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The dump chuck, named for Chuck Norris, won Most Photogenic Robot award during the North Dakota State University BEST Robotics competition.

'We did better than we expected'

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After the time put into The Dump Chuck, the Detroit Lakes robotics group was rewarded with first place for most photogenic robot.

"We tried for that," mentor Sam Esser of SJE Rhombus said.


The team, now named QWERTY Robotics, participated in the College of Engineering and Architecture at North Dakota State University's Bison BEST (Boosting, Engineering, Science, Technology) Robotics competition last month.

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