This is my first year coaching and one of the kid has all sorts of
lego blocks. Are there any rules around what kind of lego blocks can
be or cannot be used for attachments to the motors.
Absolutely any building parts made by Lego are
allowed. The only restriction is on the number and type of motors and
sensors. For details, see the bullets and chart under "Materials"
under "Background Rules and Concepts" in the robot game
Everything you compete with must be made of LEGO elements in original
factory condition, except LEGO string and tubing, which you may cut to
There are no restrictions on the quantity or source of non-electric
LEGO pieces, except that wind-up/pull-back "motors" are not
allowed. Pneumatics are allowed.
The electric elements used must be the LEGO MINDSTORMS type, and the
total number of electric elements you may use in one match is
(There's a Q&A clarification on the wind-up
motor restriction, that I won't profess to understand well enough to
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