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Darlene Pantaleo <[log in to unmask]>
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Thanks! It usually doesn't change too much though, so it gives the  
team an idea at least.
Darlene




On Sep 2, 2008, at 8:18 PM, Glenn Roberts wrote:

> Just a word of caution: that was from last year’s rules.  
> Technically we have to wait ‘til Friday’s announcement to see if  
> the same rules apply this year.
>
> From: First Lego League Discussion [mailto:VADCFLL- 
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Darlene Pantaleo
> Sent: Monday, September 01, 2008 8:28 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] RCX allowed attachments?? Please Help!!
>
> From the rules:
> 7. Materials This rule is not just about the robot... This rule  
> controls everything you bring from the pit area to the competition  
> area including the robot, all attachments, and all strategic  
> objects when viewed all at once as a package. All these objects  
> must be made entirely of LEGO elements in original factory  
> condition (except LEGO string and tubing may be cut to length), and  
> must conform to the following quantity limits on electrical parts,  
> no matter what you intend to use or connect or attach to the robot  
> at any one time:
>
> For RCX users:        For NXT users:
> RCX controller (1)   NXT controller (1)
> motors (3)    motors (3)
> touch sensors (2)    touch sensors (2)
> light sensors (2)      light sensors (2)
> lamp (1)       lamp (1)
> rotation sensors (3)          rotation sensors (3 minus the number  
> of NXT motors present)
> 3rd touch OR light sensor (1)      ultrasonic sensor (1)
>
>
> LEGO wires and converter cables are allowed as needed. Spare/ 
> alternate electrical parts are allowed in the pit area. Objects  
> functioning as remote controls are not allowed anywhere. There are  
> no restrictions on the quantity or source of non-electric LEGO  
> pieces. Wind-up/pull-back “motors” are allowed, and do not count as  
> motors. Pneumatics are allowed. Marker may be used for owner  
> identification in hidden areas only. Paint, tape, glue, oil, etc.  
> are not allowed. Stickers are not allowed except LEGO stickers  
> applied per LEGO instructions.
>
> Darlene
>
>
>
>
> On Sep 1, 2008, at 7:48 PM, Marks, Darla wrote:
>
>
> Hi all;
>
> Last year there was an email sent out that had a list of what is  
> allowed for the NXT and RCX at the table. How many motors, sensors,  
> etc. are allowed for each machine. I seem to have cleaned out my  
> files and can no longer find that email – and have not been  
> successful at locating the information on line – can someone send  
> out that information?? This is our second year of participation –  
> last year we had one team using the NXT  - this year I will have at  
> least two teams one of which will be using the RCX. Please help…… 
> thank you.
> Charlotte Co. 4-H
>
>
>
> Darla Marks
> Extension Agent, 4-H Youth Development
> Charlotte County Extension Office
> PO Box 700
> Charlotte Court House, VA  23923
> 434-542-5884  Phone
> 434-542-4377  Fax
> [log in to unmask]
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