2013 Competition Manual and Related Documents

2013 FRC Administrative Manual

Consolidated PDF: Administrative Sections 1-6

Section 1 - Introduction

Overview of FRC, Gracious Professionalism, and prominent FRC awards

Section 2 - Communication

Covers Team Support, the Q&A forum, TIMS and guidelines for using the FIRST logo

Section 3 - Team Organization 

Outlines the Main, Alternate and Shipping Contact responsibilities and recommends additional roles for adult volunteers

Section 4 - At The Events

What to expect at FRC competitions.  Includes event check in, the pit area, competition overview, safety, ceremonies, team spirit and a packing checklist

Section 5 - Robot Transportation

Rules specific to transporting your robot to events
Robot Lock Up Form
Non-Compliance Robot Lock Up Form 

Shipping Crate Construction  

Section 6 - The Awards

Lists FRC awards and provides submission criteria.

2013 FRC Game Manual

Consolidated PDF: Game Sections 1-5

Section 1 - Introduction

Includes a description of the FIRST Robotics Competition, Gracious Professionalism, and a game summary

Section 2 - The Arena

Describes the arena, field elements, and game elements in detail

Section 3 - The Game

Describes the game in detail.

Section 4 - The Robot

Describes all rules associated with building a compliant robot

Section 5 - The Tournament

Describes how the tournament is played

Section 6 - Glossary

Defines terms used throughout the Game Manual.