NMRC (Northern Minnesota Robotics Conference)


We in Northern MN have been working hard over the last year. We have created the NMRC! We are recognized by the MN State High School League,we have 20+FRC teams as dues paying members, we are a 501c3 Non profit, we host a kickoff, week 0 and a conference championship off-season event. Our goal is to make Greater MN a strong force in FIRST at all levels.

check us out at https://www.nmrconference.org

Congrats to NMRC Team 4539 - KAOTIC Robotics for making champs good luck!!

If you are interested in joining feel free to PM me.

Week 1 update

The NMRC had a STRONG showing this past weekend at the Great Northern Regional in Grand Forks. We had 11 teams competing and 6 of them made it to the playoffs. We even have one of our teams on the Winning Alliance!

End of Qualification Rankings:

4 4539 KAOTIC Robotics (Frazee-Vergas)
5 3750 Gator Robotics (Badger)
6 876 Thunder Robotics (Hatton/Northwood, ND)
11 4181 Quack Attack (Blackduck)
21 3277 ProDigi (Lincoln HS, TRF)
28 3134 Accelerators (Cass Lake-Bena, Girls)
34 3754 First City Robotics (Trek North, Bemidji)
35 3275 Regulators (Cass Lake-Bena, Boys)
36 3102 Tech-No-Tigers (Nevis)
41 6453 Bog Bots (Kelliher)
44 4674 Robo Jacks (Bemidji)
47 3367 Ogichidaa Robotics (COLA, White Earth)


1st Seed: 4539 KAOTIC Robotics
2nd Seed: 3750 Gator Robotics
4th Seed: 876 Thunder Robotics (Alliance Cpt.)
6th Seed: 3277 ProDigi
8th Seed: 4181 Quack Attack (Alliance Cpt.)
8th Seed: 3102 Tech-No-Tigers


Gracious Professionalism Award: 3134 Accelerators
Innovation in Control Award 4539 KAOTIC Robotics
Team Spirit Award sponsored 876 Thunder Robotics

Congratulations to KAOTIC on their Championship Banner and their birth to Worlds!
We all Wish you the best of luck!

Week 2 Update

Another Great Weekend of competitions for our member NMRC teams!

We had 9 teams competing in the 2 Duluth Regional’s this weekend. 4 teams made the playoffs and with an NMRC team once again coming out on top!

Lake Superior:

Qualification Rounds
1st -4539 KAOTIC (1st Alliance Captain)
17th - 3295 Backwoods Engineers
22nd - 6720 LosRobos
45th - 4480 Uc-Botics
57th - 5253 Backwoods Bots

4539 Kaotic - No 1 Alliance and Regional Champions!
3294 Backwoods Engineers - No 8 Alliance

Quality Award sponsored by Motorola Solutions Foundation: 4539 KAOTIC

Northern Lights:

Qualification Rounds
3rd - 4623 Flyer Robotics (2nd Alliance Captain)
21st - 876 Thunder Robotics
49th - 3036 DROBA
58th - 3054 IceStorm

4623 Flyers - Number 2 Alliance - Lost out in the 1st round to the No 7th Alliance
876 Thunder - Number 4 Alliance - Won first round and Lost out to the No 1 Alliance who won the Regional

Congratulations again everyone who represented themselves and the NMRC so well!
Congratulations again to KAOTIC on their back to back regional wins!

KAOTIC was voted as one of the TOP 25 robots in the world last week on FUN (First Updates Now) they might see their #18 ranking climb there again this week. The link for FUN can be found on the bottom of the NMRC web site.

Also an additional shout out to the Flyers…we saw you proudly displaying your 2017 NMRC Championship banner this weekend. Thanks helping promote the Conference.

Keep it up everyone and good luck to those teams who still have regional events coming up!

Week 5 Update

Weeks 3 and 4 were quiet for the NMRC but week 5 had some action.

We had 6 teams competing in the 2 Minneapolis Regional’s this weekend. At the Medtronic Regional team 3102 and team 3278 were on the field. Team 3278 struggled this weekend and had a 60th place finish. Team 3102 ended quals. in the 13th spot and was picked up by the 4th alliance of team 233 and 1816. The 4th alliance made it past the quarter finals but were stopped in the semis.

On the other side of the street at the Minnesota North Star teams 2883, 3277, 3367 and 3750 were in the arcade. At the end of qualifications 3750 was 4th, 3277 was 20th, 2883 was 28th and 3367 was 50th. Team 3750 was the caption of the 4th alliance and made it to the semis. 3277 was picked up by the No. 7 alliance and team 2883 was selected by the 8th alliance.

Congratulations to Team 3750 for taking home the Imagery Award.