Inspire Others for God's Glory
Through Faith in Jesus Christ,
Our Lord and Savior!

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith –
and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God –
not by works, so that no one can boast.
For we are God's workmanship,
created in Christ Jesus to do good works,
which God prepared in advance for us to do."
(Ephesians 2:8-10)

(Grades K-4)

FIRST LEGO League Jr. (FLL Jr.) is proof it’s never too early to discover an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)! Designed to capture young children’s curiosity and direct it toward discovering the wonders of science and technology, this program features a real-world challenge…

(Grades 4-8)

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) is an elite robotics sport. Tomorrow’s innovators practice imaginative thinking and teamwork. Guided by adult Coaches, FIRST LEGO League teams must design, build, program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology, then compete on a table-top playing field. They….

FIRST Tech Challenge
(Grades 7-12)

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is way more than building robots. FIRST Tech Challenge teams are challenged to design, build, program, and operate robots to compete in a head-to-head challenge in an alliance format. Participants call it “the hardest fun you’ll ever have!” Guided by adult Coaches and Mentors….


Post – Season FTC Scrimmage RSVP

Attention all LAFTC teams: A post-season in-person robotics scrimmage has been scheduled for Saturday, May 1, 2021, from 1-4 PM (one week after the Championship). This will be an outside event hosted by Operation T.A.C. and iBOTZ at our local non-denominational church, Pacific Coast Church, in San Clemente. We have greatly missed connecting with other teams and we sincerely hope you can join us. To participate, please sign up below.


Helpful CAD Files

Check out some specially designed CAD files that you can print!


Outreach Projects:
Inspire others with FIRST robotics!

“Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others.” 
(Philippians 2:4)


By God’s grace, Operation T.A.C. (Technology and Character) has been blessed to
receive special recognition over the years. Thank you, Jesus! 
“The horse [or robot!] is made ready for the day of battle,
but victory rests with the Lord.” (Proverbs 21:31)

1st Year     2013-2014

– 1st Place Championship (FLL) (Regional Qualifier)
– 1st Place Robot Performance (FLL) (Regional Qualifier)
– 1st Place Robot Performance (FLL) (Spring Showdown)

2nd Year     2014-2015

– 2nd Place Robot Performance (FLL) (World Class)
– 1st Place Championship (FLL) (Spring Showdown)

3rd Year     2015-2016

– 1st Place Championship (FLL) (Regional Qualifier)
– 1st Place Robot Performance (FLL) (Regional Qualifier)
– 1st Place Robot Strategy and Innovation (FLL) (Southern California)
– 1st Place Championship (FLL) (Spring Showdown)
– 2nd Place Robot Performance (FLL) (Spring Showdown)

4th Year     2016-2017

– 1st Place Championship (FLL) (Regional Qualifier)
– 1st Place Robot Performance (FLL) (Regional Qualifier)
– 1st Place F.I.R.S.T. LEGO League Southern California Championship (FLL) (Southern California)
– 2nd Place Innovation Award (FLL) (World Festival)

5th Year     2017-2018

– 1st Place Championship (FLL) (Regional Qualifier)
– 1st Place Robot Performance (FLL) (Regional Qualifier)
– 2nd Place Global Innovation Award (FLL) (Southern California)
– Selected for the top 20 Project Innovation (FLL) (Global Innovation Award) 
– 1st Place “So You Want to Be an Innovator” (FLL) (Global Innovation Award)

6th Year     2018-2019

– 1st Place Winning Alliance (first pick) (FTC) (Inter-League Tournament)
– 2nd Place Winning Alliance (1st place alliance captain) (FTC) (Southern California Invitational Games)

7th Year     2019-2020

– 2nd Place Championship (FLL) (Regional Qualifier)
– 2nd Place Robot Performance (FLL) (Regional Qualifier)
– 2nd Place Robot Performance (FLL) (Southern California)
– 2nd Place Robot Strategy and Innovation (FLL) (Southern California)
– Finalist Alliance (FTC) (Inter-Laeague Tournament)
– 1st Place Connect Award (FTC) (Inter-Laeague Tournament)
– 1st Place Compass Award (FTC) (Southern California Championship Tournament)
– Finalist Alliance (FTC) (Southern California Championship Tournament)
– Deans’s List Finalist (FTC) (World Festival)

8st Year     2020-2021

– 1st Place Inspire Award (FTC) (Inter-Laeague Tournament)
– 2nd Place Desgin Award (FTC) (Inter-Laeague Tournament)
– 2nd Place Collins Aerospace Innovate Award (FTC) (Inter-Laeague Tournament)
– 2nd Place Connect Award (FTC) (Inter-Laeague Tournament)
– Dean’s List Semi-Finalist (FTC) (Inter-Laeague Tournament)
– Dean’s List Semi-Finalist (FTC) (Inter-Laeague Tournament)

Contact us

Questions?  Email us at info@operationtac.com.  We would love to hear from you!

[Thank you!]