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Students gathered driving a robot on carpet inside of a mini gym at Hollis Brookline Middle School.

The Force Team, also known as Team 1073, is a high school FIRST® Robotics Competition team from Hollis, NH. Our base of operations is at Hollis-Brookline High School, where we assemble students from the towns of Hollis and Brookline.

The purpose of the FIRST® Robotics Competition Team at Hollis-Brookline High School is to inspire and prepare our students to become the leaders, innovators and technologically-literate citizens of tomorrow. We follow FIRST®’s vision of inspiring young people to pursue opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math by providing an accessible, innovative program that builds self-confidence, knowledge, professionalism and life skills.

Recent Activities

Camp Force

Robotics Summer Program

1073's Camp Force is an in-person, week-long robotics day camp for students aged 12-14 who are Brookline or Hollis, NH residents. Designed to be a fun, Covid-19 safe competition, students will be split into groups of four each led by a member of Team 1073 to learn basic skills needed in the FIRST® Robotics Program. Students do not need any prior robotics experience to register! The cost of the camp is $150.

Logo for 1073's camp force, with a rocket inside a blue and orange orbit

2021 Season - Achievements

Infinite Recharge at Home

We are pleased to announce that our hard work has paid off and we are the winners of the Zinc Group for the Infinite Recharge at Home Challenges! We have also received the "Excellence in Engineering" Award for our math-based planning and fabrication. Thank you to all of our sponsors and our community, who provided us with the support to accomplish this.

Chairman's Award

We are pleased to announce that we have made it to the District level of the 2021 Chairman's Award, which celebrates a team that exemplifies FIRST's core values and celebrates a team's ability to make an impact in their community. Thank you so much to the Hollis-Brookline Community for all of your support. We couldn't have done it without you!

Dean's List Finalists

Dean's List is the most prestigious award in FRC that celebrates individual student achievement. Each year, it is given to students who exemplify FIRST's core values. We are pleased to announce that our two Dean's List Nominees and current CEOs, Alex Hill & Claudia Pack, have both received the finalist distinction for this award. Congratulations on this achievement!

Game Design Challenge

Our Game Design Challenge submission "Shipwrecked" won the Designer's Award, and was a semifinalist in the NE District Awards ceremony! Thank you to our sponsor, Tucker Engineering, for supporting us throughout this difficult season! We could not have done this without you. 

2020-21 Game Theme

Despite all of the challenges presented by the global pandemic, FIRST® continues to provide opportunities that inspire and educate students. One such opportunity was an adaptation of the 2020 FIRST®  Roboitcs Competition seasonal game into a series of at-home challenges.

Infinite Recharge at Home

Infinite Recharge at Home is the robot competition aspect of this year's game. It is based on the 2020 game, Infinite Recharge, and consists of 5 challenges that are recorded and submitted remotely. Click the button below to check out our recorded challenge runs and learn more about the 5 challenges. 

Logo for the Infinite Recharge game through FIRST robotics. Futuristic city in blue and yellow
Pirate-themed ship wrecked logo with a kracken attacking a ship and scrolls with the game name

Game Design Challenge

In the absence of a traditional game this year, FRC teams were challenged to create a concept for an FRC game they would like to play in the future. This challenge was left open-ended, with plenty of room for us to be creative. Our final product was a game concept titled "Shipwrecked". To create this game, we partnered with one of our sponsors, Tucker Engineering.

Thank You Community!

2020 Raffle Drawing

Recent Activities

Team members holding PPE they created

FRC 1073 Makes COVID-19 Masks!

2020 Off-Season Activity