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Robot Challenges
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TABLE OF CONTENT
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Pre-questions
Line Following Challenge – 6 slides
Jousting Challenge – 4 slides
Fire Fighting Challenge – 3 slides
Robotovate® Challenge – 2 slides
Rules, Pre-competition Points, Deadlines, Event Date
Post-questions
Additional resources and contact information
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Pre-questions
1) Which challenges are open to middle school students?
2) When is the deadline for pre-competition points?
3) In which challenge are RC robots allowed?
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Line Following Challenge
NEW Top 8 division teams in PM tourney
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ELIGIBLE: All divisions (Elementary, Middle, High School, & Big KIDS)
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CHALLENGE: An autonomous robot that uses sensors to track a line
from HOME to TOWER, STOPS & DELIVERS PAYLOAD, BACK UPS &
TURNS AROUND, and returns HOME
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GOAL: In a 3-minute heat, first complete a successful run from
home-tower- deliver at least 1 ping pong ball-home, then deliver as
many ping pong balls (1 POINT EACH) in a 3 minute heat
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Line Following Challenge
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NEW Top 8 division teams in PM tourney
SCORING: Points for leaving home, T-intersections, stopping at
tower, delivering, turning around, returning home; then 1 point per
ball delivered in 3 minute heats. See Optional points
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New ‘13: Morning of event: Open tracks to run as many 3
minute heats as possible. Top five scores earned in the morning plus
optional points will be used to determine top eight teams for the
afternoon single elimination tournament
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TRACKS: a ½ inch-wide (for ES, MS) or ¼ inch-wide (for HS, BK)
black line on a white vinyl surface. Track is ~ 4’ wide x 5’ long and all
curves are based on a 6” radius
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Line Following Challenge Sample Middle school SCORE sheet
This example shows the team earning 525 pts.
TASK
POINTS POSSIBLE
COMPLETED
LEAVES HOME
25
X
TURNS AT 1ST T-INTERSECTION
25
X
STOPS AT TOWER
50
X
DELIVERS AT LEAST 1 BALL
100
X
BACKS UP AND TURNS AROUND
50
X
TURNS AT 1ST T-INTERSECTION
50
X
RETURNS HOME
100
X
1 per BALL
125 BALLS
EXTRA BALLS AFTER
COMPLETING ALL PARTS ABOVE
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Line Following Challenge Sample Elementary school Track
HOME
TOWER
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Line Following Challenge Sample Middle school Track
HOME
TOWER
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Line Following Challenge Sample High school, Big KIDS Track
HOME
TOWER
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Jousting Challenge: NEW Top 8 ES & 8 MS teams in PM tourney
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ELIGIBLE: Elementary (ES) and Middle school (MS) divisions.
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CHALLENGE: build and program an autonomous robot that can
follow a 1.0” black line on a white vinyl surface while carrying a
RoboRAVE International sanctioned Jousting Knight (find it on
RoboRAVE.org Shop)
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GOAL: Knock your opponent’s knight off FIRST using ONLY your
knight’s lance.
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Jousting Challenge: NEW Top 8 ES & 8 MS teams in PM tourney
SCORING .. See track for bonus areas
POINTS
POSSIBLE
COMPLETED
KNOCKS OPPONENT’S KNIGHT OFF FIRST AND
LANDS ONLY IN THE 50 POINT AREA
50
X
KNOCKS OPPONENT’S KNIGHT OFF FIRST AND
LANDS ANY PART OF THE KNIGHT’S BODY (not
including the lance) IN THE 100 POINT AREA
100
KNOCKS OPPONENT’S KNIGHT OFF FIRST AND
LANDS ANY PART OF THE KNIGHT’S BODY (not
including the lance) IN THE 150 POINT AREA
150
TASK
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Jousting Challenge: NEW Top 8 ES & 8 MS teams in PM tourney
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SCORING: The Knight that knocks the other Knight to the floor
FIRST can earn either 50, 100, or 150 points. Higher scores depend
on how close to the other Knight’s starting line you are when you
knock them off.
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If both Knights are knocked off, then the 2nd Knight to the floor WINS
If neither Knight is NOT knocked off, then RE-RUN the joust until a
winner is declared
TRACKS: Two 4 foot long parallel 1” black lines spaced 10” apart.
Note: score areas of 100 and 150, 12” and 6” from opponent’s
starting area
see track design
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Jousting Challenge: NEW Top 8 ES & 8 MS teams in PM tourney
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TRACKS
6”
12”
Score
150
Score
100
Score
100
Scopre
150
12”
6”
6”
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Fire Fighting Challenge: NEWQualify 5/3; Top 8 teams in PM tourney
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ELIGIBLITY: Middle (MS), High school (HS), and Big KIDS
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CHALLENGE: Build and program an autonomous robot that can
locate and extinguish candles without touching them
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GOAL: Find and extinguish 4 candles (3 behind 16” x 18” unattached
vertical barriers) in an 8.0’ x 16.0’ field in 3 minutes. The robot’s
extinguishing system must start and stop at each candle
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Fire Fighting Challenge: Sample Score Sheet
This team scores – 650 points… Penalty? 50% of candle value if touched
during the time the robot is extinguishing the flame
TASK
POINTS POSSIBLE COMPLETED PENALTY
SCORE
CANDLE # 1
100
X
NO
100
CANDLE # 2
200
X
NO
200
CANDLE # 3
300
X
50%
150
CANDLE # 4
400
X
50%
200
PM tournament?
BONUS – All
FOUR CANDLES
EXTINGUISHED
YES – Wilkinson Award Winner - $200
(Available in the Afternoon TOURNAMENT ONLY)
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Fire Fighting Challenge: Sample Track with walls
-Track: 16 feet long x 8 feet wide
- Walls: 17” high x 18” wide, unsecured
- Candles: 8” to 10” tall
- 3 candles: behind walls
- 1 candle: direct view of the robot at the start
- Track border: 3” wide white vinyl strip with a
1” black line in the middle
- Starting position: Corner
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Robotovate® Challenge
NEW Gold, Silver, Copper winners by votes
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ELIGIBLE: High school (HS) and Big KIDS.
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CHALLENGE: create a new, never-seen-before robot (remote
controlled or autonomous) that fits one of these four categories:
HH: shows how it helps humans,
BM: demonstrates the use of Biomimicry,
3D: moves in 3 dimensions, or
ON: Use old technology in a new way
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Robotovate® Challenge
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NEW Gold, Silver, Copper winners by votes
GOAL: Capture the audience’s attention to earn their vote with
your amazing use of robots to demonstrate innovation…It is all
about Robot + Innovation or as we like to call it…Robotovate®
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SCORING: Category winners of GOLD, SILVER, and a COPPER
from most votes earned from all attendees. One PLATINUM winner
for BEST robot to incorporate all four categories (from the GOLD
winners). Ties split the awards and you must be present to win
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TRACKS: None provided
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RULES, TRACKS, and more information…
The rules and additional details
for each challenge are on the
RoboRAVE International website:
http://roboquerque.org/robot-challenges/
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Optional Pre-competition Points for ES, MS, & HS Divisions
Teams can earn points BEFORE the event. All items are optional for
participation. ALL items must be completed by April 1st, 2013 6PM, MST
Division
Engineering
Corporate Letter /Logo
Video
Forum
Elementary
SUMMARY
post on Google doc, 1 pg
Company letterhead,
post on Google doc
NA
NA
Middle
OVERVIEW
post on Google doc, 5 pgs
Company letterhead,
post on Google doc
You Tube
Channel
Facebook
account
High
REPORT
post on Google doc, 10 pgs
Company letterhead,
post on Google doc
You Tube
Channel
Facebook
account
NA
NA
NA
NA
Big KIDS
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Deadline for Registering a Team
April 1, 2013
6 p.m. MST
Deadline for Pre-Competition all
OPTIONAL components
April 1, 2013
6 p.m. MST
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The Event
Albuquerque Convention Center
Roboquerque, New Mexico
May 3-4, 2013
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POST-questions
1) Which challenges are open to middle school students?
2) In which challenge are RC robots allowed?
3) When is the deadline for pre-competition points?
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Additional Resources & Contact Information
Contact information: [email protected]
Albq. Area: 505.867.2007
Outside Albq. Area: 888.527.2007
Fax: 888.701.3071
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