In the Participation & Leadership Level 2 badge, participants contribute to the team business functions and expand their knowledge of safety, foundations of FIRST, and building robots and strategy.
This badge is organized into 4 topics. To earn the Level 2 Participation & Leadership Badge, participants must successfully complete all items in each topic.
Mentors will certify the participant knowledge using the downloadable rubric.
|Participate and contribute to a team business function (sponsors, demonstrations, presentations to community or school, recruitment).|
|Prepare and deliver presentation on shop safety to new team members|
|Review the team safety plan for the build space and the competition|
|Know and demonstrate basic first aid practices and techniques|
|Use safety glasses in shop and competition area (pit and field) without reminders|
Foundations of FIRST
|In addition to Level 1 participation, actively participate in 60 hours of the FRC build season OR 60 hours of active participation in the FRC offseason related to FIRST (workshops, training, competitions, demonstrations, outreach).|
|Provide evidence to a team mentor of a personal or team example of coopertition.|
|Provide evidence to a team mentor of a personal or team example of gracious professionalism.|
|Provide expertise or training to a team or students in another FIRST program (Jr.FLL, FLL, FTC).|
|Provide expertise or training to students on another FRC team.|
|Know the basic requirements for a submitting an award such as the Chairman’s Award, Dean’s List Award nomination, Woodie Flowers award nomination, Entrepreneurship Award or Global Innovation Award.|
|Attend 2 FRC competitions after earning the Level 1 badge.|
Team Robot and Strategy
|Describe all methods of scoring points and actions that assign penalties in the current game|
|Describe the prohibited actions that result in a yellow card and/or red card for the current game.|
|Map a strategy to earn the maximum number of points given the team’s robot and ideal functionality|
|Describe the function of a mechanism or appendage|
|Watch another FRC robot and describe how it would be compatible/not compatible as an alliance partner|
|Contribute to the robot build or parts fabrication|