This year’s FIRST Robotics Competition challenge is called STEAMworks! The team has just 6 weeks after the kick off to form a game strategy, then design and build a robot to win the game.
This year the challenge is called STEAMworks. Here is how FIRST describes the game:
FIRST® STEAMWORKSSM the 2017 FIRST Robotics Competition game, invites two adventure clubs from an era in which technology relied on steam power to prepare
their airships for the ultimate long distance race.