# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

2001 FIRST Robotics Competition Game Rules Review
N/A
35
Engineering
08/07/2009

Term
 What is the diameter of the small balls?
Definition
 13 inches
Term
 How many small balls are in the alliance station at the start of a match?
Definition
 20
Term
 What is the diameter of the large balls?
Definition
 30 inches
Term
 How tall are the goals?
Definition
 7 feet tall
Term
 What is the maximum length of a match?
Definition
 2 minutes
Term
 How tall is the wall in the center of the field?
Definition
 18 inches tall
Term
 How many robots are on each alliance?
Definition
 4
Term
 What is the bonus for capping a goal with your team's large ball?
Definition
 A 1.1 time multiplier on the match score.
Term
 If a robot rolls into the end zone after the match has been stopped does the robot score points for the alliance.
Definition
 Yes, if it does so in ten or less seconds after the match is over.
Term
 How much does each robot in the end zone count for at the end of a match?
Definition
 10 points
Term
 How many points does each small ball supported by the goal and not touched by a robot count for?
Definition
 1 point
Term
 How many points does the stretcher count for in the end zone?
Definition
 10 points, plus 10 points for the robot on it.
Term
 How many points does a goal count for if it is on a balanced bridge?
Definition
 It doubles the alliances score.
Term
 How wide is the bridge in the middle of the field?
Definition
 4 feet wide
Term
 How long is the bridge in the middle of the field?
Definition
 8 feet long
Term
 What material is the bridge covered with?
Definition
 carpet
Term
 Who in the pits MUST wear safety glasses?
Definition
 Those working on a robotBut those near others working on a robot are encouraged to wear safety glasses.
Term
 How are teams that have the same point total at the end of qualification matches ranked?
Definition
 By highest scoreif this is the same then they are ranked by a coin flip.
Term
 If the stop button is pushed for a robot by the drivers may it be undone?
Definition
 yes, just pull it upwards.
Term
 Under what conditions can a team call a time out.
Definition
 None, time outs are not allowed.
Term
 How many students and mentors are allowed in the alliance station during a match?
Definition
 3 students and 2 mentors
Term
 Can mentors touch small balls while in the alliance station?
Definition
 Yes, but they can not throw them onto the field.
Term
 If an alliance member steps out of the alliance station and proceeds to score a small ball what penalty is assessed?
Definition
 The whole alliance is disqualified for that match. 0 points for all teams involved.
Term
 If an alliance member intentionally touches a robot what is the penalty?
Definition
 The whole alliance is disqualified.
Term
 If you are caught using a remote communication device on the field what is the penalty? what if you are caught twice?
Definition
 1. First offense, you will be asked to turn off and store the device. 2. Second offense, the device will be confiscated for the remainder of the event and the offender will not be able to participate in his/her team's next scheduled match.
Term
 Under what circumstances may a camera be mounted to a robot?
Definition
 If specific permission is granted by FIRST.
Term
 If a ball is thrown out of bounds where will it be returned to the field?
Definition
 It will not be return until the next match.
Term
 Is the bridge considered balanced if it is resting on a small ball and the central pivot structure underneath the bridge, but not the surface of the playing field?
Definition
 No, the bridge is only considered balanced if it is only supported by the central pivot structure underneath the bridge.
Term
 What multiplier is added if all stop buttons are pressed by an alliance 95 seconds into a match?
Definition
 1.5X
Term
 What multiplier is added if all stop buttons are pressed by an alliance with 90 seconds left in a match?
Definition
 2.5X
Term
 What multiplier is added if all stop buttons are pressed by an alliance with 61 seconds left in a match?
Definition
 2.5X
Term
 What multiplier is added if all stop buttons are pressed by an alliance with 95 seconds left in a match?
Definition
 3X
Term
 What penalty will be assigned if your robot purposely pops a ball?
Definition
 Disqualification of the whole alliance.
Term
 What are the robot starting dimensions?
Definition
 30"x36"x60"
Term
 What is the maximum weight of your robot (including battery)?
Definition
 130 pounds
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