Document Version 1.2
This repository contains the rules, guidelines and documents for the Robo Sumo competition
You will compete with a robot which has maximum dimensions of 150mm x 150mm x unlimited mm (l x w x h). You can either create your robot or it can be a commercial chassis (bought off the shelf).
The next Sumo competition will be during Science Week - Wednesday 13th March 2019
Sports Cage, Aberystwyth University.
The arena consists of a ring which is 900mm in diameter with a 19mm white band around the circumference.
The maximum dimensions for the robot are 150x150x150mm, this includes the weapon as part of the robot.
The maximum weight limit is 2kg. All robots overweight can not compete against other competitors. The classes will contain the heavyweights above and equal to 1.4kg and the featherweights below 1.4.
You are allowed any weapon of your choice. However, you will be scrutinised and disqualified if overly dangerous! i.e. no EMP devices, ballistics, or any heat generated which could be a potential fire hazard.
All batteries must be fused, especially if the robot is using Lithium Polymers (LiPo) or Nickel Metal Hydrides (NiMh).
It is up to you to decide whether you would like the robot to be autonomous or radio controlled.
Robots have to have a button accessible to the referee to start the fight. On depression of said button the robot will pause 5 seconds then start battling.
The goal is to push out or render your opponent immobile.
Where necessary the robots will be assessed on:
Marks will be out of 30 - 5 for each category.
|Version||Change||Changed by||Date Changed|
|v1.2||Updated info for Science Week 2019||Tomos Fearn||6th February 2019|
|v1.1||Added information of Science Week and Sumo Guide Blog||Tomos Fearn||20th January 2018|
|v1.0||Added competition and released info||Tomos Fearn||6th December 2017|
|v0.1||Initial||Tomos Fearn||31st October 2017|