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John Barrett <[log in to unmask]>
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And just to be precise, the score is given for empty dispensers, and not 
(what I would call) triggered dispensers.  Correct?  I ask because in 
the course of the match, our robot dispenses the pink bacteria and then 
later "resets" the dispenser to the original position (without any 
bacteria, of course).

John

On 11/15/2011 1:10 PM, VA/DC Referee Advisor wrote:
> Brian is right.  The *bacteria* are not worth any points on the mat or in Base.
>
> Also, teams should remember that it's okay for bacteria to land on the
> mat, especially if that is part of their strategy.  If the robot
> happens to clean them all away (e.g. take them to Base) before the end
> of the match, then the empty dispensers are worth the higher amount.
> It is the condition of the field at the end of the match that
> determines the scoring.
>
> Steve Scherr
> VA/DC FLL Referee Advisor
>
> On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 11:53 AM, Brian Hardy
> <[log in to unmask]>  wrote:
>> Technically, the bacteria do not score at all (unless they make it to the
>> sink), it's the dispenser that score the points - they each get 12 points, 7
>> if any bacteria, of any color, is on the mat outsde of base. As has been
>> stated in previous threads, they do not have to make it base for the
>> dispenser to score.
>> Brian
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> On Nov 15, 2011, at 11:09 AM, "Tiller, Ron (ESS)"<[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
>>
>> If some fall and you return some then the points for the ones returned are
>> lowered to 7 which is the same as the ones left on the mat.
>>
>>
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>>
>>
>> Ron C. Tiller
>>
>>
>>
>> From: First Lego League in Virginia and DC
>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Samantha Davis
>> Sent: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 11:02 AM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: EXT :[VADCFLL-L] Scoring
>>
>>
>>
>> Hi -
>>   I can't find the rule about the bacteria. We want to capture the little
>> green
>> bacteria balls and return to base. I know points are different for bacteria
>> on
>> mat vs. the base. What if some fall and some return? No points?
>>
>>
>> All the Best - Samantha
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
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