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2017 FIRST Choice

FIRST Choice is a collection of extra parts, supplies, and tools that are available for F.R.C. teams. There is a relatively complex system that ensures that each team gets a fair chance at the items, each team can get an equal share of the items, and that teams only get items that they desire.

After the process was complete, here is the list of items that our team was selected to receive:

Item Quantity
Microsoft Lifecam HD3000 Camera (fc17-048) 2
Camera Bracket Kit (fc17-036) 2
Talon SRX (fc17-070) 2
Battery Tray Assembly (fc17-016) 1
Sensor Board (Accelerometer & Ethernet Gyro) (fc17-006) 1
Ultrasonic Proximity Sensor & cable (fc17-141) 2
35 Series, 15 tooth sprocket (fc17-011) 5
35 Series Single Strand-Riveted Roller Chain 10’ (fc17-012) 3
Encoder Kit AMT103-V (fc17-033) 1
AMT103 Wide Base (fc17-032) 1
AMT103 Base (fc17-029) 1
Precision Metalworking Gauge Kit (fc17-156) 1
MC5e Ethernet Category 5E Modular Patch Cord, (colors & lengths vary) (fc17-154) 1
Ethernet CAT5E Cable, Assorted Color 1-5’ Lengths (fc17-155) 1
USB A Male to USB B Male, 2m, Grey (fc17-024) 1
⅜” × ⅜” Beam Coupling (fc17-121) 2
⅜” × ⅜” Rigid Coupling (fc17-122) 1
Green Ring Light (fc17-129) 1


2016 FIRST Choice Results, Part 2

FIRST Choice is a collection of extra parts, supplies, and tools that are available for F.R.C. teams. There is a relatively complex system that ensures that each team gets a fair chance at the items, each team can get an equal share of the items, and that teams only get items that they desire.

A second round of the FIRST Choice lottery was recently held, and we received more goodies.

After the process was complete, here is the list of items that our team was selected to receive:

Item Quantity
Sensor Board (Accelerometer & Gyro) 1
Bumper cover material (2 Blue/2 Red) 1
Boulder, gray foam ball, 10” 1
Microsoft Lifecam HD3000 Camera 1
Camera Bracket Kit 1
Battery Charger 1


2016 FIRST Choice Results

FIRST Choice is a collection of extra parts, supplies, and tools that are available for F.R.C. teams. There is a relatively complex system that ensures that each team gets a fair chance at the items, each team can get an equal share of the items, and that teams only get items that they desire.

After the process was complete, here is the list of items that our team was selected to receive:

Item Quantity
2-Position & 4-Position Link Connectors, 10 each with 6’ Cable 1
Battery Connector from Anderson Power Products 2
Ethernet Cable, CAT5E Light Blue 5’ 2
Voltage Regulator Module 1
AMT103 Encoder Base 2
Encoder Kit AMT103-V 2
12V Battery NP18-12 1
Micro Switch, set of 10 2
Ratcheting Wrench Set, SAE, 12 pt., 8 Piece 1
Pocket Toner with LED Light and F-Type head 1
Mini Snap Switch, 10A, SPDT, Long Roller Lever 2
Mini Snap Switch, 15A, SPDT, Pin Plunger 2
Tape Measure, 12’ L × ½” W, Hi-Viz 2
HS-322HD Servo 2
Motor and Harness 2
Victor 888 2
Victor SP 1
USB A Male to USB B Male, 2m, Grey 2
Tool Bag 1


2015 FIRST Choice Results, Part 2

FIRST Choice is a collection of extra parts, supplies, and tools that are available for F.R.C. teams. There is a relatively complex system that ensures that each team gets a fair chance at the items, each team can get an equal share of the items, and that teams only get items that they desire.

A second round of the FIRST Choice lottery was recently held, and we received more goodies.

After the process was complete, here is the list of items that our team was selected to receive:

Item Quantity
Victor 888 Motor Controller 4
47mm OD, 17mm ID Bearings (Sleeve of 10) 4
26mm OD, 10mm ID Bearings (Sleeve of 8) 4
Ethernet Port Saver 2
Battery Connector from Anderson Power Products 4
12” Lazy Susan 2


2015 FIRST Choice Results

FIRST Choice is a collection of extra parts, supplies, and tools that are available for F.R.C. teams. There is a relatively complex system that ensures that each team gets a fair chance at the items, each team can get an equal share of the items, and that teams only get items that they desire.

After the process was complete, here is the list of items that our team was selected to receive:

Item Quantity
Battery Charger 1
12V Battery 2
Crimping Tool 1
Digital Multimeter & DVD 1
AndyMark 9015 Motor 4
Gates HTD 170 Tooth Belt, 15mm 1
Throttle Motor 8
Diagonal Cutter 2
Victor 888 2


Wow - important link... The F.R.C. controller system from National Instrument:
      https://decibel.ni.com/content/community/academic/student_competitions/frc

If you're a student at Winthrop High School who wishes to join the team, be sure to visit the “How to Join” page.


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