Category Archives: Helpful Hints

Team and Event Registration

Registration Reminder: You can begin this year’s team registration process by logging in to the NEW team registration site. To login, click on the “Log In” button at the top-right corner of the www.firstinspires.org homepage. New users can create accounts … Continue reading

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Robot Networking at Competition – and other hints from a CSA

Yesterday I was at the Arkansas Rock City Regional acting as their Control System Advisor and there was a LOT of confusion about robot networking in the PIT area. Be aware that: In the Pits In the pits at the … Continue reading

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Helpful Hints from AndyMark

from: AndyMark TIPS FROM BUDD Jerry Budd served as FTA last weekend at the Palmetto Regional. As the Director of Technology at AndyMark and with 16 years experience in FRC and seven years as an FTA, Jerry’s seen a lot. … Continue reading

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Robot Stop Build Day is Tuesday, February 23rd!

Robot Stop Build Day is Tuesday, February 23rd! You may work on your robot until midnight local time, but your robot must be bagged and tagged when the clock strikes midnight! For detailed information about the bag and tag process, … Continue reading

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Week 4 already?

Hi teams, Wow week four already? Sorry I haven’t gotten out to see many of you, but with the FLL Competition being delayed due to the snow, I have had to postpone getting out to teams. Hopefully all of you … Continue reading

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Replacement Parts Requests

If your team has inventoried its Kit of Parts and has determined that it is missing or needs replacement parts, you must use the FIRST® “replacement parts request” system to order replacements. Replacement parts requests must be submitted by tomorrow, … Continue reading

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Stuck?

Coaches: Team stuck? Need some inspiration or ideas? Email dekohn@memphis.edu with the subject “Spoiler” to receive some idea videos.

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Lunch with Andy Video

Here is this weeks Lunch with Andy video….some good stuff in this video that teams should know: Here is the full video of the Drive Train Test (with subtitles since it is in French from and FRC Team in Montreal … Continue reading

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Looking for something

Now that I have had time to clean up the site a bit from kickoff, all game related videos, the encryption code and links to field and game manual PDF’s are now in the menu bar at the top under … Continue reading

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Radio Wiring – CHANGE FROM LAST YEAR

Note – the wiring for the new radio IS NOT THE SAME as last year, although the connector is the same, it goes to a different place on the Voltage Regulator Module. Make sure you check the Wiring the 2016 … Continue reading

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