2010 Competition Manual and Related Documents
Complete 2010 FRC Manual - this is a single package download (4.8 MB)
Section 0 - Introduction - Overview of the competition, Gracious Professionalism, and prominent FRC awards.
Section 1 - Communication - Find information on contacting FIRST staff, using the FIRST logo, utilizing the on-line forums, and maintaining the TIMS.
Section 2 - Team Organization - Provides suggestions on organizing a team.
Section 3 - At The Events_RevA - An overview of the events with information on the pit, registration, robot inspection, the machine shop, safety, practice rounds and competition matches, courtesies and rules.
Section 4 - Robot Transportation_RevA - Detailed information on crates specs, the drayage process, and the FedEx donation.
Section 5 - The Awards, RevA - Describes the awards and their submission criteria.
Section 6 - The Arena_RevD - Describes the arena, field elements, and game elements in detail. There are several pertinent drawings listed in this section.
Field Drawings - Complete drawings and assemblies to build an official or low cost FIRST playing field
Vision Target - drawing RevA. This drawing is also included in the Game Specific Drawings and Team Specific Drawings packages, both available via the Field Drawings link above.
Section 7 - The Game_RevK - Describes the game in detail.
Delay-of-Game Management Algorithm (DOGMA) - RevA - describes the algorithm governing the return of balls to the playing field.
Section 8 - The Robot_RevK - Describes all rules associated with building a compliant robot. The links below provide additional resources.
Sensor Manual_RevA - updated to include Gyro pin-out
FRC Suggestions document
Inspection Checklist Championship Posted April 7, 2010
Additional Technical Resources - includes Control System and Sensor schematics and board designs.
Section 9 - The Tournament_RevE - Describes how the tournament is played.
Field Management System Twitter Feed - details on the format of tweets posted by the Field Management System.
Configuring the WET610N Radio_Rev0 - procedure for configuring the WET610N radio for use at an FRC event.
Section 10 - The Kit of Parts_RevA - Describes the 2010 Kit of Parts.
Gyro Datasheet - Analog Devices ADW22307 RevE
Magnetic Rotary Encoder - AS5030-AB-2.0 Adapterboard User Manual Rev1
Where to get more_RevB - describes where to procure addtional Kit of Parts components