October 2017 Game – Drag Race 2

Welcome to the 2017/2018 VSB Robotics Competition – Drag Race 2

The object of the game is to race against another robot.

Each robot team consists of a robot and one human driver per match. There are no limits as to the number of human drivers per robot team, but each driver can only drive one designated robot per event.

Drag Race 2 is played on a ‘16 feet long’ robotics table, each track is 9 inches wide.

There are 3 options to play Drag Race:

Option 1 – 2 Robots speeding down the track with the first to finish wins the match.

Option 2 – 2 Robots speeding down the track pushing a 222ml pop can with the first to finish wins the match. The pop can must be touching the table ‘at all times’.

Option 3 – 2 Robots speeding down the track pulling a 222ml pop can with the first to finish wins the match. The pop can must be touching the table ‘at all times’.

All drivers must stay within the designated ‘driver zone’ at all times during the match play.

Any game object(s) that has left the field during the match will not be returned to the field during the match and will not be counted at the end of the match.

Robot(s) for this game may be: VEX-EDR, VEX-IQ, or LEGO Mindstorms.
Robot(s) for this game may not be larger than 9” wide, 18” long, but can be with unlimited height.
Robot may not expand beyond the size restrictions after the start of the match.
Robot(s) may not contact another robot during the race.

The robot team with the highest number of race wins will win the competition.

The robot team with the highest score and the lowest number of match attempts will win the ‘Game Competition’.  The team with the highest number of game competition wins will win will be the overall ‘Event Competition Winner’.  This team will receive a ‘golden ticket’ which will enable free entry for all the robots (up to a maximum of 5 robots) for their school/organization for the next consecutive competition.

Please check back at the game website often for the latest information, updates and changes.

Good luck everyone.

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About Brian Yu

Robotics is the new definition for 'Challenge'.
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