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Autonomous Scoring/Home Row Win Point Bonus


In order to own goals in order to complete an alliance's homerow during an LRT match, how is ownership of each individual goal determined? Do teams need to have their color balls on top, or do they simply need to have more overall points in the tower than there were to begin with? For example, in terms of ownership for the blue alliance, are the below two images equivalent?



Furthermore, assuming blue's alliance partner didn't run an auton (they didn't score or remove any balls from goals on their field), would this scoring pattern earn the blue alliance the Home Row Win Point?


Finally, are connected rows counted in auton? Specifically, does a connected row earn a team 13 extra points (consistent with LRT scoring in driver control) that go towards determining who earns the 6 point autonomous bonus following the autonomus period?

Answered by Game Design Committee

Please review the Q&A Usage Guidelines before posting, specifically point 3, "Quote the applicable rule from the latest version of the manual in your question". Often, you'll find that by quoting the rule, you'll answer your own question.

Please review the following definitions and scoring notes from the Game Manual. If this does not answer your question, please feel free to re-submit it for the Team & Driver's Meeting, per the GDC's VEX Worlds Update:

Owned - A Goal status. A Goal is considered Owned by an Alliance if their Alliance Goal Score for a given Goal is greater than the Alliance Goal Score of the opposing Alliance’s Goal with the same Goal Label.

Live Remote Matches are scored as follows: • A Ball of the same color as a Team’s Alliance that is Scored in a Goal is worth two (2) points. • A Ball of the opposite color as a Team’s Alliance that is Scored in a Goal is worth one (1) point. • A Connected Row is worth thirteen (13) points for that Alliance. • The winner of the Autonomous Bonus receives a six (6) point bonus. In the case of a tie, both Alliances receive a three (3) point bonus.

Autonomous Win Point - One (1) Win Point (WP) given to an Alliance that has completed their Alliance Home Row at the end of the Autonomous Period. Both Alliances can earn this WP if both Alliances complete their Alliance Home Row.