thanks for clarification. Rajeev On Mon, Oct 13, 2014 at 11:53 AM, Robot Bill <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > > Rajeev, > > I am not sure what a "safety zone" is. I think you are referring to what > is described in the rules as the "base". In this case, the answer to your > question is yes (even if they are ..."not touching the mat"). The base is a > volume. Rules 39 and 11 provide the answer to your question. > > Bill > > > http://www.firstlegoleague.org/sites/default/files/Challenge/FLL_WORLD_CLASS/FLL-WORLD-CLASS-Challenge-FINAL-v2.pdf > > *39 - Start/Restart Position* - For the match start and all restarts: > > - EVERY BIT of the robot, including its installed attachments & wires, > and everything touching it, and any objects it is about to move or use, > must ALL fit COMPLETELY in Base. > > *11 - Base* - Base is an imaginary box formed by vertical walls that rise > from the perimeter of the Base area, including the inside surface of the > border walls, and by an invisible ceiling 12" (30cm) high. > > - This means Base is not just an area on the mat - it’s a VOLUME. > - The lines that define Base count as part of Base. > - Usually there is a gap between the mat and a side border wall… Base > includes this gap (pictured in red). > > > On Sat, Oct 11, 2014 at 7:28 PM, Rajeev <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > >> Do we need to have robot inside including attachment in safety zone , >> even if these attachment are not touching mat ? >> >> Sent from my iPhone >> >> -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit >> https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or >> leave the list". >> >> -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via >> VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit >> https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-ANNOUNCEMENTS-l.html to >> subscribe. >> > > -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-ANNOUNCEMENTS-l.html to subscribe.