2018-2019 WINTER IEEE RC CLASSIC

January 9th, 6:00 PM in the Great Hall

The RC Classic is now an annual event that happens at the beginning of every winter semester.

The rules are listed below the page. There is a $20 registration fee per team to help support the event.*

 

For more details, visit our RC Classic Facebook Group or contact us at rcclassic@ieeebcit.org

 

*Please note:  If a team wants to enter multiple cars, it is $20 registration fee for every additional car.

 

PUT YOUR SKILLS TO THE TEST

Team up in groups of 2-5 and build a remote control car out-of-scratch. Apply what you have learned so far!

Car designs and tutorials will be provided for beginners:

Next Tutorial: Monday 03 December, 530PM, SE12 302.

JUDGING CATEGORIES

Built-From-Scratch Remote Controlled Category

 

lap time (50%), aesthetics (10%), innovation/technology, (20%) and group presentation (20%)

 

Subcategories include:

 

Light (Less than 5V power source)

Heavy (Between 5V and 12V power source)

 

You may interface a pre-existing controller (XBOX, PS, etc.)

The motor cannot be originally manufactured with the chassis.

Chassis can be used from purchased RC cars, model cars, etc.

 

Self-Driving Category

 

These cars drive themselves through the track without human assistance.

lap time (30%), aesthetics (10%), innovation/technology, (40%) and group presentation (20%)

 

Supported technologies include:

 

Infrared Line-Following (Black electrical tape)

E.g: https://www.instructables.com/id/Line-Follower-Robot-Using-Arduino-2/

 

Left / Right Coloured Flag vision tracking

E.g: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKKRt27WJ0w

 

All other types of autonomous navigation

General Rules

Teams of 2-5

The car CANNOT exceed 30cm by 25cm by 25cm (length x width x height)

Build from scratch only

RC Cars must be controlled wirelessly

One wireless controller per RC Car

RC Car has to be powered by electrical motors (no petrol, etc.)

Cannot hover or fly

NO WEAPONS or ways to destroy/disrupt opponent cars or cause bodily harm

Can use any form of wireless communication (Bluetooth, Wi-Fi etc.)

Remember, to always have fun!