Los Angeles Robotics (LA Robotics)

Los Angeles Robotics is a California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation.

LARobotics Brochure

Robotics Programs Supported

Southern California Regional Robotics Forum (SCRRF)

FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®)

FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC®)

FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®)

VEX IQ Challenge, VEX Robotics
Competition (VRC), and VEX U

Nelson Team Grants

Special Events


The specific purposes for which this corporation is organized include, but are not limited to:

  • Serving the public by offering fun, technology-based enrichment activities for youth and community outreach with a focus on robotics programs that are affordable and sustainable throughout Southern California.
  • Partnering with the FIRST LEGO League (FLL), FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC), and FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) programs to support regional events and the development of teams and volunteers.
  • Partnering with VEX IQ Challenge, VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) and VEX U programs to support regional events and the development of teams and volunteers.
  • Supporting the development of volunteers for regional and national events.

Board of Directors and Officers

The following Directors and Officers were elected and Committees were assigned at the Board of Directors Meeting on 5/10/2017 or added at the Board of Directors Meeting on 9/6/2017:

 Director  Term  Office  Partner / Chair  Committees
 David Brinza  2 yrs  President  Audit  Audit, SCRRF, Social Media,
 SCRRF Scholarships
 Joe Petito  1 yr  Vice
 SCRRF Scholarships  SCRRF,
 SCRRF Scholarships
 Terry Wells  1 yr  Secretary    SCRRF
 LeRoy Nelson  1 yr  Treasurer  Website  VEX Programs, Website
 Tony Ayad  2 yrs  Director  FLL  FLL
 Chris Husmann  2 yrs  Director  SCRRF Scrimmage  SCRRF
 Eileen Kahn  1 yr  Director  SCRRF Kit Bot Build,
 SCRRF Workshops,
 Social Media
 SCRRF Kit Bot Build,
 SCRRF Workshops,
 SCRRF Scholarships,
 Social Media
 Ross Mead  1 yr  Director    
 Tarek Shraibati  2 yrs  Director  VEX Programs  Audit, VEX Programs
 Alicia Skilton  2 yrs  Director    Website
 Amanda Sullivan  2 yrs  Director  FTC  FTC, Social Media,
 SCRRF Kit Bot Build,
 SCRRF Workshops

FLL = FIRST LEGO League, FTC = FIRST Tech Challenge,
SCRRF = Southern California Regional Robotics Forum

Minutes of Board of Directors Meetings

Corporate Documents

Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, Federal and State Registration Letters

Corporate ID Numbers

California Corporate or Organization No. 3103255 - nonprofit public benefit corporation

California Attorney General's Registry of Charitable Trusts No. CT0169201

Federal Employer ID No. 20-0572530 - registered 501(c)(3) charity

Donate to LA Robotics

Donate by check to :
    Los Angeles Robotics, ATTN: LeRoy Nelson, Treasurer
    1457 3rd Street, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.

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Corporate Office

Los Angeles Robotics
1457 3rd Street
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

(310) 937-7226
(310) 937-1416 Fax

Financial Reports

The LARobotics fiscal year begins on July 1 ends on June 30.
Semiannual reports for half years ending December 31 and for fiscal years.
Prior to November 30, 2013, LARobotics consisted of three divisions: FLL, FTC and SCRRF.
The FTC division was transferred to SMaRT Education after November 30, 2013.
The FLL division was transferred to Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles after April 30, 2014

Tax Returns

Federal IRS Forms 990-EZ or 990-N; California FTB Form 199, AGC Form RRF-1


FIRST®, FIRST® Robotics Competition, FRC®, FIRST® Tech Challenge, and FTC®, are registered trademarks of FIRST® (www.firstinspires.org).
FLL® and Jr.FLL™ are jointly held trademarks of FIRST® and The LEGO Group.
LEGO® is a registered trademark of The LEGO Group.
FIRST® and The LEGO Group are not overseeing, involved with, or responsible for this activity, product, or service.