Engineering Design Challenge

Any robotics material is OK!

LEGO NXT/EV3

VEX

ABILIX

Arduino

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Task A:

Draw STEM

Specification

Students can use any robot and any software as they want.

Team formation: 2 – 4 players, 1 robot, 1 coach.

Team category: Junior Student, Senior Student

Goal

Robots draw S T E M letters on the floor without sensor (junior) and with sensors (senior)

Junior Students

1. Robotic Requirements

-Sensors cannot be used to assist robot in following the track.

-The size of robot: Volume of robot must not exceed 40*40*40 cm (Length*Width*Height)

-The letters (S T E M) is made from wood and the size for each letter should not exceed 2m

2. General Rules of Play

-The robot has 3 minutes to complete the task.

-Teams can attempt as many runs as needed to post their best scores.

3. Challenge Specifications

-Robot should follow the path in minimum time and follow the path. The time for each letter and 4 letters will be consider for this challenge

4.The Arena

-This is a basic idea for practicing, during the event, the arena will be similar to this one.

5. Scoring

-Each completed letter is worth 50 points.

-Total Points is 200

-Time and turning angle matter. Any group finish first is the winner

Senior Students

1. Robotic Requirements

Two external sensors can be used to assist robot in following the track and wheel encoders are allowed.

The size of robot: Volume of robot must not exceed 40*25*40 cm (Length*Width*Height).

The letters (S T E M) is made from wood and the size for each letter should not exceed 2m

2. General Rules of Play

The robot has 3 minutes to complete the task.

Teams can attempt as many runs as needed to post their best scores.

3. Challenge Specifications

-Robot should follow the path in minimum time and follow the path. The time for each letter and 4 letters will be consider for this challenge

4. Sensors

-two sensors are recommended to use on both left and right side of the robot to detect the black lines.

-5. The Arena

-The arena will be the same as for the junior students, but with the black lines for line following or  using ultrasound sensors

6. Scoring

-Each completed letter is worth 50 points.

-Total point is 200

-Time and turning angle matter. Any group finish first is the winner

Task B:
Treasure Collector!

Specification

Students can use any robot and any software as they want.

Team formation: 2 – 4 players, 1 robot, 1 coach.

Team category: Junior Student, Senior Student

Goal

Robot gather all objects and put them in the storage without sensor (junior) and with sensors (senior)

Junior Students

1. Robotic Requirements

-Sensors cannot be used to assist robot

-The size of robot: Volume of robot must not exceed 40*40*40 cm (Length*Width*Height).

-Arena size is 150*75

2. General Rules of Play

-The robot has 6 minutes to complete the task.

-Teams can attempt as many runs as needed to post their best scores.

3. Challenge Specifications

-Robot should gather all objects completely and put them in storage

4.The Arena

-This is a basic idea for practicing, during the event, the arena will be like this:

5. Scoring

-Each object worth 50 points.

-Total Points is 400

-Time and number of objects matter. Any group finish first and put more objects out of the arena is the winner

Senior Students

1. Robotic Requirements

External sensors can be used to assist robot

The size of robot: Volume of robot must not exceed 40*25*40 cm (Length*Width*Height)

Arena size is 150*75

 

2. General Rules of Play

The robot has 6 minutes to complete the task.

Teams can attempt as many runs as needed to post their best scores.

 

3. Challenge Specifications

-Robot should gather all objects completely and put them in storage

4. Sensors

-Sensors are recommended to detect objects and grab them.

5. The Arena:

6. Scoring

-Each object worth 50 points.

-Total Points is 400

-Time and number of objects matter. Any group finish first and put more objects out of the arena is the winner

Task C:

Escape The Palace

Specification

Students can use any robot and any software as they want.

Team formation: 2 – 4 players, 1 robot, 1 coach.

Team category: Junior Student, Senior Student

Goal

Robots will find the palace door in the Maze and will escape. Easy maze for junior (without sensor) and hard maze for senior (with sensors)

Junior Students

1. Robotic Requirements

-Sensors cannot be used to assist robot in this task

-The size of robot: Volume of robot must not exceed 40*40*40 cm (Length*Width*Height)

-The arena size is 2m*2m

2. General Rules of Play

-The robot has 5 minutes to complete the task.

-Teams can attempt as many runs as needed to post their best scores.

3. Challenge Specifications

  Put the robot in the palace and it should try to   find the door and escape

4.The Arena

-This is a basic idea for practicing, during the event, the arena will be similar to this one.

5. Scoring

-Escape the prison and be winner

-Time and closest to the door

Senior Students

1. Robotic Requirements

Two external sensors can be used to assist robot in following the track and wheel encoders are allowed.

The size of robot: Volume of robot must not exceed 40*25*40 cm (Length*Width*Height) and the arena size is 2m*2m

2. General Rules of Play

The robot has 5 minutes to complete the task.

Teams can attempt as many runs as needed to post their best scores.

3. Challenge Specifications

Put the robot in the palace and it should try to find the door and escape

4. Sensors

-Sensors are recommended

-5. The Arena

-The arena will be the same as for the junior students,

6. Scoring

-Escape the prison and be winner

-Time and closest to the door

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