Robots play Breakaway on a 27 by 54 foot rectangular field. The field is bordered by a set of guardrails and alliance walls. There are two "bumps" in the field that divide it into three zones. During the game matches, the robots are controlled from alliance stations located outside each end of the field. These rectangular zones consist of three team player stations that provide connectivity between the controls used by the robot operators and the arena. Goals are located at the corners of the field. After balls are scored, human players may pick up the balls and pass them to the center of the alliance station to be placed on the ball return rack and reenter play at midfield.