Events

  • Fire Fighter Bot

    A robot must autonomously navigate through a mock home with multiple rooms with a candle randomly placed in one of the rooms, simulating a house on fire. The robot needs to find the candle and put it out, paving the way for a house-hold robot which would find and extinguish small home fires before they can engulf the house. Rules & Info >>>

  • RoboMagellan

    The spirit of this competition is to be encouraging and welcoming to robotics enthusiasts with diverse experience levels. This competition focuses on collaboration and helping one-another learn to complete the overall objective. The objective is similar to the DARPA Grand Challenge, robots are programmed to make their way through an outdoor course going to various GPS centered orange cones as waypoints. The robots must avoid obstacles, and the start and end points are never line-of-site. Scoring is based on both speed and accuracy. Rules & Info >>>

  • 1-pound Robot Competition

    Two robots 1lbs. compete in a head-to-head match following the basics of boxing. Robots are mostly teleoperated, but autonomous control is allowed. Like boxing, the robots are given three full minutes for a round, in which either one of the robots is knocked out or the match time runs out, and 3 judges decide the winner. Most anything goes in terms of weapons, excluding water and electrical tasers. Rules & Info >>>

  • Static Art Bots

    A static art bot is any sculpture that looks like a robot but does not actually move or perform any function. Rules & Info >>>

  • Line Follower Robot

    Robots are programmed to following a black line on white paper. Fastest time wins. Rules & Info >>>

  • 3-pound Combat

    Two 3lbs. robots compete in a head-to-head match following the basics of boxing. Robots are mostly teleoperated, but autonomous control is allowed. Like boxing, the robots are given three full minutes for a round, in which either one of the robots is knocked out or the match time runs out, and 3 judges decide the winner. Most anything goes in terms of weapons, excluding water and electrical tasers. Rules & Info >>>

  • Tabletop Navigation

    The object is to build a robot that can deposit a block into a shoebox while staying on a table. Phase I, Build a robot that goes from one end of a table to the other and back. Phase II, Have the robot push a block off the edge of the table. Phase III, Have the robot push the block into a shoebox mounted at the end of the table. Rules & Info >>>

  • Robot Sumo

    Two robots compete in a head-to-head match following the basic system of traditional human sumo
    matches. Robots are allowed no weapons, and are not allowed to flip each other. The sole purpose is a
    pushing match between the two robots to force the other from the arena. Rules & Info >>>

  • Kinetic Art Bots

    A kinetic art bot is any mechanical device that has at least one moving part. A kinetic art bot performs no useful function other than entertaining the viewer.  Rules & Info >>>

Registration opens December 2019