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The Obstacle Course part of the R&R challenge?

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  • The Obstacle Course part of the R&R challenge?

    Is navigating the obstacle course a part of the R&R challenge? (for example, do we have to carry the canisters or the ROV parts through the obstacles?)

    Or is the obstacle course part of the build only for the obstacle course challenge? (not sure sure I'm asking this correctly...)

  • #2
    The obstacle course will be run as in the past.
    For the Mission Challenge (R&R) the ROV only has to go through the first hoop.


    • #3
      When you say the ROV must go through the first hoop, does this mean it has to stay through it? In other words, does the cable have to stay through the hoop while completing the entire challenge?


      • #4
        Yes. The ROV must pass through the first hoop before proceeding to any of the remaining tasks. The ROV tether must remain in the first hoop at all times while the ROV is competing. No points will be awarded if the ROV exits the mission field and reenters without passing through the hoop.


        • #5
          When will the rules for the course be released? The rubric, text description of the course and your comments do not provide enough detail information for me to instruct our teams on how to complete the course. In some places they conflict. We have our qualifier in two weeks and it is getting late in our build to adapt to any new surprises. Will we need a specific magnet? My teams are getting frustrated, as am I.