بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
What a perfect way to show unity of our Ummah! Students from MAS-Dallas, Islamic School of Irving, East Plano Islamic Center(EPIC), and Valley Ranch Islamic Center (VRIC) formed the world-class team called ITKAN Robotics FRC #9128 under the exceptional leadership of Dr. Mohamed Ebeida, founder of ITKAN Institute of Technology, anon-profit 501(c)3 that aims to educate Muslim youth to be leaders in technology. The team won two top awards at the World Championship 2023 which is considered the ultimate Sport for the Mind TM .
The FIRST World Championship was held at George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston between April 19 – April 22,2023. While competing at the highest level, the team fasted the last two days of Ramadan and celebrated Eid al-Fitr at the Convention Center.
ITKAN Robotics invited everyone at the World Championship to join Eid al-Fitr Prayers, shared breakfast, and Eid Goodie bags. To accommodate Muslims from around the world, the team organized 3 Eid Salahs and appreciate FIRST for facilitating the prayer space.
AWARDS at World Championship 2023
“We made waves, we made an impact, our actions spoke louder than words.”
ITKAN Robotics team graciously appreciates the support and contributions received from MAS-Dallas, our primary partner and host. They also extend their gratitude to Islamic school of Irving, Islamic Association of North Texas (IANT), Islamic Center of Frisco (ICF), and Islamic Center of Euless (ICOE). They thank their top sponsors, NASA, Texas Instruments, Space X, and many other individuals who believed in and supported them. They celebrate their success story with all of you and look forward to another exciting season next year.