FIRST Challenge

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:

  1. Control the Switches and the Scale. Robots collect Power Cubes and place them to Earn Power Ups. 
  2. Robots deliver Power Cubes to their humans who then place them into
    1. Force gives the alliance ownership of the Switch, Scale, or both for a limited period of
    2. Boost doubles the rate points are earned for a limited period of time
    3. Levitate gives a robot a free climb
  3. Climb the Scale. Robots Climb the Scale in order to be ready to Face The Boss.

Ninjineers' Solution:

  • Able to perform all tasks
  • Top Tier Scale Bot
  • Motion Profiled Wrist + List Supersystem

Ninjineers' Results

FRC Palmetto Regional

  • Regional Winners
  • Rank 14 with a record of 8-3-0

FRC San Francisco Regional

  • Regional Finalists
  • Rank 11 with a record of 11-5-0
  • Gracious Professionalism Award sponsored by Johnson & Johnson

FRC South Florida 

  • Regional Finalists
  • Rank 20 with a record of 10-7-0

FRC World Championships (Houston)

  • Division Semi-Finalists
  • Competed in Roebling Division
  • Rank 37 with a record 8-7-0

2018 Reveal Video