The scouting team determines what information needs to be collected about other teams and the means to make that data useful to the drive and strategy teams.

Student Lead & Backup

The scouting student lead will be charged with recruiting and training team members to assist in scouting activities.

  • Review scouting sheets used in the past & what is involved with scouting
  • Continue student recruitment.
  • Work with the drive coaches & strategy team to design data collection sheets to be used at the competitions
  • Determine how to communicate collected data to drive coaches & strategy team and design communication method.
  • Derive a scouting strategy to include how many people are needed each day.
  • Determine where people will be stationed.
  • Determine how long each person is needed (if not for the whole day).
  • Collect all materials needed for scouting during competition (clipboards, pens, copies of sheets)


  • Ensure enough students will be present Thursday to scout practice matches & pits.
  • Compile basic data about each robot & communicate to drive coaches & strategy team by Thursday night.
  • Gather data about each team during qualification matches.
  • Communicate data about robots in our matches to drive team so they can strategize before the next match.
  • Assist drive coaches & strategy team in compiling a list of teams to pick (if we qualify) or which teams to solicit for being picked.
  • Report data about opponents we will face during elimination matches before the first match of each.

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