Aspire to Achieve

    •, A researcher, باحث
      A researcher
    •, An undergraduate, البكالوريوس
      An undergraduate
    •, A graduate, الدراسات العليا
      A graduate

Policies and rules

Policies of participation:

  • Each team shall comprise of four (4) members consisting of three (3) students and one (1) instructor, all from the same university, polytechnic, college, or School.  Only the three (3) students are permitted to enter the Game Field.
  • Team members must be enrolled in their University/Polytechnic/College/ School at the time of the international quest.  Exceptions to this rule are those who were enrolled in a University /Polytechnic /College/school at the time of the domestic quest.
  • Postgraduate students are not eligible to participate in the competition.

General rules:

  • Only one robot per team will be allowed in the tournament.  Backup robots will NOT be allowed.  Teams found in violation will not be allowed to compete in the tournament and will forfeit any point accumulations until they satisfy this rule requirement.
  • One operator only is allowed in the field with one assistant.
  • Matches are 10 minutes in length.  The match will begin with a 3, 2, 1 countdown, blow of a whistle, or other sound.
  • The match will end with a 3-second countdown, blow of a whistle, or other sound.
  • No time-outs will be allowed for any reason, unless determined by tournament officials.
  • All scoring disputes must be settled before the team leaves the field.
  • Robots must remain in the start box in the player zone and conform to the starting configuration until the match starts.
  •  Once the match starts, the robot can be moved to any location within the player zone and assume the competition configuration.
  • Robot attachments and components may extend into the robot zone from the player zone after the start of the match. Prior to the start of the match, the robot and all components (attachments, etc.) must be within the player zone.
  • Stealing or interfering with other player's game pieces is not allowed and will result in disqualification from the match.
  • Unintentional interference may be possible (robot veering of course, etc.). Referees will have sole discretion on whether the interference was unintentional or not, and should reset any game element back to its state prior to the interference.  This rule only applies to game elements belonging to the opposing team
  • Teams must return all game elements to the field prior to leaving the game table.  Violation will result in an immediate delay of game penalty