FIRST Competition – “710” Team Hammond’s Recipe for a Successful Robot Strategy and Design Call me “Mr. Bill” Oh No! Mr. Bill ! Three Things Needed to Win a Championship 1 - Pretty Good Robot 2 - Reliability 3 - Lots of Luck Many hands makes work light, but… chiefs robot
1 - Pretty Good Robot
2 - Reliability
3 - Lots of Luck
Too many chefs spoil
Establish one head
or lead person.
Become very familiar with the kit and other construction materials.
Build the goals and devices immediately.
Learn the game and scoring
The three most important design features of a robot are:
Get a boilerplate chassis running
Look for “keys” to the game and designs to achieve them.
Don’t get into a design rut.
as soon as possible.
Try and keep a flexible design
with “fallback” possibilities.
the ability of the drivers,
but look for simple, mechanical
and electrical driver aids.