Q169 Can robots be rolled onto the field through the field gate?

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Q169 Can robots be rolled onto the field through the field gate?

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Q169: For context in last weekend's regional we had a student carrying a robot through the field gate trip on the edge of the gate and the robot fell on top of the student. For safety sake we would like to change how we get our robot to the field and roll it through the gate (our robot is narrow enough to fit the 3 ft 2 in opening even with bumpers). We understand not all robots would be able to do this however since ours can we would like to do that to be safer.
A:
There are no rules requiring a ROBOT be carried onto the FIELD.
(Asked by 1967
at Mar 30th 22)

Source: https://frc-qa.firstinspires.org/qa/169