History

2018 FIRST Power Up

This game involves two alliances of three teams each, with each team controlling a robot and performing specific tasks on a field to score points….

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2017 FIRST Steamworks

In this game, two alliances of three individual teams and their robots compete on a field to score “match” point to win the game and…

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2016 FIRST Stronghold

This game was played by two alliances of up to three teams each, and involves breaching the opponents’ defenses, known as outer work as well…

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2015 Recycle Rush

RECYCLE RUSH℠ is a recycling-themed game played by two Alliances of three robots each. Robots score points by stacking totes on scoring platforms, capping those stacks with…

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2014 Aerial Assist

2014 Aerial Assist

AERIAL ASSIST℠ is played by two competing Alliances of three robots each on a flat 25’ x 54’ foot field, straddled by a truss suspended just…

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2013 Ultimate Ascent

2013 Ultimate Ascent

Ultimate Ascent is played on a 27’x54′ field. There are two pyramids placed in the center of each half of the field. There are five…

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2012 Rebound Rumble

2012 Rebound Rumble

Rebound Rumble℠ is played by two competing Alliances on a flat, 27 x 54 foot field. Each Alliance consists of three robots. They compete to…

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2011 Logo Motion

2011 Logo Motion

LOGO MOTION™ is played by two competing alliances on a flat 27’ x 54’ foot field. Each alliance consists of three robots. They compete to…

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2010 Breakaway

2010 Breakaway

Two alliances of three teams each compete on a 27′ x 54′ field with bumps attempting to earn points by collecting soccer balls in their…

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2009 Lunacy

2009 Lunacy

In Lunacy, teams attempted to score oddly shaped balls, collectively called orbit balls, into trailers attached to opposing robots. Two (2) points were given for…

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2008 FIRST Overdrive

2008 FIRST Overdrive

FIRST Overdrive was a game played on a playing field called a track. Two alliances composed of three teams each competed in each match to earn the highest…

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2007 Rack ‘n’ Roll

2007 Rack ‘n’ Roll

In Rack ‘n’ Roll, each match was 2 minutes 15 seconds long. The game this year pit two alliances, red and blue, with three (3)…

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2006 Aim High

2006 Aim High

In Aim High, each match was 2 minutes 10 seconds long. The carpeted field was 26 feet wide and 54 feet long. The center 6…

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2005 Triple Play

2005 Triple Play

This game was the first to feature three robots per alliance. The primary game pieces were called “Tetras” which are tetrahedra made from 1.25 in (31.8 mm) PVC pipe 30 in…

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2004 FIRST Frenzy: Raising the Bar

2004 FIRST Frenzy: Raising the Bar

In FIRST Frenzy: Raising the Bar, each match was 2 minutes long. The carpeted field was 24 feet wide by 48 feet long; across the…

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2003 Stack Attack

2003 Stack Attack

In Stack Attack, each match was 2 minutes and 10 seconds long. The carpeted field was 24 feet wide by 54 feet long; across the…

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2002 Zone Zeal

2002 Zone Zeal

In Zone Zeal, each match was 2 minutes long. The field was divided into 5 zones. The game is played 2 vs. 2. Human players…

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2001 Diabolical Dynamics

2001 Diabolical Dynamics

Diabolical Dynamics was the 2001 game for the FIRST Robotics Competition. Field The playing field is a carpeted, rectangular area. Dividing the field in half is an…

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2000 Co-opertition FIRST

2000 Co-opertition FIRST

Founded for the 2000 season, “Team Lightning” completed in Co-opertition FIRST under the number 465. We didn’t adopt our current name (Lightning Robotics) and number…

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