Our Robotic Roots

Kettering University has been active in FIRST and VEX Robotics for more than 20 years. The University houses a FIRST Community Center, hosts robotics competitions, awards robotics scholarships and offers pre-college and other robotics programs. Students at Kettering pursue robotic interests in academic programs, compete in collegiate robotics and serve as mentors for K-12 robotic teams.

Events & Programs

Students working in the VEX Robotics lab.

Upcoming Robotics Events

Look for us at these upcoming events:

  • MI FRC State Championship - April 13-16, 2022
  • FIRST World Championship in Houston, TX - April 20-23, 2022
  • VEX World Championship in Dallas, TX - May 5-9, 2022
  • RADC Aerial Drones World Championship in Dallas, TX - May 10-12, 2022



FIRST Summer Camps - 2022

We offer summer camps for students from elementary to high school. Information on the 2022 FIRST summer camps is below.

VEX Robotics is educational robotics for everyone.

VEX Summer Camps - 2022

Our programs serve everyone from first graders to high school. Information on the VEX 2022 summer camps can be found below.

Kettering University students love robotics and so much more. We have competitive teams in Combat Robotics, Esports, and SAE competitions including Formula, Autodrive, Baja and Clean Snowmobiling.

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Robotics at Kettering University.