In this competition contestants using only self-made autonomous robots, that will attempt to force an opponent’s robot from a defined arena. A match is fought between two teams. Only one team member may approach the ring; other team members must watch from the audience.
2.1. The competition runs between two robots. The purpose of the competition is push out the oponent robot behind white line of fight arena.
2.2. If any part of the robot touches a field outside of the white line, the robot loss the fight in a round (if a field is used in the form of a podium, then the loss is counted if any part of the robot touches the surface outside the podium).
2.3. After starting program robot should have 5-second delay before starting fight. If a robot start moving right away, he losses the fight. In the event of a repeated infringement, he losses the round..
2.4. The winner of the round is a robot, who first wins two fights.
2.5. One fight lasts no more than 2 minutes. If both robots are facing each other and their movement is disturbed or does not occur more than 15 seconds, the battle is stoped and the fight is repeated.
2.6. In the event if the robot does not perform autonomous movements during the battle, the robot is given a loss.
2.7 If after the end of the fight, none of the robots is did not pushed out behind the ring, then the winner of the batttle becomes a robot that is closer to the center of the ring and who has more damages. The size of the damages is decided by the judge.
2.8. If the winner cannot be determined by the methods described above, the decision about winner or replaying fight is made by the judge of the competition.
2.9. During the battle, team members should not touch robots.
The field is a black circle with a diameter of 77 cm, with a white border on the edges 2.5 cm wide. The field is divided into 4 sectors. Robots should always be located in two opposite sectors.
4.1. Component limits:
- LEGO - only components manufactured and distributed by LEGO are permissible. Only units, motors and sensors included in NXT 2.0, EV3, Invertor or Spike may be used in the robot construction (list of permitted details). The parts used must be in their original condition and must not be modified;
- Free construction category - no restrictions, if not contradict clause 13. Appendix 1, the general rules of the competition.
4.2. Robots sizes
|Category||Height, cm||Width, cm||Lenght, cm||Weight, kg|
4.3. The robot must be autonomous.
4.4. A robot that, according to the judges, intentionally destroys or defeats other robots, or otherwise damages or pollutes the surface of the battlefield, will be disqualified for the entire period of the race.
4.5. Before the match, robots are checked for size and weight.
4.6. Participants have the right to make rapid changes in the design of the robot between the rounds (including repairs, replacement of power supplies, program selection, etc.), unless the changes do not contradict to the requirements of the robot design and do not violate the rules of competition. If a judge suspects a violation of any of the requirements of paragraph 4, an inspection may be carried out newly. In the event of an infringement, the participant will receive a warning. In the event of a repeated infringement, the robot will be disqualified from the competition.
Competition format: Group stage + Single elimination
The competitors are divided into subgroups and the winners of the subgroups move on to the next round. The exact number of the competitors who can move on to the next round is specified during the competition. A single-elimination tournament format means that the loser of each match-up is immediately eliminated from winning the tournament. Each winner will play another in the next round, until the final match-up, whose winner becomes tournament champion.
Competion principles Robots are registered and technical verified before the competition.During the competition, according to the instructions of the judge, one of the members of the team is put robot on the ring. After installation, the robots can not be moved to another location. After judge signal, participants can turn on the robots and run the program. Before the start of the fight, participants must leave the ring boundaries. Stopping, continuing and ending rounds takes place at the command of the referee.