“Build your champion. Rally your kingdom.”
Stronghold is the name of the game for the 2016 season of FRC. It features many exciting new mechanics such as new scoring objects, dynamic field configurations, and even spy bots. Two alliances take their place on the the 27′ by 54′ field with the aim of capturing the opponents’ castle.
Matches start with a 15 second autonomous period in which robots run only off program. Drivers assume control of their robots immediately after looking to: breach stronghold defenses, score boulders into the opponents tower, or play defense in their own courtyard.
This game, robots can extend up to 4 1/2 ft. have a total perimeter of 120 inches and a total weight of 120 lbs. Considering these limitations are the basis of a legal design.