FIRST® POWER UP, the 2018 FIRST® Robotics Competition game, includes two alliances of video
game characters and their human operators who are trapped in an arcade game. Both alliances are
working to defeat the boss in order to escape!
Each three-team alliance prepares to defeat the boss in three ways:
- Control the Switches and the Scale. Robots collect Power Cubes and place them on
Earn Power Ups. Robots deliver Power Cubes to their humans who then place them into
- Force gives the alliance ownership of the Switch, Scale, or both for a limited period of
- Boost doubles the rate points are earned for a limited period of time
- Levitate gives a robot a free climb
- Climb the Scale. Robots Climb the Scale in order to be ready to Face The Boss.
For complete rules and updates, please visit the official game manual.