Team 75 - Standard Operational Procedures

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Shown below are the Standard Operational Procedures (SOP's) for Team 75, the RoboRaiders:


  1. SOP 100 v1-Documentation (with terminology)
  2. To describe the procedure for Hillsborough High School FIRST Robotics Team 75 to prepare Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Working Instructions (WIs) and Forms.

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  3. SOP 405 v1 Public Relations
  4. This SOP describes the process our Public Relations department follows for supporting events and other communcations

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  5. Kick-Off Week
  6. To describe the procedure for Hillsborough High School FIRST Robotics Team 75 day one kickoff procedures. This SOP applies to activities pertaining to the events that occur on the day that FIRST Robotics releases the competition information.

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  7. Robotics Demonstrations
  8. Team 75 participates in many types of demonstrations for many different age groups. This document is designed to outline procedures for these demonstrations to ensure that that each and every demonstration is a high quality professional presentation. Please click on the link below to read the entire SOP document.

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  9. Fundraising
  10. Successful fundraising directly correlates to the success of a robotics team, as fundraising is vital in a team's ability to participate in competitions. Apart from the money it generates, fundraising activities unite the teammates under a single cause and increase the awareness of the organization within the community. Please click on the link below to read the entire SOP document.

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  11. SOP 304 v1-Pit (formerly 4. Pit)
  12. During FIRST competitions the robots are kept and worked on in the Pits. Team members frequently are in the pits to make adjustments on their robot. Students in the Pits: A limit should be set for the amount of students allowed in the pit area. This is best managed by timed shifts. Please click on the link below to read the entire SOP document.

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  13. Preventative Maintenance Procedures
  14. Preventative maintenance on the drive train is vital because it avoids mechanical issues, which can occur with the robot. Please click on the link below to read the entire SOP document.

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  15. Field Construction
  16. The field construction is one of the most crucial components to a good robotics season. That is because it allows the drivers to practice what there really going to have to go for the competition. Please click on the link below to read the entire SOP document.

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  17. SOP 401 v1-Media (formerly 7. Media)
  18. SOP contains general media information. Please click on the link below to read the entire SOP document.

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  19. Robot Transportation
  20. SOP contains general robot transportation information. Please click on the link below to read the entire SOP document.

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  21. SOP 301 v1-Strategy (formerly 9. Strategy)
  22. This SOP describes all activities concerning the Strategy Department that occur throughout the season.

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  23. Team Structure
  24. Defining any organization's structure is vital to the efficient success of the organizations goals. It enables a team or group to properly assign tasks as well as generally assign responsibility among members. Smooth flow and operation is essential in any organization. Please click on the link below to read the entire SOP document.

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  25. Technology Innovation Week
  26. Started in 2006 Technology Innovation Week is an effort to increase STEM and First awareness in our community through this we hope to spread TIW to new venues.

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  27. Women in Science & Engineering Events
  28. Please click on the link below to read the entire SOP document. Identifying the importance of women in the fields of science and engineering where women are historically under respresented, Team 75 has created WISE (Women in Science and Engineering). The purpose of WISE is to motivate young women from local high schools to pursue careers in science and engineering related fields by exposing them to women currently working in those fields. This SOP outlines the requirements for planning a WISE event.

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  29. SOP 200 v1-Safety (formerly 13. Safety)
  30. This SOP is for the benefit of Hillsborough High School FIRST Robotics Team 75 regarding safety in all areas of the team.

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  31. Driver Certification
  32. To ensure the safety and the quality at demonstrations and events held by or attended by Hillsborough High School RoboRaiders, FRC Team 75.

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  33. SOP 402 v1-Bike Build (formerly 15. Bike Build)
  34. To give back to the community through a unique event that allows teams participating at a FIRST Robotics Regional to work together in the midst of a competition, encouraging team bonding and community service.

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  35. Trailer
  36. To outline the usage and transport of Team 75 Trailer.

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