The Resistance


Logo of The Resistance

86868: The Resistance was a high school robotics team from Santa Clara, California consisting of brothers Bryon Tjanaka and Dylon Tjanaka. The team competed in the VEX Robotics Competition from 2016-2019. In its inaugural season playing the game Starstruck, the team experienced unprecedented success, winning 13 regional tournaments and the 2017 VEX Robotics High School World Championship. Until its retirement in 2019, The Resistance continued to experience great success, gathering numerous accolades and winning the 2018 California State Championship. In total, The Resistance received 93 awards in its three-season career. Check out the brief timeline below or visit the team Instagram for more information.

A Brief History



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The Resistance is proud to be affiliated with the following alliances:

Camel Alliance

Camel Alliance

Breadstick Alliance

Breadstick Alliance