Get Ready for Competition
Competition Preparation Check List
- Always make sure you have the latest version of the Game Manual. Check the revision table to keep up with things that may have changed.
- Not sure what an Engineering Notebook is supposed to look like? Check out this sample.
- During competition season, you can download a copy of the printable FTC Forum.
- Scouting Form and Scouting Spreadsheet (shared by Team #4997 Masquerade).
|Download the Hardware Inspection Check list. It's the same one you'll find in the game manual, conveniently separated.|
|Not sure your robot will fit into that 18" x 18" x 18" sizing box? Here are simple instructions for you to build a sizing box.|
|You'll be sent back to the pit if your robot doesn't have a proper flag holder. To be certain your design will hold a regulation alliance flag securely during competition, here are instructions on how to make your alliance flags to the exact regulations.|
Don't forget to include a Bill of Materials (BOM) for your robot! (See your Game Manual Part 2)
You can get a template on the Game Page
This list MUST be submitted at inspection.
|Download the Software Inspection Checklist.
Official templates are required. Don't get sent back to the pit to reconfigure your code because you've not used the proper templates.
|Review the documentation on the Samantha Module, available in the Team Resources webpage.|
|Download and work on the Team Judging Self-Reflection Sheet. This will not be collected, but will prove useful to your Team.|
|Are optional Awards being given out? Check on submission guidelines for the Promote and Compass Award specific to the Event.|
|Get your Engineering Notebook up to date and cleaned up for the Judges.|
|Practice your Team Judging presentation. Watch this Video Tutorial.|