Thanks for the confirmation and guidance! Emily & the Ancient Androids team On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 1:09 PM, VA-DC Referee Advisor <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > What Emily describes is perfectly allowable as part of robot preparation > in Rules 41 and 36. > > As described, it simply looks like two robot restarts with a short program > running in between. > > The team is actually also allowed to run a program while handling the > robot--just let the referee know that you are not actually trying to > restart and leave Base until everything is ready, as described in Rules 39 > and 40. > > Steve Scherr > VA-DC FLL Referee Advisor > > On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 9:25 AM, Emily Mohajeri Norris < > [log in to unmask]> wrote: > >> Good morning! Would you please help answer this question from our team, >> which is preparing for their regional tournament this Saturday? We've >> reviewed the rules and think this is ok, but we want to be sure. >> >> The team wants to run a brief segment of a new program, mid-match, while >> the robot is fully in base, in order to get an attachment into the right >> position before it continues with the program. Is it okay for them to set >> up the program while the robot is completely in base, press start and let >> the little bit of program run while they are not touching it and the robot >> remains completely in base (this is when the attachment will shift to the >> right angle), then touch the robot while the program is paused to position >> it for take off from base, and then press the start button again to >> continue the program, letting the robot leave base? >> >> Hope this makes sense. Thanks in advance for your feedback! >> >> Emily >> Ancient Androids >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> >> -- 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. >> > > ------------------------------ > 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. -- 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.