Day 18: The Q&A

Day 18: The Q&A

We are over a third of the way through the season and the Q&A has already led to some big rule updates (a critical field dimension even changed).

We want to take the time to highlight some other Q&As that teams may find helpful.


This means that the brackets inside your robot’s frame perimeter but permanently attached to your bumpers have to be between 4″ and 12″ from the ground like the rest of your bumpers. 


This means that if you have a gap in your bumpers you can have a full sheet metal frame behind the bumper gap to support the two loose ends. This could make for much stronger bumpers.


This could be cool for shifting or any small actuations that normally need a pneumatic cylinder.

Pneumatic Tires

If you get a flat tire this year, you have to replace it. Tire sealant won’t be allowed.

Spy Box

We think they are getting a bit tired of answering questions. What will your team bring into the spy box?

– Spectrum

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