State Review and The End of The Year Party

Posted by Lori Dale On May 22, 2018 Comments Off

 Another competition season has come and gone, and it has been a great one for the Gearheads.  While everything did not turn out quite as we hoped, it has definitely been a year of growth and progress for the team.  This year for the first time in team history, we were an alliance captain at  [ Read More ]

On To State, and Other Plans!

Posted by Lori Dale On May 15, 2018 Comments Off

This Saturday, the Gearheads will compete in the Minnesota State Robotics Competition in Mariucci Arena on the U of M campus.  We are all anxious to have another chance to show what Super Sir Antsabot can do, and also what the team can do.  We have had a very good year and did well at the Medtronic  [ Read More ]

State and Summer Are Coming!

Posted by Lori Dale On May 8, 2018 Comments Off

This week the Gearheads are preparing for the upcoming Minnesota State Robotics competition on May 19.  We are looking forward to giving Super Sir Antsabot another chance to show off what he can do.  The competition will be in Mariucci Arena on the U of M campus.  We have never competed there, so this will  [ Read More ]

Home Again, and Demo’s

Posted by Lori Dale On May 3, 2018 Comments Off

The team returned home Sunday night, and we are all trying to catch up on homework, work, and our sleep.  That does not mean that we are idle though, we had our regular meeting on Monday, where we started cleaning Candybot up and getting it ready for parade season. On Tuesday we demo'ed the robot  [ Read More ]

Press Release: Gearheads Place High in FIRST Robotics World Championship

Posted by daviddalegearhead On April 28, 2018 Comments Off

The Granite City Gearheads wrapped up their competition at the FIRST Robotics World Championships today, ending with a ranking of 19th of 67 in their division. Although overall rankings are not provided, a count of teams with higher rankings in other divisions places the Gearheads at an estimated 118th overall of 405 teams who made World  [ Read More ]

Tune in to watch us!

Posted by daviddalegearhead On April 26, 2018 Comments Off

You can watch us on here. (Link in blog if you are reading on Facebook, select the Curie Division if prompted.) Times: Q11 Blue 9:40 Q22 Red 10:57 Q31 Blue 1:00 pm Q39 Red 1:56 Q47 Blue 2:52 We will post tomorrow ‘s times later today. Share

On The Road Again!

Posted by Lori Dale On April 24, 2018 Comments Off

On the road again, We can’t wait to get back on the road again Our lifes love is building robots with our friends, We can’t wait to get back on the road again! By the time that you read this, we will probably be somewhere in Michigan, heading to Detroit for the FIRST Robotics Championships  [ Read More ]

One Week and Counting (down)!

Posted by Lori Dale On April 17, 2018 Comments Off

The Gearheads are counting down the days until our trip to The FIRST Robotics Championships, in Detroit, MI.  We leave next Tuesday (April 24) in the morning.  Super Sir Ants-a-bot, is waiting for us at a warehouse in the Detroit area, hopefully resting up for the hard work coming up.  The team is busy making  [ Read More ]


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