2011 Logo Motion

Logo Motion is played by two competing alliances on a flat 27 x 54 foot field. Each alliance consists of three robots. They compete to hang as many inflated plastic shapes known as Ubertubes (triangles, circles, and squares) on their grids as they can during a match. The higher the teams hang their game pieces on their scoring grid, the more points their alliance receives.

The match begins with an Autonomous/Hybrid Period in which robots must hang Ubertubes to score extra points using preprogrammed instructions. For the rest of the match, drivers control robots and try to maximize their alliance score by hanging as many logo pieces as possible. Any logo piece hung on the same peg as an Ubertube receives double points. If teams assemble the logo pieces on their scoring grids to form the FIRST logo (triangle, circle, square, in a horizontal row in that order), the points for the entire row are doubled.

The match ends with robots deploying minibots, small electro-mechanical assemblies (mini robots) that are independent of the host robot, onto vertical poles placed on the field. The minibots then race to the top of the pole to trigger a sensor and earn additional bonus points.

Match Time: 2 minutes and 15 seconds long

Match Format: 15 second Autonomous/Hybrid Period starts the match


Ubertubes Hung During Autonomous/Hybrid Period
Row Location Points
On bottom row 2
on middle row 4
on top row 6


Hanging Points
Logo Pieces Alone Over Ubertube
On bottom row 1 2
On middle row 2 4
On top row 3 6


Minibot Race Bonus Points
1st Minibot 30
2nd Minibot 20
3rd Minibot 15
4th Minibot 10

All game descriptions and numeric values –though not directly quoted to keep the description free of excess information for the ease of use by the public– were written by FIRST, and taken from the corresponding FRC Game Manual.

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