Answered: White Ball in Programming Skills

How and when may the white ball be pre-loaded or introduced during the Programming Skills Challenge?

Looking first at Appendix C - The Programming Skills Challenge in the section titled “Programming Skills Challenge Rules”:

The subsequent rules do not specify anything in regards to the introduction of the large ball. Thus we go to the VEX Clean Sweep Manual, Section 2.

So simply put, for the Programming Skills Challenge the large ball must be introduced during the last 0:30 seconds of the match. It must be either placed on a robot in contact with the large ball introduction zone, or placed directly in the large ball introduction zone.