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FIRST Frenzy: Raising the Bar was the name for the 2003-2004 season FIRST Robotics game. This season saw the return of the autonomous mode, and a host of other features. For instance, the element of stairs was introduced. The use of IR sensors and an IR beacon made the autonomous mode more challenging. Hanging returned to the game from a previous year. And, most noteworthy, the Robot Controller switched from being powered by a Basic Stamp to using a PIC chip. The year marked continued growth in the program, and, corresponding to this, a change in how teams qualify for the National Championship.

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  • ChiefDelphi has been defaced! See ChiefDelphi Defacement
  • Upgrade to MediaWiki 1.4beta5 completed on January 25 2005.
  • The 2005 game, Triple Play, began on 1/8/05.
  • FIRST has released the Official 2005 Game Hint!
  • The Contact-A-Thon is now asking for people to claim lists of teams to find emails for.
  • Upgrade to MediaWiki 1.3.5 completed on 10/3/04. Mostly bug fixes (see bottom of releasenotes ( Improved URLs with mod_rewrite but old links still work.
  • Logo changed to Wikipedia-like logo Rev. 2 on 8/30/04 (FIRSTwiki:Logo candidates). Thanks User:Piotrm.
  • Upgrade to MediaWiki 1.3.1 completed on 8/28/04. Mostly bug fixes (see bottom of releasenotes (
  • We are looking for people to help scour the web for team email addresses. See FIRSTwiki:Contact-A-Thon.

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