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North Branch Area High School was robotics central all day Saturday as 24 teams competed for a berth in the FIRST Tech Challenge State Tournament. After 42 round of qualifying matches, one of two teams from North was selected to take part in the elimination rounds. Team 7289, Genius, and their two a...Read More
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North Branch Area High School is hosting a 24-team FIRST Tech Challenge robotics qualifying tournament Jan. 24. The day begins with judging 8 – 10 a.m. The tournament begins with opening ceremonies at 10 a.m., with competition continuing until about 4:30 p.m. The event is open to the public and fr...Read More
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The North Branch-Chisago Lakes FIRST Robotics Team 3038 will be demonstrating/competing with their robot at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 29. The robot is on display in the Education Building, along with robots from other schools. Entered in the electrical division, the team hopes to capture another...Read More
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The North Branch-Chisago Lakes Robotics Team ran its annual summer camp last week. Campers new to robotics or with less experience spent three days designing, building, and programming a robot to compete in a contest on the last day of camp. Robots had to negotiate an obstacle course that included d...Read More
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Chisago Lakes-North Branch FIRST Team 3038 competed in the 10,000 Lakes Regional at Williams Arena on the campus of the University of Minnesota March 28. The team spent Thursday passing inspection and practicing on the field.  A successful day on Thursday had the team feeling optimistic for the sta...Read More
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North Branch FIRST Tech Challenge Team 7290 competed in the State Championships on Saturday, February 22, 2014 in Prior Lake. Thirty-six teams qualified for the state meet during qualification tournaments held November through January. Competition was fierce and even though they posted some of their...Read More
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North Branch Area Public Schools now has three FIRST Tech Challenge teams for seventh and eighth grade students. The teams formed in September and have been busy building their robots to hang from a bar, raise a flag, and pick up 2-inch by 2-inch blocks as well as develop a team nickname and logo. ...Read More
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