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2022 Game: Rapid React

During our first year at Vestal High School, we worked hard with minimal equipment to field a succesful robot with only 9 students!

2022 Game: Rapid React

Robot Name: Carpet Cruncher

Record: 3 - 8


  • Greater Pittsburgh Regional


Robot Information

  • West Coast Style Drivetrain
  • Auto aiming turret to align the shooter with the high goal at all times
  • Flywheel shooter
  • Hood to adjust angle of shot
  • Pneumatic intake for quick ball aquisition
  • Mid rung climber

Game Information

FIRST Rapid React was the 2022 FIRST Robotics Competition game. Rapid React is played by two alliances of three teams each, with each team controlling a robot and completing specific actions in order to score points. The game revolves around both alliances shooting inflatable balls known as Cargo into a central Hub and climbing within their Hangars at the end of the match. The overall objective of each match is to score more points than the opposing alliance before the match ends.

2022 Game: Rapid React

Below is a video describing the game in more detail: