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2009 FRC Competiton: Lunacy

FIRST Celebrates 40th anniversary of Moon landing with a new game field.

Lunacy is played on a 54×27 low friction field that simulates driving on the surface of the moon. Robots are equipped with slippery wheels and payload trailers. Lunacy game pieces are “Orbit Balls” designated as Moon Rocks, Empty Cells, or Super Cells. Two three-team robot alliances collect and score Orbit Balls in trailers attached to the opposing teams robots. Human players are positioned around the perimeter of the arena and can score from their stations………

April 9th, 2010
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2010 FRC Competition: Breakaway

FIRST plays soccer with a twist: This is the real World Cup

FIRST is a “varsity sport of the mind.” This year’s challenge was to design a robot
that could play soccer, with a few changes. Our team worked vigorously to challenge the
limits of our knowledge, trying new drive systems and making the smallest, and densest robot
the team has ever produced. Our students worked with instructors from John A Logan Community College
and students from Southern Illinois University to learn how to use Autodesk Inventor to meet this year’s challenge.

April 9th, 2010
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