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WCRG 2013 Preview Event

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The Western Canadian Robotics Society will be at The Calgary Public Library on April 13th to give Calgary a preview of some of the robots for the Western Canadian Robot Games. Come on down to the Central Library between 10AM and 2PM to see hacked Roombas, Arduino based tanks & rideable Scoperta Chairs!

Date: 13 April 2013

Time: 10AM – 2PM

Location:  616 Macleod Trail SE

Admission: Free!

Super Secret Challenge Revealed!

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We are sorry about the wait; things have been really busy for us here in Calgary!

And now here’s what you’ve all been waiting for – the rules for the new Off-Roadbot Challenge!

This is a new addition to our annual event, and we invite everyone to take part. Taking place in the field beside the museum, competitors will have their robots navigate an outdoor obstacle course from one end of the field to the other.

Take note that your robot will have to be rugged enough to survive potentially wet and bumpy terrain, as well as navigate through tall grass without losing it’s bearings. This challenge is meant for autonomous ground-based robots that are either mechanically or battery powered.

For more details on the rules, course & prizes, download the PDF below!