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Our team is excited for this year's season, DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE! This game is space-adventure themed, and we think that's downright cool! We're hard at work on our robot for this competition right now, and you'll be able to see us compete at the Bayou Regional from March 20th to 23rd and the Smoky Mountains Regional from March 27th to 30th.

The L&N STEMpunks

We are a student led nonprofit organization from the L&N STEM Academy with a passion to learn and innovate. We work to spread STEM education and FIRST programs throughout the East Tennessee region. Although the FIRST Robotics Competition focuses on building robots, many of our members specialize in other fields such as design, business management, media production, and programming.

L&N STEM Academy

Our team is based at the L&N STEM Academy in Knoxville, Tennessee. The L&N STEM Academy is a public magnet high school with a lottery system, ranked 6th in the state. We're a short walk away from the iconic Sunsphere and Knoxville's vibrant downtown center.



FIRST’s mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.