Once Element Cubes are stacked, the capsule can be manually put over the stack by a member of your team.
No, the VEX EDR Super Kit is sufficient alone to compete in PARC 2018. However allowed extra parts listed on the Challenge and Game rules will give your team more flexibility.
Yes, you can replace with any other plastic / wood sheet.
Ingredients cubes are released by pulling down a pole holding them as shown in the images below. The pole which releases the ingredients cubes is 3 feet tall and stands at the center of the 2 by 2 feet tile. Upon release, a referee will remove the pole away from the playing field.
Robot can go back to Base as many time as the team wishes to. Once on Base, team members are allowed to touch robot, realign it, change attachments, etc.
Yes, you can bring a Person element to Base. Teams can make as many trip to Base as they wish to. You can even leave a Person element on Base temporarily
The Elevator is an area on Level I; once a Robot reaches the Elevator, teams are allowed to pickup the Robot and place it on Level II Base.
Triggering the hourglass means moving it outside the black square.
Dispensing the medicine means moving them outside the white rectangle.
The bridge is changed to a dam. The river can be crossed at any point other than the dam.
No, the only thing that can be touched outside of the base is the robot. This will incur a penalty.
Yes, this is for line following.
Yes, these are for the color sensor to detect.
The person must be touching part of the part of zone it does not need to be all the way in the zone. The dotted line is for aesthetics only.
No you just will not get points for that piece. However, once a piece has left the base it can not be retrieved. The only thing that can be touched outside of the base is the robot. This incurs a penalty.
The clock run the entire time. The robot will need to modified quickly if at all.
There is always a 10 point penalty when touching the robot. If the robot is touched it must immediately return to base. If the robot is carrying an object that object will be returned to its starting point. You can touch the robot to gain any sort of advantage other than to bring it back to base.
This has been changed there is no fence around the pills.
Yes, they will be actual object that are fixed to the mat. They are the same size as the colored square they are on.
The pill must be fully supported by the bed. Because the bed is the same size as the square the pill can not be off the bed but still in the colored zone.
To trigger the hour glass it must be moved out of the square. The hour glass is the roughly the same size as the people. It is placed directly in the center of the square.
There is no order.
No, you do not have to do anything before moving on to level 2.
This is the only time that order matters. Once leaving level 1 you can not return.
The answer is YES; our judges are bilingual.
The physical paper-copy of your team's Engineering Report is due on Monday 26, 2018 at the PARC 2018 signup desk in Kigali.
YES, Teams will have to estimate (to the best they can) the value of scrap and donated materials.
No, Makers League presentation is done without power-point. Teams stand in front of audience and can only use their poster and model for their presentation.