Robofest Newsletter, 1-11-2005




(1) Robofest 2005 official rules are posted

(2) Robofest 2005 Regional Sites

(3) Robofest Coach and Team Registration

(4) Teleconferencing at ACC, WCC, and LTU on Jan 15th



(1) Robofest 2005 official rules are posted

As planned, final official rules have been posted on the web at today. Rule changes made after the December informational meetings are formatted in blue color in the files. There is a link called �download all� to download all the necessary files (except the streaming videos)


(2) Robofest 2005 Regional Sites

As of today, we have 13 Robofest 2005 regional sites. For more details, please click on

Please note that there will be no Lawrence Tech regional site. LTU is only for the world final contest.


(3) Robofest Coach and Team Registration

We planed to start Robofest registration tentatively on Jan. 12, 2005. However, sorry, we are still debugging the system. We do not know exactly when it will be completed, but it will be before Jan 19. We will let you know the exact date and time via this mailing list. Please stay tuned.


(4) Teleconferencing at ACC, WCC, and LTU on Jan 15th from 10:00 a.m. � 12:00 noon.

We are planning an interactive workshop via Teleconference for Alpena Community College and Washtenaw Community College. You may come to Lawrence Tech to attend the workshop for the teleconferencing. We recommend bringing your RCX robot, IR tower, and a laptop. Agenda will be (1) Introduction to Robofest 2005 (2) Comparison of RCX code and RoboLab programming languages, and (3) RIS RCX code programming tutorial.


To register and for more info, send an e-mail to [email protected]


We are planning a teleconference for RoboLab programming language soon.


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Lawrence Tech University�� Computer Science/Robotics Lab

CJ Chung, Associate Professor, Robofest organizer

Lori Birman, Robofest Coordinator

21000 W. Ten Mile, SouthfieldMI 48075

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(248)204-3504Fax: (248)204-3518Robotics Lab (248)204-3815