Who We Are

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The Iron Bulls is a team in FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition).  The team has competed since the 2013 season.  We did get into the semi-final rounds in the 2013 Season.  The team is based in South St. Paul. Coached by Jay Nix.

Meet our team

What We Do

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We build robots in early January.  We also start fundraising in late September.  We start to compete in March and we compete in various tournaments.

Latest News

New Year, New Us

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The 2016-2017 is charging head on into competition season. New members and a new challenge promise exciting changes in our Robotics routine. Build season …

Lookin’ stylish

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Our design team has been hard at work designing new T-shirts for the new season. Nerds have never looked so good. If you’d like …

2015 Team 2518 Spartans Invitational Review

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We actually were able to have the robot on the practice field to test the bot instead of what happened last year was that …

2015 Team 2518 Spartans Invitational

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We will have bus providing transport to and from Simley High School. Schedule for the day 8:00 am: Pits Open 9:00-11:00 am: Field open …

Why Sponsor Us?

Hardworking
Our team is hardworking, puts in all their effort, and tries their best to get what needs to be done, done.
Successful
Our team is very successful, last year we got the Highest Rookie Seed award, which is for getting the highest rank in competitions out of all of the rookie teams, and we got in the top ten out of 50 or so teams in regionals, and led our own alliance in the semifinals.
Innovative
Our team is very innovative, but also very simple when it’s the best idea. For example, many other teams built robots that were average at many things and looked impressive, but broke down, had issues, and failed to do what it was meant to do, in the end, while our robot could only do a few, but it did them well. And, in the end, our simple, easy to fix design was one of the things that helped us get as far as we did.

Message from our Coach

What are your thoughts on competition?

Panic on the first day and it just escalates from there.

-from Mr. Nix’s bio