LEGO Sumo Bot Competition Announced!

28 Feb 2019 5:57 PM | Sharon Taylor (Administrator)

PVEF is launching a special robot event to be held at the FLL Jr. Expo on May 4th but open to robot enthusiasts of all ages: the LEGO Sumo Bot Competition!

Lego Sumo Bot is a sport where two robots compete in a head-to-head match following the basic system of traditional human sumo matches. Robots are allowed no weapons. The sole purpose is a pushing match between the two robots to force the other from the Sumo Ring.

No age brackets – everyone invited

Parent/child teams are great

Lego Mindstorm robots only

We're even offering a Workshop on April 6 so we can help you review the rules, program your robot, and practice your moves. You can even check out a Mindstorms Robot to use at the competition if you don't already have one (must already be registered for the competition.)

You can download the info flyer here.

Email Robotics Chairperson Darren Patnoe for more info: dpatnoe@pvef.org

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