A founding partner of FIRST Team 585, NASA has provided funding, mentors, and fabrication support since 2001. Many of our graduates have participated in intern programs at NASA Armstrong. We are very happy to call ourselves a NASA Home Team. Through our partnership with NASA, our students have given robot demonstrations and hosted booths at events.
A long term partner with FIRST Team 585, Lockheed Martin provides funding and mentors. In 2014, Lockheed started offering summer Exploratory Work Experience Education opportunities specifically for our students. Through our partnership with Lockheed Martin, our students host a booth and robot demonstration in the STEM tent at the LA County Airshow.
A new partner with FIRST Team 585 since the 2016 season (FIRST Stronghold), UTC provides funding and mentors. UTC also sponsored teams in our Junior Robotics program - FTC Team 11842 - the Cyber War Machines, and FLL Team 28122 - the Tomahawks.
A new partner with FIRST Team 585 since the 2016 season (FIRST Stronghold), Boeing provides funding and mentors.
A long term partner with FIRST Team 585, the Air Force Research Labs at Edwards Air Force Base provides funding and mentors. Since 2015, the DoD STEM program has also funded FLL Jr. Teams 5096, 5271, and 5272 in our Junior Robotics program.
A long term partner with FIRST Team 585, Northrop Grumman provides funding, mentors, and fabrication support. Through Northrop Grumman’s wholely owned subsidiary, Scaled Composites, our students have hosted booths a Mojave Air and Space port events and our students participate in the NG HSIC each year.
A new partner with FIRST Team 585 since the 2016 season (FIRST Stronghold), sPower provides monetary support to the team. Through our partnership with sPower, students hosted an informational booth at the Kern Energy Summit in November, 2016.
A new partner with FIRST Team 585 since the 2016 season (FIRST Stronghold), National Instruments provides funding and mentors.
A new partner with FIRST Team 585 since the 2017 season (FIRST STEAMworks), SWE provides funding, training, and mentors.
Through DonorsChoose.org and the Think It Up! program, Staples donated a vertical milling machine to our robotics shop.
Through DonorsChoose.org and the annual Fuel Your School campaign, Chevron has donated technology and supplies for our programs.
Powerstride Battery of Bakersfield has provides batteries for our competiton robot and other projects.
Thanks to the support of these businesses, the 2017 Chili Cook-Off raised over $3,300 to support the programs of FIRST Team 585
Four one-day park-hopper tickets
One month’s supply of snacks
One Month Membership
Four Movie Passes
2 Tickets for Dinner and Entertainment
Family Four Pack
Tickets and Gift Basket
Gift Certificate and Bottle
Tickets for four
Thanks to the support of these businesses, the 2016 Quarter Auction raised over $2,500 to support the programs of FIRST Team 585
Four admission tickets
2 - 5 Bogo Gift Cards
HIdaway Key Cat
Bottle of deodorizer, Tag, and Toy
Nuts and Bolts Toy Set
Bucket of goods
Pink Purse and Scarf
Inflatable Snowman and Fake Snow
Haircut and Eyebrow Wax
Pet Wash Certificate
Scenic Glide Ride
Wooden figure 8 train set
Tumbler & One Month Pass
Gel & 1 free hair cut
Baby Night Light with Sconce
1 Free Meal
$20 Gift Certificate
Bowls with Lids
Sweatshirt & Beanie
Apple Jack Candle
Welcom Glass Trivet
Knit Fun Goldfish Kit
Leggings & Stocking
Potato Soup Gift Basket
Note Holder & Custom Coaster
5 free Express Washes
5 Charburgers with Cheese
$20 Gift Card
2 Free Appetizer or Slice of Cheesecake
Sugar Body Scrub
Cut, wash, & style
Hand lotion gift sets
Gift Card & Shaker Bottle