2017 Team

Author: Ryan - Published 2017-03-12 23:22 - ( Reads)

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2017 Team in their pit during competition
2017 Team in the pit during competition

Join the Team

We welcome new team members in most disciplines. We are looking for managers, leaders, programmers, electricians, CAD specialists, designers, welders, artists, leaders, writers, marketers, photographers, videographers, filmmakers, etc. Everyone can contribute. Download the Team4203Application.pdf and other forms.

More info about the team is in our Handbook.

Member renewals are due April 10. New members may apply until the last Friday in September. Learn more on our About Page.


We are FIRST Robotics Team 4203, better known as RoboKronos, the Titans of Technology
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We formed in late 2011, and are the founding high school STEAM (Science,Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) team in Otsego County, NY. We are high school students guided by Oneonta High School, the international non-profit FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), and volunteer professional mentors.

Our robot appears at community, educational, and charity events throughout the year, and we host a popular LEGO summer camp for middle-schoolers. Join us!


Member Handbook
Leadership Manual
Oneonta High School
FIRST's website
FRC rules for TEAM 4203
Our Facebook Page
Our YouTube channel
Photo Gallery
Lego Camp Application PDF
Our Twitch channel

Community Events

RoboKronos appears at more than 20 community, educational and charity events a year, including the annual CanStruction Food Donation Project at Southside Mall in Oneonta, NY each April. Sculptures are created of collected food cans, put on display, then donated to area food banks.

Summer LEGO Camp

The team runs a popular summer LEGO camp for middle-schoolers the third of each July, in Oneonta. The one-week day camp takes place at the former Center Street School in Oneonta, and costs $100 per camper. Last summer, our campers' creations won 1st place at the New York State Fair.

Our Awards

2017 NY Tech Valley Team Spirit Award Winner

We were recognized at RPI in Troy, New York for our involvement in not only The Echo, the Oneonta High School newspaper, but as well as community events such as CanStruction.

2015 Regional Gracious Professionalism Award Winner

We made it to the semifinals and won the regional FIRST Gracious Professionalism Award at the NY Tech Valley FIRST regional robotics competition at RPI in Troy, NY March 19-21.

Thanks to FRC Teams 303 and 2282, for picking us to join their #1-seed alliance. What an incredible competition! And thanks to our mentors and families, and to CCE 4-H, the Oneonta School District, and all our sponsors.

2014 NY Tech Valley Imagery Award & Dean's List Finalist Winner

In March 2014 at the inaugural FIRST Tech Valley Robotics Regional at RPI in Troy, NY, our team won a regional Imagery Award, for murals depicting the team's titan namesake, Kronos, and Greek warrior mascot costumes and robot chariot. Team captain Chase Thomas was named a Dean's List Finalist, sending him to the FIRST World Robotics Competition in St. Louis in April 2014 to represent our team, school, city, state and region. RoboKronos was also made the final round at the NY Tech Valley "Robot Rumble" in Ballston Spa, NY in October 2014.

2012 Finger Lakes Regional Rookie All-Star Team

In 2012, our team won the Rookie All-Star Award the Finger Lakes FIRST Regional at RIT in Rochester, NY, sending us to the FIRST World Championship in St. Louis, MO. What a great experience!

Mayor Richard P. Miller, Jr. declared February 5, 2013 as RoboKronos Day

RoboKronos Day

Oneonta, NY has declared February 5 "RoboKronos Day" in our city in honor of our team, issuing a Proclamation in our honor. The team has also honored City Hall for its support. Thank you, City of Oneonta!


Many thanks to Cornell Cooperative Extension 4-H Youth Development. It was the starting support for our team and served us very well. We will not forget all you did for us.

It's "mission is to create supportive environments in which diverse youth and adults reach their fullest potential as capable, competent, and caring citizens.  4-H supports numerous FIRST teams, and aims to engage a million new young people in science programs."

Go RoboKronos! RoboKronos is an equal opportunity program.


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