About our Team

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We are Team 5064, a FIRST Robotics Competition team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Our goal is to actively and continuously strive to improve ourselves and others by practising and promoting the Core Values of FIRST both in and out of competition…, oh, and we build awesome robots too. Our team’s motto is Go FAST., where FAST stands for

  • Fast: as in the physical quantity velocity having both a speed and direction
  • Agile: as in quickly, smartly and resourcefully responding to change
  • Strong: as in having great physical and mental strength and resilience
  • Trained: as in mastering the necessary skills to excel and reach our goals

By going FAST we continuously challenging ourselves, our team and our robot with the goal of reaching our full potential. We do not settle for easy solutions, we strive for FAST solutions.

We are recruiting team members, students and mentors, right now. If you are interested in sponsoring us, see Sponsor page.


We run two different programs for students interested in high-level robotics in Edmonton, our coursework and our team.


If you are interested in starting your own robotics team or joining an existing one other than us, come take the electronics and programming section of our program. This will give you a great start in advanced concepts vital for being able to compete, taught by Edmonton’s top FRC team members and mentors. Learn to program in C and work with electronics on the Arduino platform, which will give you the confidence to build bigger! Course work is done Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 pm from September 8th to December 10th, 2015.

Join Team 5064

Students from any school in the Edmonton area from Grade 8 to 12 wanting to join the team will meet from September to June. Regular meetings are Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30-8:30 pm, beginning September 8th, 2015 through to June 2, 2016. The FRC build season is six weeks from the beginning of January to mid-February. During this time, the team meets 6 days per week, generally for 3 hours per night. Students who are technically inclined will do the Coursework September to December. Students who are not part of the technical crew will spend the first months doing advertising, fundraising and outreach activities.


We are recruiting…

Do you have what it takes to join Team 5064? We are recruiting students and mentors for the competition season right now. Join us for this unique and once in a life time opportunity to get involved with hands-on engineering and science, gaining practical experience in mechanical and electrical engineering, programming, project management, teamwork and problem solving, while having lots of fun. Any student in grades 8 through 12 in the Edmonton area is welcome to join us. High school students have the opportunity to achieve high school credits by participating in this program.

For more information contact us, or register now!

The team

Type Information
Team Number 5064
Home of Operations Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Started in 2014 Season