WARP7: FRC Team 865


Who Are We?

We are WARP7, a high school robotics team located in Toronto, Ontario, made up of over 60 dedicated students and mentors with an extensive alumni network. We participate annually in the FIRST Robotics Competition, a worldwide engineering challenge that includes thousands of teams and hundreds of thousands of students. Our robotics program encourages innovation and fosters well-rounded students with life skills including problem-solving, self-confidence, communication, and leadership.


WARP7 was one of the first teams in Canada to join FIRST Robotics and has been working for over a decade to inspire students and create the leaders of tomorrow. We’ve grown from a 7-member group of friends into an extensive group of students, parents, teachers, and alumni all passionate about furthering education in the STEM fields. Our mission is to go above and beyond the high school curriculum by educating students on how to design and build robotics systems using industry standard materials and tools, and to give students the opportunity to work together in teams to problem-solve and innovate.

What Do We Do?

As a robotics team, our team focuses on immersing high school students in the fundamentals of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) through the practical application of designing, manufacturing, assembling, and programming a robot to compete in the annual FIRST Robotics Competition. Additionally, our team strives to educate students in other fields through our business and media teams. By having so many different learning opportunities on WARP7, we are able to attract students interested in many different fields of study and career paths.

Team History

Notable Events

  • Finalists at the Georgian College Regional FRC.
  • Team 865 won a total 5 awards in the 2017 season, including:
    • The Creativity Award (sponsored by Xerox).
    • The Quality Award (sponsored by Motorola Solutions Foundation) at the North Bay Regional FRC.
    • The Innovation in Control Award (sponsored by Rockwell Automation) at the inaugural Ontario Provincial Championship.
  • Qualify for World Championships in St. Louis.
    • In our fourth trip to the World Championships, we made it to finals in our division (Archimedes).
  • We won our sixth Gracious Professionalism Award at GTR Central.
  • We won the Innovation in Control Award (sponsored by Rockwell Automation) at the Waterloo Regional FRC.
  • Team 865 won a Gracious Professionalism Award at GTR West.
  • We won the Waterloo Regional FRC.
  • We qualified for the FRC World Championships for the third time.
  • We attended our first off-season events:
    • Rah Cha Cha Ruckus in Rochester, NY
    • Fall Fiesta in Toronto, ON.
  • We won two more Gracious Professionalism Awards at Waterloo and GTR East Regionals.
  • We won a second Gracious Professionalism Award at the 2011 Waterloo Regional FRC.
  • Our first year attending more than one competition.
  • Team 865 won their first award: Gracious Professionalism at the 2010 Greater Toronto Regional.
  • We won the Greater Toronto Regional FRC.
  • We made it to FRC World Championships for the second time.
  • Team 865: WARP7: Western’s Association of Robotics Personnel is formed by 7 founding members.
  • We won the first ever Canadian Regional FRC.
  • In our rookie year, we made it to the FRC World Championships.



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Special thanks to all the families who have spent so much effort in funding us, feeding us, and supporting us!


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