The 50+ high school members of CRyptonite Robotics learn to design and build a robot to tackle challenging problems.

our people

Our team is composed of students, parents, and mentors, who come together to complete the yearly FIRST robotics challenge and collaborate to enhance our community. Learn about the people who make this a reality, and the legacy of past members.

About us

CRyptonite competes in the FIRST Robotics Competition, or FRC. Learn all about our parent organization (FIRST), our competition (FRC), and the history behind our team.


In addition to the robot, CRyptonite is active in the community, carrying out STEM-related outreach activities. We hold annual Science Day Camps for local kids, STEM nights for the community, and share our resources with fellow teams.

CRyptonite is a robotics team from Cinco Ranch High School in Katy, Texas
Team Motto: "Engineering a Path to our Future"


Parents are the underlying reason this program is possible in the first place. Without their involvement, this team would not be able to function smoothly. Learn more about the role you can fill as a parent and how to join “Club 624”, our parent sponsorship program. 

We’ve continued to expand our social media, while creating a community newsletter, and developing brand standards to present a unified image. 


View our video and photo gallery, read up on our latest blog posts, and check out our marketing strategy.

Without sponsors providing material and financial support, our team wouldn’t be able to continue. Our relationship with sponsors goes beyond the checkbook, with a cornerstone of our program to build lasting and meaningful connections with those who support us.  Learn more about the benefits and process of sponsoring our team.


Whats happening Now

In our spring semester, we are currently in the process of of designing, prototyping, and fabricating a new robot for the 2024 FRC season, Crescendo. This year’s game involves shooting notes into different zones and climbing onto a chain towards the end the match with the other robots.


San Antonio District Event

This past weekend, Team 624 traveled to the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio for the San Antonio district event. After qualification matches, we seeded 3rd and ended up being picked by 1477 Texas Torque to join the #1 seeded alliance. Alongside 1477 Texas Torque and 5103 Jaegernauts, we ended up going undefeated in playoffs, championing […]

Katy District Event

624 had a great time competing at the Merrell Center this past weekend for the Katy District Event. After qualification matches, CRyptonite finished as the second seeded team, going on to captain the 2nd alliance with partners 231 High Voltage and 6645 Alloy Obsession. We finished the event as District Finalists and won the Engineering […]


Team 624 CRyptonite members convened at Cinco Ranch High School for a day of planning, strategy, and brainstorming to kickoff the new season. We watched the game reveal, discussed possible paths of design and future goals for our team as a whole. We can’t wait to CRescendo into the season!

FRC Rookie Team Conference

Team 624 had the honor of hosting and new FRC teams to the FIT community at the Robert R Shaw S.T.E.A.M Center. Thank you to F.I.T and Bechtel for organizing this event and making it possible 🙂

Science Day Camp

Team 624’s annual science day camp was a massive success! Students from elementary and middle schools around the Greater Houston area joined our team members for a day of exciting S.T.E.A.M related activities,

The Remix

Team 624 CRyptonite had a great time competing at the Remix competition at College Park High School. We had the privilege of playing with great teams all around Texas and even some teams outside of Texas! After seeding third after qualifications, we ended up going undefeated in playoffs with Team 8515 Photon and Team 3735 […]

CRyptic Masterminds Summer Camp

Over the summer, Team 624 members got together to host a week long spy themed summer camp for kids in elementary and middle school. The kids got hands on experience with fun stem-related activities and enjoyed themselves with the task of finding the “spy” at the camp.

Texas Robotics Invitational

Team 624 CRyptonite competed at the Texas Robotics Invitational, hosted at Strake Jesuit College Preparatory. We enjoyed the competition which included many teams from Texas and a few from outside of Texas. Students had fun as the first seed alliance captain, championing the event for a second year in a row with 3005 Robochargers and […]

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