The Game

FIRST Power Up, stylised as FIRST POWER UP, is the FIRST Robotics Competition game for the 2018 season. It involves two alliances of three teams each, with each team controlling a robot and performing specific tasks on a field to score points. The game has a retro 8-bit theme and teams are required to place milk crates, or "power cubes", on large balancing scales to tip the scale and gain ownership....
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The Robot

Some Fun Facts

  • We had to redesign our robot our intake system between competitions
  • We were 40 pounds over weight 3 days before bag day
  • We switched out our whole drive train between matches at on of our district events
  • Our lift system took .3 seconds to fully extend to 8 feet
  • We named our robot savitar because 90% of our team were binging the Flash on Netflix