FRC Team 2898

The Flying Hedgehogs

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Flying Hedgehog Robot Family

Game: FIRST Power Up | Year: 2018

In the 2018 game, FIRST Power Up, two Alliances of three teams compete by placing cubes into one of three places. The switch, the scale or the exchange. At the end of a match, the robots climb up the scale to gain up to 90 extra points.


Robot: Out of Order | 2018

Game: FIRST Steamworks

In the 2017 game, FIRST Steamworks, two alliances compete by putting gears on hooks which are lifted into the airship as well as shooting fuel balls into the boiler. During the end game the pilots in the airship drop a rope which the robots climb to score bonus points.


Robot: Hedgeshot | 2017


On hiatus from 2014 to 2016

Game: Ultimate Ascent | year: 2013

In the 2013 game, Ultimate Ascent, two Alliances of three teams compete by shooting standard Frisbee discs into goals at the far end of the field to score. At the end of the match, they climb "jungle-gym"-like pyramids to earn bonus points.


Robot: Solaris | 2013

Game: Rebound Rumble | Year: 2012

In the 2012 game, Rebound Rumble, two Alliances of three teams compete by trying to score as many basketballs in the hoops as possible during the two- minute and 15-second match. Balls scored in higher hoops score Alliances more points. Alliances are awarded bonus points if they are balanced on bridges at the end of the match. In matches where opponent Alliances work together to balance on the white "Coopertition" bridge, all participating teams earn additional valuable seeding points.


Robot: Epimetheus | Year: 2012


Did not compete in 2011

Game: BREAKAWAY | Year: 2010

In the 2010 game, BREAKAWAY, two alliances of three teams compete on a 27-by-54-foot field with bumps, attempting to earn points by collecting soccer balls in goals. Additional bonus points are earned for each robot suspended in air and not touching the field at the end of the match.


Robot: Leonardo | 2010

Game: LUNACY | Year: 2009

In the 2009 game, LUNACY, robots are designed to pick up 9" game balls and score them in trailers hitched to their opponents' robots for points during a 2 minute and 15 second match. Additional points are awarded for scoring a special game ball, the Super Cell, in the opponents' trailers during the last 20 seconds of the match. "LUNACY" is played on a low-friction floor, which means teams must contend with the laws of physics.


Robot: Spike | 2009