Each Robot (smaller than 18”x18”x18”) begins a match on one of their Alliance Starting Tiles. A bonus is awarded to the Alliance that has the most total points at the end of the Autonomous Period.
The object of the game is to attain a higher score than the opposing Alliance by High Scoring or Low Scoring Caps, Toggling Flags, and by Alliance Parking or Center Parking Robots on the Platforms.
Once the Match begins, a Robot which is contacting the Expansion Zone may expand vertically with no height limit.
(Refer to rule <SG2> )
a. once fully outside of the Expansion Zone (i.e. no longer contacting it), the Robot must return to a height limit of 18” (457.2 mm) tall.
b.Once the Match begins, Robots may expand, but no horizontal dimension can exceed36” (914.4 mm) at any point during the Match.
c. As a result of this rule, Robots may not contact High Flags.
There are eight (8) Caps, six (6) Posts, nine (9) Flags, twenty (20) Balls, two (2) Alliance Platforms, and one (1) Center Platform.