The first event preference system will open on September 20, 2018! Get your team ready now! Rookie team grants are now available, along with the NASA grants for US teams. DonorsChoose is also available US public and public charter school teachers. The Scholarship Program is now live for 2019! Plus, the teaser is coming!
Q414: As part of its climbing sequence, a robot extends part of itself into the volume under the SCALE ARMs and above the OUTRIGGER's outward faces. Is it permissible for the opposing alliance to contact them as they are no longer protected by G18? And does that robot get a yellow or red card for […]
Q415: We are concerned violating G-16 during autonomous will become commonplace, because, often, the penalty for violating G-16 during autonomous is inconsequential compared to advantage gained from disrupting the opponent from placing cubes on the scale during autonomous. This type of G-16 violation feels against to spirit of autonomous, so we are seeking clarification or […]
Q412: Per Section 4.1.2, an alliance may request alternating robot placement be enforced during match setup. During Playoffs, the order of placement is to be determined by the higher seeded alliance. How is the higher seeded alliance defined during the Championship Playoff Round Robin tournament? A: The Red Alliance is the higher seeded alliance, and […]
Q411: We are using this fabric on our robot: http://www.rockywoods.com/1680D-Coat...pellent-Finish We have used in the past, and other teams have used in the past, including at Champs. At CVR yesterday, an inspector told us they thought we have to make new bumpers as these are the wrong color for Champs, we have to use the […]