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Lake Washington High School Robotics

Code Purple
FRC Team 5827

Welcome to the home page of Code Purple, FRC Team 5827. We participate in FIRST Robotics competitions and evangelize STEM ideals in our local community.

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About Us

Since 2016, Team 5827 has been involved with FIRST robotics to teach students STEM concepts -- from strategy, coding, CAD, mechanical design, business planning, to marketing and finance.

Our Mission

We empower students to learn about robotics, build community, while creating a competitive robot with strong guidance and mentorship along the way.

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Whether you contribute financially or help as a mentor, you can make a real difference to our team.

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Code Purple!

Our Club

We are Code Purple (Team 5827), an FRC robotics club from Lake Washington High School and other local schools, based in Kirkland, Washington. Our club was started in 2011 as a VRC team, and switched from Vex to FRC for the 2016 season for a greater challenge and more opportunities to enhance our STEM principles. We found it to be an amazing opportunity to both learn and grow. Starting in January of every year, the FRC season begins again and our club members build a robot to compete in the current year’s FRC challenge. Running a team is expensive, so donations are always welcome!

While we didn’t get to compete directly with other teams in 2020 and 2021 due to COVID, we are excited about participating in the upcoming 2022 season! For more details, check out the FIRST site here.

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how you can help

Join our Team

Are you a high school student in the Redmond or Kirkland area and interested in robotics? Join us!

Make a donation

Robot parts, electronics, competition fees, and transportation all add up. Your generosity allows us to build a world-class team and provides us with valuable resources to keep our students learning and growing.

Help as a Mentor

Providing insight, guidance, and subject matter expertise to high school students is an extremely rewarding experience and can make a tangible difference in students lives.


Thank you to our generous 2022 Season sponsors