It will be delivered through USB thumb drive
5 total waypoints: one delivery waypoint, 3 loiter, and 1 home waypoint
It will be on grass
It will outside since there is no GPS signal inside
100 ft diameter
Home base will be 10 feet away from the tennis balls.
Cardboard flat holders, drone will have full 180 degree access
Between 2 and 4 feet.
10 feet-S, 10 feet-M, 20 feet-L
12”, 16” and 20”
Correct. A ball may be retrieved if it “missed the hoop”.
The entire competition.
Correct. We will have judges to deem whether collisions were intentional or not. If a team is exhibiting any behavior of wreckless flying, we will deem that as “intentional”. However, if a collision is unintentional it will be forgiven and the judges have the right to provide another round for those two teams to compete.
Yes. A second flight will be allowed. That second flight will be a “single flight” – i.e. there will not be another drone in the competition field.
Outside. However, in the event there is inclement weather this will occur inside the gymnasium.
The team will only be responsible for submitting their presentation 7 days in advance of the competition to firstname.lastname@example.org. ARC will provide all other needed presentation supplies.
We have a classroom reserved at Littlerock for the presentations. I have attached a tentative schedule for the day as well.
ARC allows observers. Teams are allowed to choose who they want in the room. I.e. a team has the right to tell observers to leave the room.
The tutorials page is a great starting point for teams: Tutorials: Programming
No, though it is highly recommended to at least provide some protection for the electronics