Los Angeles Robotics (LA Robotics)

Los Angeles Robotics is a California Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation.

Robotics Programs Supported

Southern California Regional Robotics Forum (SCRRF)

FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®)

FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC®)

FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL®) and
Junior FIRST LEGO League (Jr. FLL®)

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



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 FIRST LEGO League (FLL) to support regional FLL and Junior FLL events and the development of FLL and Junior FLL teams and volunteers.
  • Partnering with FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) to support regional FTC events and the development of FTC teams and volunteers.
  • Partnering with FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) to support regional FRC events and the development of FRC teams and volunteers.
  • Partnering with VEX Robotics Competition (VRC) to support regional VRC events and the development of VRC 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 at the Board of Directors Meeting on 5/12/2015:

 Director  Term  Office  Committees  Partner/Chair
 Andy Crick  1 year  President  Educational Outreach, 
 David Brinza  2 years  VP  Audit, SCRRF  Audit
 Terry Wells  1 year  Secretary  FLL, SCRRF  
 LeRoy Nelson  1 year  Treasurer  SCRRF, VEX  VRC, VEX
 Tony Ayad  2 years  Director  FLL  FLL
 Chris Husmann  2 years  Director  SCRRF
 Gigi Johnson  2 years  Director  FTC   FTC
 Ross Mead  1 year  Director  Botball, ESR, Social Media  Botball, ESR,
 Social Media
 Darryl Newhouse  1 year  Director  FLL, SCRRF  
 Joe Petito  1 year  Director  Educational Outreach, SCRRF  Educational 
 Eileen Kahn  Board  Advisor  Educational Outreach 
 Social Media

ESR = Educational STEM Research, 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.

Donate by credit card, debit card or electronic check using the PayPal button below.
Los Angeles Robotics

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.