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The mission only requires that the robot be on the center platform at the
end of the match.  It doesn't say anything about how the robot gets there,
so any method that is okay with the rest of the rules (i.e. the robot
travels autonomously, under its own power) is fine.

Steve Scherr
VA/DC FLL Referee Advisor

On Wed, Oct 10, 2012 at 8:46 AM, Nagraj Varada <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>   Can the robot climb the center platform using ramp or steps?
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> Thanks,
> Nag
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> *From: *will chen <[log in to unmask]>;
> *To: *<[log in to unmask]>;
> *Subject: *Re: [VADCFLL-L] Transitions mission
> *Sent: *Wed, Oct 10, 2012 12:31:00 AM
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>   I believe the robot can only be touching the center platform to get
> points
> it says,"
>  Robot touching tilted center platform *only*: 45
>  OR 
>  Robot touching balanced center platform *only*: 65
> For either case:
> The center platform must not be touching anything but the mat and the
> robot.
> The center platform must remain between the stairs and the ramp."
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> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 7:47 PM, Savita Sethi <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
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>>  Hello all,
>> My team has a question on the transitions mission. The rule says " the
>> robot gets onto the center platform". Does this mean the robot has to be
>> completely off the ramp and/or stairs and only on the center platform to
>> get the 65 points or as long as some part of robot is on the center
>> platform, they get the points.
>>
>> And what if robot is carrying an attachment, does that also have to be
>> completely on the center platform? We also have seen at times that the
>> robot does get to the platform but either its back wheel or another
>> small part is in the gap between the platform and the ramp, so how will
>> this be judged?
>>
>> Thanks
>> Savita
>> #6623
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