Duluth Regional Competition-Wednesday

Power tools blare in the background as you try to talk code programming to someone you met 15 minutes ago. This is FIRST Robotics, a chaotic and turbulent program that is hosting their regional competition in Duluth, MN this year. Today was the first day of the competition, and while hectic, it’s nothing compared to…
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Week Three: Daredevils

Day 16: Monday, January 19 Today, Build Department continued to work on the lift design and drivetrain. The Programming Department worked on custom controllers and electronics as well as finalizing the placement for the electronics on the robot. Day 17: Tuesday, January 20 The Build Department is now back at the high school, and all…
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Week Two: Daredevils

Day 8: Saturday, January 10, 2015 Today the frame was welded together and new team members got a chance to use some of the bigger tools. Junior Claira Allgood got to use the bandsaw to cut aluminum pieces for the frame, and the belt sander to smooth the edges. Day 9: Sunday, January 11, 2015…
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Week One: Daredevils

Day 1: KICKOFF Saturday, January 3, 2015 The 2015 season began early in the morning in Bohannon 90 at UMD where teams waited for the live FIRST broadcast. After Recycle Rush was revealed, teams lined up to receive their 2015 kit of parts. Then they were off for a day of brainstorming and reviewing the…
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What Is BlueDevil Press?

Back in March 7-9, of 2013, the Duluth East Daredevils decided to further spread the ideals and messages of For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology (FIRST) by writing articles every day during both the Northern Lights and Lake Superior Regionals. Unable to monitor such large competitions with almost 100 teams, so the Daredevils…
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