2017FRCGameSeasonManual.pdf


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Contents
1

Introduction ............................................................................................................................. 7
1.1

About FIRST® ..............................................................................................................................................7

1.2

FIRST® Robotics Competition .....................................................................................................................7

1.3

Gracious Professionalism®, a FIRST® Credo ..................................................................................................7

1.4

Coopertition® ................................................................................................................................................. 8

1.5

This Document and its Conventions ............................................................................................................. 9

1.6

Translations & Other Versions ................................................................................................................... 10

1.7

Team Updates ............................................................................................................................................ 10

1.8

Question and Answer System ....................................................................................................................... 11

2

FIRST® STEAMWORKSSM Overview .................................................................................. 13

3

ARENA .................................................................................................................................. 15
3.1

Zones and Markings ................................................................................................................................... 16

3.2

FIELD ....................................................................................................................................................... 18

3.3

GUARDRAIL ............................................................................................................................................ 18

3.4

AIRSHIP ................................................................................................................................................... 19

3.4.1

ROTORS ...................................................................................................................................................... 20

3.4.2

GEAR Sets .................................................................................................................................................... 22

3.5

LIFTS ...................................................................................................................................................... 24

3.6

STEAM TANK ......................................................................................................................................... 25

3.7

DAVIT ....................................................................................................................................................... 26

3.8

ROPE ......................................................................................................................................................... 26

3.9

TOUCHPAD ............................................................................................................................................. 26

3.10

HOPPERS ................................................................................................................................................. 28

3.11

ALLIANCE WALL .................................................................................................................................. 30

3.11.1

PLAYER STATION ...................................................................................................................................30

3.11.2

Overflow LOADING STATION................................................................................................................ 32

3.11.3

Return LOADING STATIONS ................................................................................................................. 33

3.11.4

BOILER....................................................................................................................................................... 34

3.11.5

RETURN & OVERFLOW BINS ............................................................................................................. 34

3.11.6

STEAM PIPE .............................................................................................................................................. 35

3.12

GAME PIECES......................................................................................................................................... 36

3.12.1

FUEL ............................................................................................................................................................36

3.12.2

GEARS ..........................................................................................................................................................36

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