Category: The Team

Firebears Programming 1.19.17

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The MN 10,000 Lakes Regional Leads Us to The FIRST World Championship!

This past weekend we were finalists at the Minnesota 10,000 Lakes Regional Tournament held at U of M in Minneapolis at Williams Arena.  In qualification rounds, we were ranked 4th in a field of 63 teams, making us an alliance

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Arduino Programming

This Fall we’ll be using Arduino microcontrollers to teach programming and also to  cross-train with the electrical subteam.  Microcontrollers  are small computers that are well suited to  electrical hacking. We’ll be writing little Arduino programs in C++, which is similar to the Java programming language

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Gitchi Gummi 2015

This weekend, the FireBears camped out at Spirit Mountain in Duluth for the Gitchi Gummi Get Together, an off-season FRC competition hosted by the Duluth East Daredevils. This off-season competition was unique in that there were only ten teams in

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The Parts: Atlas Precision Sheet Metal Solutions

The mechanical team had wide smiles when they finally got to set their eyes on the parts. The parts, manufactured by our sponsor Atlas Precision Sheet Metal, were beautiful pieces of artfully crafted metal. “I almost cried, they were so

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