(c)(3) organizations and foreign charities medical and technology research; science, technology, engineering, and math-related educational programs, training, and fellowships; healthcare training programs and facilities; direct disaster relief; and for other similar purposes.
80/20 has sponsored the team starting in 2018 by providing us with a substantial educational discount on their products. 80/20 material has been used as our primary build material since then due to its flexibility and weight savings.
Bartoszek Engineering is a consulting firm specializing in mechanical and electro-mechanical design for the nuclear and high energy physics community world-wide. In addition to financial support, Bartoszek Engineering has provided our team with engineering training classes and mentorship.
Steiner Electric is an electrical distributor offering products from over 1,000 manufacturers with solutions to meet ever-changing requirements. Steiner’s sales team, application specialists, logistics, delivery, Will-Call counters, website and mobile app make it easy for people to get what they need fast. Since 2000, Steiner has provided our team with design assistance and discounts for metal products.
Our community sponsors provide our team an anchor to the local community.
Aurora Public Library
Starting in 2018, the Aurora Public Library has hosted outreach and recruiting events for our team. The team is looking forward to a partnership with the library to reach out to those in the Aurora community.