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We're Team 5962, also known as perSEVERE, a FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) team from Lowell, Massachusetts. We welcome students in grades 8-12 from any school, as well as mentors from any town or company.

Every year, we analyze the game that FIRST releases and design, build, wire, and test a robot to compete with teams from across New England and around the world. We're also highly involved in our community through fundraising and outreach events!

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Group photo of Team 5962 at Bishop Guertin Week 0 Event 2020
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Latest Updates

March 11: 2020 FRC Season has been cancelled due to health concerns. Here is the official statement from FIRST

March 8: After our first build season with no bag, we’re proud to reveal our 2020 season robot, TRENCHWALKER! If you want to learn more about the robot click here for documentation

February 18: Here is our Week Zero Recap! Thank you to Team 811 at Bishop Guerton HS in Nashua, NH for hosting this great event! Team 5962 ranked 6th in the qualifications with a record of 6-3-0. We captained the 5th seed...

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The generosity of our sponsors is crucial to our success. Our 2020 season gold sponsors included Merrimack Valley Robotics, UMass Lowell, Analog Devices, Best Buy, Best Buy, IBM, Boston Scientific, BAE Systems, Colonial Electronics Manufacturing, Precision Manufacturing, Apex Tool Group, Carbon Colors, Juniper Networks, Teradyne, and Nokia Bell Labs. Silver sponsors included New England BioLabs, Kronos, Workers Credit Union and Fisher Unitech. Sponsor

Team 5962 Drive Team at Bishop Guertin Week 0 Event 2020