Founded in 2016, Globetrotters Robotics Team 5927 is a FIRST robotics team based in Zeeland, Michigan. The team is comprised High School students from iCademy Global Virtual and West Michigan area homeschools. They operate under the guidance and instruction from local community industry mentors, teachers, and parents.
Our Mission Statement:
Globetrotters are dedicated to fostering a passion for STEM amongst our students, while developing life-changing capabilities including self-confidence, collaboration, resilience, and innovation - equipping them to be future leaders in the fields of STEM. Team 5927 strives to embody the FIRST philosophies of Gracious Professionalism and Coopertition.
5927 is in its eighth year of competition. Since 2018, the Globetrotters have acquired 4 district banners. Here is a quick breakdown of competition history:
- 29th at St. Joe district event.
- 9th at West Michigan as the second pick of the fourth alliance.
- Competed in a series of virtual competitions.
- Before the season was canceled, we were able to win the St. Joe District event as the first pick of the second alliance.
- District win at St. Joe as the first pick of the second alliance.
- District win at West Michigan as the third alliance captain.
- 15th on field at Michigan state championship
- Archimedes Division at Worlds.
- District win at West Michigan as the second pick of the first alliance.
- 2nd place at St. Joe district as second pick of the second alliance.
- 20th on field at Michigan state championship