2017 FRC Season
For the 2017 season, Team 254 proudly presents our newest robot, Misfire. Check back later for more details and competition results.
FIRST Steamworks – The Challenge
FIRST Steamworks is the game for the 2017 FIRST Robotics Competition. The game is played by two alliances of three teams each. Their robots compete on a field by scoring wiffleballs which represent fuel into a simulated boiler which transfers the generated steam into an airship in the middle of the field. Each alliance has one airship, which they pressurize with steam from the boiler and load with plastic gears from the field. At the end of the match, robots can hang on team-supplied ropes attached to the airship for additional points. More Information can be found on Wikipedia .
Misfire – The Robot
- Name Misfire
- Status In service
- Size 36″ W x 40″ L x 24″ H
- Weight 90 lbs (as pictured)
- 6 wheel drive
- Fast fuel intake
- Dual fixed-angle shooters
- Floor-loading gear manipulator
- Fast climber driven by power take-off from shooter