Are you ready to Rack N' Roll?!January 6, 2007
January 6th, 2007 - Earlier today, several members, mentors, and alumni from Team 228 headed up to the Manchester, New Hampshire Live Kickoff Event to witness the unveiling of the 2007 FRC game. After a series of speeches by Dean, Woodie, and Dave, the new game was unveiled to the public. Named Rack N' Roll, the game is compromised of two main objectives: score inner tubes onto a center structure known as the "rack" in rows as long as possible (similar to Tic-Tac-Toe or Connect Four), as well as elevate your alliance partner robots above the ground at the end of the match for bonus points.
Beginning today, Team 228 along with the other 1300 FRC teams from around the world will have six weeks to design, fabricate, program, and test a robot for this year's new game before the robot's have to ship off to the first regional competition. Beginning this season, Team 228 is now excited to now have R&D Precision of Wallingford, CT as a new official team sponsor, as their CNC Sheet Metal Fabrication services will be a major asset to our team!
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›› The Blue Alliance Kickoff Coverage
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