Welcome to PhyXTGears

An award winning member of the international FIRST Robotics community.

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OUR mission

The mission of East Central Indiana Robotics (ECIR), PhyXTGears Team 1720, is to cultivate excitement, understanding and skill in the fields of STEM through the FIRSTĀ® Robotics program. Through the use of problem-solving, teamwork, time management, and project development, ECIR promotes innovation, integrity, and passion in all we do, and strives to prepare student leaders in order to positively impact our local community.


Our Subteams


Our programing team is responsible for designing, implementing, and optimizing the software that controls the robot.


Our engineering team focuses on designing, building, and maintaining the physical structure of the robot.


Our woodworking team contributes to the construction of the robot,and plays the key role in building our robot’s playing field.

Why Us?

Gracious Professionalism

With Gracious Professionalism, fierce competition and mutual gain are not separate notions. Gracious professionals learn and compete like crazy, but treat one another with respect and kindness in the process.

15+ Years of Experience

Join us to benefit from over 15 years of invaluable experience in robotics competitions, providing a rich learning environment and expertise that will propel your skills to new heights.

30+ Total Awards Won

Starting with our Highest Rookie Seed Award in 2006 we have been consistently getting awards, such as the Gracious Professionalism Award, and the Excellence in Engineering Award.