RESOURCE LIBRARY

Control System Advisor

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition
Jul. 25 2017

The Control System Advisor (CSA) for FIRST Robotics Competition is a Key Volunteer position. The CSA assist teams with Robot Control System-related issues.

Sapa Extrusion North America and FIRST 2017 Contest Rules

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition
Jan. 24 2017

Does your Team use Aluminum Extrusions in your build process? Do you want a $5000 scholarship? See this award!

2017 Kit of Parts

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition
Dec. 06 2016

Everything you want to know about the 2017 Kit of Parts, including what's in the Kickoff Kit, the Virtual Kit, and FIRST Choice.

Pneumatics Manual

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition
Jan. 13 2016

2017 Pneumatics Manual

Electrical & Software Resources

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition
Nov. 16 2015

Control System and Programming Documentation - this link to the WPI Robotics Resource Center (WPILib) offers an extensive collection of FRC resources. Here is a sampling of resources and search terms for WPILib:

PTC for FRC KOP

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition
Oct. 20 2015

PTC is pleased to announce the release of PTC Creo 3.0 for FIRST teams! PTC Creo 3.0 is 3D CAD software available to all FIRST teams providing the opportunity to design, assemble, and test your robot in a virtual environment before starting physical prototypes or build.

Solidworks for Kit of Parts

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition
Oct. 20 2015

Detailed information about the SolidWorks software package, including tutorials and models provided.

Autodesk Kit of Parts

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition
Oct. 20 2015

To make it easier for teams to design the next great robot, FIRST has partnered with Autodesk, to provide Autodesk® software licenses to schools who have a FIRST program.

CAD Design and Animation

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition
Oct. 20 2015

This page contains information to help teams with the implementation of CAD (What is CAD?) and 3D animation software for use in the FIRST Robotics Competition. Included below are download links for three software options:

2015 Motor Performance Data

Content Type: FIRST Robotics Competition
Oct. 20 2015

Detailed information about the 2015 legal FIRST Robotics Competition motors.