Gitchi Gummi Get Together

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The Gitchi Gummi Get Together is our summer robotics competition that takes place in Duluth. This event was put together with the goal of becoming a sort of “summer retreat” for participating teams. In the next few years, our team hopes to expand the event to include even more activities, workshops, and team building opportunities. As always, it’s free and open to the public.
Venue: Duluth East High School, Duluth, MN 55804
Date: July 21-22, 2017 Duluth, MN
Registration Fee: $250
Meals: Dinner $10 and Lunch $6
Event Limited to 24 Teams – Sign Up Fast!


Any new applications will be put on a waiting list.  A great thanks to all the teams attending!


UMD Housing $17 each with double occupancy or $31 for single occupancy
(teams will be billed based on their responses to the online registration process)

UMD Housing Information for the 2017 Gitchi Gummi Competition

    1. University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) Dorms will be available for housing
    2. UMD with will need firm numbers by June 8th (hard date); after this date teams will need to find other lodging outside of UMD
  • Cost is per person this year $17 double occupancy; $31 single occupancy  
  1. Info needed for UMD housing will include the following: (a separate spreadsheet will be sent to each team that requests UMD housing)
    1. Age
    2. Gender
    3. Minimum of 2 mentors per team (after 12 members we need a 1/12 ratio)
    4. Accessibility issues
    5. Pairings
    6. Chaperone/volunteer – single or double
  2. Check-in time will be 7:30-9:00 on July 21st
  3. Check-out time will be 7:00-8:00 on July 22nd
  4. UMD will supply a map with directions to housing, identity of entrance doors, and parking
  5. Bed linens, towel and washcloth supplied


Event Schedule:

Friday, July 21st:

12:30 – 2:00 Load in and Pit Set Up.

1:00 – 2:00 Workshops, and Chairman’s round table.

2:00 – 5:30 Competition Qualifying rounds.

5:30 – 6:30 Grill at East High School- $10.00 per person.

7:00 – 8:00 UMD Check in.

Saturday, July 22

8:00 Pits Open.

8:30 – 12:00 Qualifying Rounds continue

12:00 – 12:30 Alliance Selections

12:30 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 – 3:30 Championship Rounds

3:30 – 4:00 Awards Ceremony



Teams Attending:

2512  Duluth East Daredevils – Duluth, MN

3244  Granite City Gearheads – St. Cloud, MN

5486  Robotic Turmoil – Lake Linden, Michigan

3102   Tech-No-Tigers – Nevis, MN

4480  Ucbotics – Upsala, MN

3026  Orange Crush – Delano, MN

2846  FireBears – Roseville, MN

2175   Fighting Calculators – Woodbury, MN

3134  Accelerators – Cass Lake, MN

3275  Regulators – Cass Lake, MN

4009 DNA Robotics – Duluth, MN

1816  The Green Machine – Edina, MN

2500  Herobotics – Minneapolis, MN

 857   Superior Roboworks – Houghton, Michigan

4607  The Coalition of Independent Students (C.I.S.) – Becker, MN

2883  FRED – Warroad, MN

6047  Proctor Frostbyte, Proctor, MN

6569  Gladiators – Ontonagon, Michigan

3130  ERRORs – Woodbury, MN

2169  King TeC – Prior Lake/Savage, MN

2177   The Robettes – Mendota Heights, MN

5690  SubZero Robotics – Esko, MN

4656  Rock Solid Robotics – Two Harbors, MN

2491  No Mythic – Saint Paul, MN


Please send us any questions or comments at

Please note, we will try to reply as soon as possible, and the registration fee must be sent within 15 days of receiving confirmation of your registration. Only Cash and Checks can be accepted. Checks can be made out to the “Duluth East Daredevils”.


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