OCCRA (Oakland County Competitive Robotics Association)

OCCRA was formed to generate interest and enthusiasm for technical and academic disciplines such as design, engineering, physics, and electronics. OCCRA is a way to encourage students who devote their energies to these areas of study.

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Goals of the program

  • To generate enthusiasm for technical and academic disciplines such as design, engineering, physics and electronics.
  • To provide a format for integrating and applying diverse scientific and technical areas of study within the school curriculum.
  • To provide recognition and encouragement for students who devote their energies to these areas of study.
  • To promote team/workplace skills and good sportsmanship.
  • To raise awareness within the high schools about math, science, and engineering and to prepare students for the diverse technical career options available in our county and state.
  • To create school-corporate partnerships that will enrich the high school experience for our students by provideing greater accessibility to people in scientific and technical careers.