LFT Rules

General aspects

Change log 21.04.2018

It will be played eliminations in the provided time and first 8th best times will go to ranking.

Obstacle: A ceiling will be present; the robot will climb on it via a "C" with diametre of 1.9m.

Homologations

Before the competition, the robot must pass the Homologations. For this, the maximum dimensions are 30x30cm and the maximum weight is 3kg. The wheels of the robot and other parts that are in contact with the track must NOT be able to pick up and hold a standard paper A4 (80g/cm2) more than 2 seconds.

The robot must be equipped with an EDF(electric ducted fan). The functionality of the EDF will by checked by placing the robot upside down on a surface with the EDF on.

Time measured on the track

The time for each robot is measured from the moment when the start line is passed until the moment when the finish line is passed. It is considered that the robot passed the finish line when the farthest point of it pass the line. The time is measured by using an electronic gate.

Time Limit

Each robot has maximum 3 minutes to finish the track by trial. The robot can do an unlimited number of trials in the time given by the organizer. The time for the whole contest is given according to the number of the participant.

Timekeeping

The time for a robot is measured by an electronic gate or a judge with a stopwatch, based on the availability of the equipment.

Autonomy

The robot must be completely autonomous after passing the Start Line; if it is not, it will be disqualified.

Loosing Line

If a robot loses the line, it must restart the trial. If it loses the line for the second time, it will receive 3 minutes for that trial. Trials can be restarted just as many times as wanted in 3 minutes.

If the robot lose the line but it is able to come back on the track from the point where he lost the line, it can continue on the track with 3 seconds penalization.

The Track

The track for the contest is a 2x5.6m area white colored.

Track characteristics:

The closest approach of the line course to the edges of the arena shall not be less than 15 cm, measured from the center of the line.

The minimal curve radius is 7.5 cm.

There is an loop with 1.5m diameter and 40cm width. The line is continued on the loop. In addition to the said obstacle other two will be present. We will be back with more details as soon as possible.

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