St. Louis, MO 2013 FIRST World Championship

The team poses in front of the FIRST logo at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, MO.

Fantastic Fans!

A kindergarten class sports their new Daredevil fan shirts during the school day. Lots of our outreach involves the younger generation. Are you in the Duluth area and would like to see if the Daredevils can come to your school? Contact us using the tab above!

BlueDevil Press

Members of the BlueDevil Press hold wraps advertising the Double DECCer Regional that went around the Duluth News Tribune. Read more about this under the Media tab and BlueDevil Press.

Northern Lights Regional

Fans and team members cheer as our team name is announced during the Northern Lights Regional Quarter Finals.

Minnesota Senator Al Franken Visits Archer Racing

This past Martin Luther King day, we were honored with a visit from Senator Al Franken at one of our sponsor locations, Archer Racing. We got to show him our team as well as our robots, new and old.

 

Gitchi Gummi Get Together: UPDATE

Due to a sudden surge in interest, if your team is making last minute plans to attend this event and you need an extension, please contact us at daredevils2512@gmail.com or our team co-captain karl@fazwak.com.

Gitchi Gummi Get Together

Gitchi Gummi Get Together LogoIt’s finally here! The first ever Gitchi Gummi Get Together, and it’s coming this summer. After a lot of planning and organizing, we’ve finally pulled together our own summer regional. As always, it’s free and open to the public. We will also need about 80 volunteers to pull this off. If you want to help us out by donating your time, click here!

What: Gitchi Gummi Get Together
When: August 16, 2014
Where: Duluth East High School, 301 N 40th Ave East
Costs: Lunch is $5.00, and registration is $175.00.

Due to a sudden surge in interest, if your team is making last minute plans to attend this event and you need an extension, please contact us at daredevils2512@gmail.com or our team co-captain karl@fazwak.com.

Teams registered as of 7/14/2014

  1. Team 857, Superior Roboworks
  2. Team 876, Thunder Robotics
  3. Team 2169, KING TeC
  4. Team 2175, The Fighting Calculators
  5. Team 2512, Duluth East Daredevils
  6. Team 3293, Otterbots
  7. Team 4009, DNA Robotics

Sound interesting? Register here!

Relay for Life

Please come and see us, or even participate in the overnight Relay for Life walk July 18 at the College of St. Scholastica. The event will be starting at 6:00 p.m. and we will be presenting on stage at 8:30 p.m. with our robots. Participants will also be allowed to interact with the robots using the controls along with a donation to the American Cancer Society! There will be food, games, and activities for everyone. Make sure to come check it out and support the fight against cancer!

Help us help the American Cancer Society by making a donation directly to our team. You can donate to our team in person, or digitally through our team page by clicking here. For more information about Relay, click here.

Kent Christianson Benefit Fundraiser

Thursday, August 7, there will be a benefit fundraiser at Skyline Bowling Lanes off Miller Trunk Highway for Kent Christianson of Fastline Graphix. From 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. there will be a taco bar, raffle, and silent auction. Tickets are $10.00 and all proceeds will go to Kent’s medical expenses.
Kent has been a major contributor of the Daredevils with graphics for our robot and trailer since 2012. We are appreciative of any and all support provided.

Kent’s Story:
Kent developed a pneumonia like infection which severely damaged his lungs. He is currently at the U of M Hospital recovering after a double lung transplant. Kent is self-employed at Fastline Graphix and is unable to work. Kent needs our help in covering medical costs during his hospital stay and recovery.

Tickets can be purchased at Skyline Lanes, Troys Amoco, Accurate Auto Repair, or by email request; kentchristiansonbenefit@gmail.com. For any questions, contact (218) 393-3804.

Cash donations can be made directly to Kent Christianson Benefit Fund, US Bank, or by electronic deposit at www.fundly.com.

Fourth of July

Looking for something fun and family friendly this Fourth? Then come to the Duluth Huskies baseball game! We will be there face painting, demonstrating our robots, shooting foam baseballs, and fundraising. And of course, there will be fireworks! Also, for those of you who didn’t know, together we raised $200.00 for CHUM at the Rhubarb Festival this past weekend!

CHUM Rhubarb Festival 10th Anniversary!

CHUM Rhubarb LogoOn June 28, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. we will be demonstrating Arcana and Aries at the Rhubarb Festival for the CHUM fundraiser at the First Lutheran Church (11th Avenue East and London Road). Visitors to our booth will be able to feed Aries a ball, or take five shots with Arcana for a donation of only $1.00! There will be a silent auction including the work of local artists, as well as gift certificates and other merchandise. There will also be live music, games, crafts, and of course, rhubarb! In addition to these activities attendees will be able to indulge in many classic and not so classic rhubarb recipes. Among these delectable creations will be an assortment of rhubarb pies, muffins, crisps, brats, and burritos.

Admission is free and we would love for anyone available to come down and see us at this great event, and support CHUM in the process!