Flipside (2018)

Flipside (2018)


Dimensions: 30”L x 27”W x 54.5”H

Weight: 112 lbs (without bumpers and battery)

Drivetrain: 4x 4in Colson-wheels, 2x 4in Omni-wheels (per-side) provide traction with good maneuverability. Custom 3 Mini-Cim ball shifting gearboxes allow gear-shifting on the field, providing options between speed and pushing-power.


  • Dual-Stage Elevator: allows the robot to elevate the game object above 8ft for placement on a tipped scale.
  • Intake Claw: pulls in, clamps, and ejects cubes for transportation and placement.
  • 180° Wrist: mounted on the elevator carriage to flip intake to either side of the robot.
  • Climbing Hook: mounted on the top of the elevator to allow the robot to climb with a partner without using a ramp.

Autonomous Modes:

  • Three cube scale – left start, near scale
  • Two cube scale – left start, far scale
  • Two cube switch – middle start
  • One cube near switch, one cube near scale, or line cross – compatible with alliance partner scale auto modes – right start


Event:Final Seed:Quals Record:Draft Position:Result:Awards:Photos:Match Playlist:
FiM Southfield111-11st Alliance CaptainWinnerExcellence in EngineeringSouthfield PhotosSouthfield Playlist
FiM Gull Lake112-01st Alliance CaptainWinnerExcellence in EngineeringGull Lake PhotosGull Lake Playlist
ONT Windsor311-13rd Alliance CaptainSemifinalistIndustrial DesignWindsor PhotosPlaylist N/A
MSC - Ford Division117-51st Alliance 1st PickFinalistCreativityMSC PhotosMSC Playlist
Detroit Championship - Curie Division38-22nd Alliance CaptainFinalistNoneWorlds PhotosWorlds Playlist