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Appendix A field specifications - which corner gusset to use?


Pascal Chesnais (Event Partner)
21-Oct-2021

In the 3D rendering it shows the triangular corner gusset, but in all other illustrations it shows the squared off corner gusset from Tower Takeover. Appendix A

Which should be used in official competitions? Or are either acceptable? If either, how to handle teams who have new type of corner bracket for practice, and find themselves claiming old style corner bracket will interfere with their robot design in skills or tournament matches.

Thank you in advance!

Answered by committee

Which should be used in official competitions? Or are either acceptable?

Either gusset/bracket are acceptable for use.

If either, how to handle teams who have new type of corner bracket for practice, and find themselves claiming old style corner bracket will interfere with their robot design in skills or tournament matches.

This is addressed by the following passage found in the Appendix A introduction:

Field components may vary slightly from event to event. This is to be expected; teams will need to adapt accordingly. It is good design practice to create mechanisms capable of accommodating variances in the field and game pieces.