RoboBall is played by two competing Alliances on a flat field. Each Alliance consists of one robot. Teams compete to score as many basketballs into their hoops as they can during a 3-minute match. The higher the hoop in which the basketball is scored, the more points the Alliance receives.Competing teams should build a bot that will complete the following primary functions: 1. Navigate from home to ball pickup location
2. Ability to identify a 5.5” foam basketball
3. Ability to pickup a 5.5” foam basketball
4. Be able to transport basketball from ball pickup area to hoop area
5. Ability to identify basketball hoop
6. Be able to shoot/place/drop basketball in hoop
7. Navigate back to ball area and repeat procedure
8. Recognize lines/boundaries and stay within the specified perimeter


Scoring System:

1 point –1ft Hoop

2 points –2.5ft Hoop

3 points –4ft Hoop

Robot Specifications:

25 Pound Maximum

Initial Height: 26”

Initial Width: 22”

Initial Length: 30”

Upon match start, robots can use their extendable features to expand beyond the initial height requirements. There is no limit as to how high extensions may reach.

Who provides tech support?

If you need assistance, contact: 
Phone: (559) 457-3868
Address: 2309 Tulare St., Fresno, CA 93721

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