Thanks Ram for the clarifications.
On Sat, Nov 9, 2013 at 10:54 PM, Ram Boreda <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 1. Yes. You can pick up the Robot if it is stuck or ask the referee to
> "rescue the robot" for you. The team will incur a penalty.
> 2. Yes. Just make sure there are never more than 2 kids at any time.
> 3. No. At the end of 2.5 minutes, the robot is considered dead. In fact,
> the referee will stop the robot as soon as the clock counts down to 0:00.
> Best Regards,
> Ram Boreda
> On Saturday, November 9, 2013 10:43 PM, Mssuchitra Suchitra <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> We are a rookie team, and apologize for the last minute questions we have.
> Would need some clarification on the following. Any info on this would be
> 1) If the robot get struck in the middle of a mission, and has not reached
> base, can we get the robot back to base incurring penalty, so that we can
> atleast send the robot for the rest of the missions. Is this allowed ? If
> so, what is the penalty involved. Should the kids ask the referee before
> they are allowed to lift the robot back to base ?
> 2) I understand that at any given time, only a max of 2 kids can be
> operating the robot. Are we allowed to swap kids, when the robot is
> accomplishing its missions. We would like to give a chance to every kid,
> and wondering if this swapping is allowed.
> 3) If we trigger the robot for the last mission with in the 2.5 minute
> timeline, are we good ? Meaning, say we trigger the robot before 2.5 min
> timeline, but the robot is still doing it work after the timeline...Would
> this be considered ok ?
> Thanks much for all your help regarding the same.
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