I might not be looking in the right places, but I have not been able to figure out whether we are allowed to adjust the positioning of the robot in programming skills. In years past, I believe that it has been explained in the appropriate appendix to the manual, but I haven’t seen it this year.
This is not allowed. In past years you would have seen it in the Programming Skills Challenge rules, however since there is no allowance, there was nothing to mention. Here’s the rule from the main game that applies to the Skills Challenges.