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.*
*Please note: If a team wants to enter multiple cars, it is $20 registration fee for every additional car.
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:
lap time (50%), aesthetics (10%), innovation/technology, (20%) and group presentation (20%)
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.
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)
Left / Right Coloured Flag vision tracking
All other types of autonomous navigation
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!