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Regional preparation

Regional preparation

Registration for the Regional: This is the very first step which consists in creating the team on the FIRST® site, after having determined 2 coaches. https: //www.FIRST®inspires.org/robotics/frc At Robo’Lyon, coach 1 is the president and head of the establishment, coach 2 the secretary of the establishment, mentor of the team. Thus, the two coaches will receive emails throughout the season from FIRST® mentioning the different stages, important dates… of the season. It is from this site that the team will…

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Kick-Off

Kick-Off

The kick-off marks the real start of the season and takes place on the first Saturday in January. It was during the kick-off that the game of the year was revealed. This event begins with the broadcast of a video presentation of the game and then the game manual. First, all the resources are in English, then FIRST® Québec publishes a French version in the evening. Videos presenting FRC games since 2002 can be found at this address: https: //www.FIRST®inspires.org/resource-library/frc/archived-game-documentation…

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At regionals

At regionals

In the pits In competition, a pit (stand) is allocated to each team so that they can store their belongings (tools, bags, etc.) and repair their robot. Students are permanently present (except while our team is playing) to answer questions from other teams, visitors, sometimes the media, but also and above all judges who go around the wells to question the students. Thus, each team personalizes its well at the start of the competition in order to make it conform…

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Internal Organisation

Internal Organisation

Distribution of roles It is advisable to operate under the statute of association law 1901. Several roles will have to be allotted to the members of the team (not to exclude the pupils from these roles): Accounting Legal Communication (at least one student) Partnership (at least one adult) Robotics and mechanics (at least 5 people) We can combine roles, but above all we must ensure that the first objectives are met. It is important that these roles are not fixed,…

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FIRST Robotics Competition

FIRST Robotics Competition

The FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC) stands out from other competitions because everything is bigger: events, playing fields, robots, budgets… Today there are more than 4000 teams all over the world. In short: on kick-off day, which is in January, there is a video explaining the challenge of the season that is broadcast live to all the teams, as well as a specification with precise rules. From this moment, teams have a very limited time (6 to 9 weeks) to build…

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