November 6, 2012
Greetings to all firefighting and RoboWaiter teams. We've posted updated 2013 RoboWaiter and Fire-Fighting contest Rules. Please send comments and questions to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. There are a number of changes from 2012, so please read the Rules carefully. Below are some highlights.
--Letter and spirit of the rules, including adult assistance (Sect. 1.5)
-- Language Translation services (Sect. 2.2)
-- BURP Award includes poster session (Sect. 4.1)
-- A dog doll will be found in the arena hallways in all contest divisions (Section 5.1.6). Your robots must use sensor-based navigation to avoid the dog!
-- Modified arbitrary start option (Sect. 22.214.171.124)
-- New variable door option (Sect. 126.96.36.199)
-- Uneven floor option has been eliminated.
-- Relaxed height restriction for all robots in RoboWaiter.
-- Humanoid robots encouraged in RoboWaiter.
Please visit this website for the latest information. Good luck to all teams!
-- The Trinity College Robot Contest Staff