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PITTSFORD PANTHERS FRC TEAM 3181

We are the Pittsford Panthers FIRST Robotics Competition Team 3181. Made up of students from Pittsford Mendon and Sutherland High Schools, we have been a part of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) since 2010. Our goal this year is to be the best.

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Important Dates

Pittsburgh Regional Competition, March 9 -12

Finger Lakes Regional Competition, March 24 – 26

 

The Game

2016 FRC Game: Stronghold

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StrongholdSM is a castle-themed game played by two Alliances of three robots each. Robots score points in three ways: by shooting boulders into their opponent’s castle, disabling opponent’s defenses by crossing over them multiple times, and by scaling their opponent’s castle at the end of the game.

For the full list of rules, go to the 2016 Game Manual

 

About FIRST

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is an organization dedicated to promote science and technology to future achievers. FIRST offers a variety of programs to have students solve real world problems. They help develop young minds throughout the world, and inspire future generations to strive for the best.

FIRST hosts a yearly competition known as the FIRST Tech Challenge, or FTC. Each year, FIRST gives each team a challenge, and the teams have to build a robot in six weeks that can solve the challenge. The tasks in these challenges range from stacking totes to overcoming obstacles to shooting frisbees into goals, and are presented in the form of a game. At the end of six weeks, robots are sent to storage and stay there until the competition, where they compete to gain the most points by completing the most tasks.

To learn more about FIRST and FRC, click here

 

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