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 […]

Iowa Regional Day 1 Update

During the first day of qualification rounds, our team competed in 6 matches. We went 5-1 which puts us in 7th place out of 54 teams. Our climber has been consistent and we can now place a gear on the side peg during the autonomous period. Tomorrow our team has 3 qualification rounds before alliance […]

Lake Superior Regional Recap

Denfeld Nation Automation (DNA) FIRST Robotics Team 4009 competed in the Lake Superior Regional at the DECC on March 3rd and 4th. DNA played six qualification rounds on Friday; the team performed well and ended the day in 5th place. On Saturday, Denfeld Robotics had two matches before alliance selection. In the second to last […]

DNA Practice Matches

Hello, everyone! Today our team is taking part in practice matches for the Lake Superior Regional. So far our team has participated in one match and two more practice matches later today, the next match starts at 3:20 (match 21) and the last match starts at 4:10 (match 26). If you would like to watch […]

Itasca Community College Scrimmage

On February 19th, DNA participated in the annual Itasca Community College (ICC) Scrimmage. This event gives local robotics teams the chance to test their robots on a realistic playing field before Bag and Tag. Team DNA learned various things to improve this year’s robot, such as resolving the robots arm jam for the robots shooter. The […]

Weekly Update 6

February 18th, 2017 Greetings everyone, This week our build and electrical sub-teams have been working hard to put the final touches on this year’s robot. Our spirit sub-team has been creating the buttons for all of the upcoming  DNA events. The team hosted its annual robot reveal on Thursday, February 16th. We would like to […]

Weekly Update 5

February 9th, 2017 Greetings everyone, Denfeld Nation Automation (DNA) Update for Week 5 This week our build and electrical has been hard at work finalizing our robot frame. We have finished the Woodie Flowers Award and the Entrepreneurship Award as well. Our programming team has been experimenting with vision processing. Our graphic design team has […]

Weekly Update 4

February 4th, 2017 Greetings Everyone, Denfeld Nation Automation (DNA) Update for Week 4 This week, our team has been hard at work. The build and electrical teams have been working on prototyping various components of the robot and piecing together the electrical board. Design team has been working on the frame and gear piece design […]