FYI... Darlene Pantaleo Judge Advisor Maggie Walker Begin forwarded message: > From: Scott Evans <[log in to unmask]> > Date: November 13, 2008 2:45:36 PM EST > To: Darlene Pantaleo <[log in to unmask]> > Subject: Re: mission's end > Reply-To: [log in to unmask] > > Hi Darlene, > > Darlene Pantaleo wrote: >> >> Scott, we seem to have a missing link in the rules. At what point >> is a mission considered completed? In the test the levees mission, >> is it completed 1) when the robot hits the activation bar, 2) when >> it backs off and is no longer touching the bar, or 3) when the >> wheel comes to a stop? > Most missions are only considered "done" at the end of the match. > But since this mission is irreversible, it's done when the required > result is achieved. And for this one, there are two results > needed. First, the wheel needs to shoot out cleanly, and next, it > has to roll freely until [whatever]. Since nothing can control the > rolling wheel once it's on its way, I'd say you can pick the robot > up as soon as it has hit the lever. It would be best though if you > waited until the robot backed off a little though, so the referee > doesn't think it was your hand motion that helped trigger the thrower. >> Teams want to know when it is OK to touch the robot if it is >> completing a mission while in base (and still score the points). > Yes, but wait until it's clearly done its thing. > > Warm Regards, > > Scott >> Darlene Pantaleo >> Judge Advisor >> Maggie Walker >> >> >> >> > > -- > Scott Evans - [log in to unmask] > FIRST LEGO League Engineer > FIRST : For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology > Phone:1-800-871-8326 ext:118, 1-603-666-3906 ext:118, > Fax 603-666-0043 > http://www.usfirst.org ______________________________________________________________ To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE YOUR SETTINGS, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". If you want to join the VADCFLL-ADMIN-L mailing list - to which FLL administrative announcements will be distributed - visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-admin-l.html and select "Join or leave the list".