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Greg Marra
02-23-2009, 12:20 PM
It's almost time for the 2009 competition season. Are you aware of all the great online resources teams and community members have assembled? Here's a brief guide to how to stay up to date before, during, and after Regionals!

Scout


CD-Media (http://www.chiefdelphi.com/media/photos/) - Find photos of teams' robots.
The Blue Alliance (http://www.thebluealliance.net/tbatv/) - Watch teams' previous events and find links to content about them elsewhere online.
YouTube (http://www.youtube.com) - Search "frc###". Many teams uploaded videos to YouTube this year.


Watch Webcasts


FIRST Wiki - Webcast List (http://www.firstwiki.net/index.php/2009_Webcasts) - Links to webcast pages for 2009 regionals.
SOAP - GameDay (http://gameday.soap108.com/) - Webcast streams, chat rooms, and real time match results during regionals.[/url]
NASA FRC Webcasts (http://robotics.arc.nasa.gov/events/2009_frcwebcasts.php#webcasts) - Links to webcasts from NASA.


Get Match Results


The Blue Alliance (http://www.thebluealliance.net/tbatv/?year=2009) - Real time match results.
Regional Twitter Accounts (http://www.robokong2493.com/twitter_accounts.html) - Follow a specific regional on Twitter to get match results and commentary.
USFIRST.org Match Results (https://my.usfirst.org/myarea/index.lasso?event_type=FRC) - The official source for match results.


Watch Recorded Videos


SOAP (http://soap108.com/) - Directories full of recorded match videos organized by event.
The Blue Alliance (http://www.thebluealliance.net/tbatv/?year=2009) - Recorded videos and match results organized by event or by team.
FIRST Wiki - Video Archiving (http://www.firstwiki.net/index.php/2009_Archiving) - Find out if your regional will be recorded, or how to record one.


Get Fast Info


FRC Links (http://frclinks.frclinks.com/) - URL shortcuts to get straight to the information you want. TBA pages for teams, USFIRST results for events, CD-Media photos, and more.
The Blue Alliance Mobile (http://www.thebluealliance.net/m/) - Keep up to date from your phone.


Reposted from the post 2009 Webcasts and Online Resources (http://thebluealliance.tumblr.com/post/80821110/2009-webcasts-and-online-resources) on The Blue Alliance blog (http://thebluealliance.tumblr.com/).

Vikesrock
02-23-2009, 12:30 PM
Great list Greg!

Here are two more

FIRST Chat Scouting (http://firstchat.ath.cx:81/resources/frc/scouting/) - Add and view info, pictures and videos about every team's robot.
Pre-Season Video Database (http://www.polytechfusion.com/PreseasonVideos.html) - Pre-season videos compiled in one place.

Pat Arnold
02-23-2009, 03:22 PM
Thanks for this excellent, organized list. With week one regionals rapidly approaching, it is great to be aware of all these resources. I can't wait to see how Lunacy will play out!

RyanCesiel
03-01-2009, 04:48 PM
Great list Greg!

Here are two more

FIRST Chat Scouting (http://firstchat.ath.cx:81/resources/frc/scouting/) - Add and view info, pictures and videos about every team's robot.
Pre-Season Video Database (http://www.polytechfusion.com/PreseasonVideos.html) - Pre-season videos compiled in one place.
+1 for FIRST Chat Scouting. Developed by our very own Quentin Sheets.