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Nov. 8, 2008 9AM until Noon
IR2L Competition: RSC 223 9:30-10:30AM
SUMO Competition: RSC223 11:00-12:30PM
Lunch on your own

Registration is free, but is required!

All on the Wichita State University Campus
RSC=Rhatigan Student Center - Third Floor Ballroom

WSU is hosting the Fall Kickoff Challenge. This will be an informal competition open to all comers. There will be two competitions in the morning: Robotic SUMO and IR2L (International RoboticRace League). The competition is open to all (Adults and children of all ages). The competition rules are posted below for each challenge.

Let's Have Fun!

Rules for both competitions updated on Oct. 1, 2008




 Rules  Video

 Rules  Video


The competition involves two Sumo 'bots competing in a circular arena. The objective of the competition is to move your opponent out of the circular arena by pushing, overturning, or other means within the allotted bout time of two (2) minutes. The winner of each competition will be the Sumo 'bot left standing or functioning in the circular arena after pushing the opponent out of the arena or the last Sumo 'bot to leave the circular arena.

The competition involves two 'bots competing on an oval course. The objective of the competition is to complete three laps around the course ahead of your opponent. The winner of each competition will be the first 'bot to complete the three laps without any faults.