The definition of Base includes the "perimeter of the Base area", so, yes, the black line bordering Base is part of Base. Steve Scherr VA/DC FLL Referee Advisor On Sun, Oct 28, 2012 at 10:08 PM, Darlene Pantaleo <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > 8 – BASE > • Base is an imaginary box formed by vertical walls that rise from the > perimeter of the Base area, including the inside surface of the border > walls, and by an invisible ceiling 16” (406mm) high. > • This means Base is not just an area on the mat – it’s a VOLUME. > • Usually there is a gap between the mat and a side border wall… Base > includes this gap. > • Anything even barely in Base counts as being in Base unless the robot > moves it completely out. > • Anything in the team’s possession is understood to count as being in Base, > and is okay to store or handle. > > On Oct 28, 2012, at 8:24 PM, Rajesh Shah wrote: > > One last minute question. > > Is the border area around the base is considered part of the base ? > > Thanks > > Rajesh > ________________________________ -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-ANNOUNCEMENTS-l.html to subscribe.