Week 2 Update

    During the second week of build season, our team accomplished a multitude of tasks getting us closer to a completed robot. Our build team finished prototyping the robot along with assembling a lift kit, which is a powered mechanism that can raise game components up over seven feet in the air. Our drivetrain […]

Build Season Week One Update

  January 12, 2018 Denfeld Nation Automation (DNA) Update for Week 1 Our first week consisted of team brainstorming and being well read on this years’ rules. We started a prototype robot, as well as designing our competition robot on a program called SolidWorks. SolidWorks is a modeling computer-aided design and computer-aided engineering computer program. […]


The 2018 robotics season has finally begun! We are excited to begin our new year with a brand new challenge, FIRST Power UP! Here are some pictures of the team brainstorming and coming up with ideas for the new robot.

Lego Robotics Camp

Hi everyone! Right now we are in the middle of our annual Lego Robotics Camp. This Lego Camp is a great way for the younger participants of FIRST to expand their way of solving problems and thinking creatively. Participants in the Lego Robotics Camp are given tasks to complete at their own pace while learning […]

“A Day at The Wade”

Hello everyone, The team is currently selling tickets for “A Day at the Wade.” It is a local youth fundraiser. The tickets are $10, and you get food, a concert, and much more. If you would like tickets you can contact us via email at dna4009@gmail.com.  

Harley Davidson Event

Hello everyone! On Saturday, April 29th, from 9 AM to 5 PM, we will be demonstrating this years robot, Gamma Grandpa, at the Harley Davidson Sports Center in Duluth, MN, 4355 Stebner Road & Hwy 53 Duluth MN 55811. We will have our own booth set up to give information about this years competition.

DNA Lego Robotics Camp

Hey everyone! We will be hosting a Lego Robotics Camp this summer! Students will learn to design, build, and program a robot to perform different tasks using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 sets. Anyone is welcome to join this program with or without experience. Our team members will be there to assist the students as they need. Please […]

DNA Robotics Silent Auction & Dinner

Hello everyone! This is just a reminder that the team is hosting a Dinner and Silent Auction for the 2nd year in a row this Friday! The Dinner and Silent Auction will be located in the Denfeld High School Cafeteria from 5 PM to 8 PM. The costs is $5.00 per adult and $3.00 per […]