AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

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Re: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

Post by Hogi » Tue Jul 05, 2016 2:59 pm

Even if you don't sort it out it might still be worth bringing it along as there will be lots of experienced roboteers at the event that might be able to help you out.

In other news: we have now secured the booking for the venue.
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Re: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

Post by coolspeedbot » Tue Jul 05, 2016 3:04 pm

Hogi wrote:Even if you don't sort it out it might still be worth bringing it along as there will be lots of experienced roboteers at the event that might be able to help you out.

In other news: we have now secured the booking for the venue.

Might have to, the receiver is just refusing to bind to the transmitter now
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Re: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

Post by Shakey » Tue Jul 05, 2016 3:25 pm

coolspeedbot wrote:Ok looks like I can't go, my receiver on Killer-wolf isn't putting the flipper into a save mode when it losses signal so I can enter.
That doesn't matter to be honest.
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Re: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

Post by coolspeedbot » Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:13 pm

Good News I was able to replace my receiver with new one I got in the post It's a Lemon RX and my robot works better now.

I'll get signed up.
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Re: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

Post by coolspeedbot » Tue Jul 05, 2016 4:17 pm

How do I add robots to my team?

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Never mind I found it
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Re: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

Post by Hogi » Tue Jul 05, 2016 6:30 pm

excellent. see you there then. :)
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Re: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

Post by Hogi » Fri Jul 08, 2016 6:50 am

Hi guys. we have a provisional day schedual and I can now divulge a few more event details. so here we go....

9:00-organisers arrive and set up the tables, chairs, computers, etc.
9:30-registration opens.
10:30-main AWS begins.

The AWS will then continue until its conclusion. After this, we'll do the awards ceremony and then the flea and nano tournaments will commence. They may be double elimination, they may be single elimination depending on competitor numbers and time constraints. If time is really tight, it may end up being one robot per team in the fleas and nanos but i'm hoping that wont be necessary. If there is time left after that we will run the annihilator.

Could I ask all roboteers to please be prompt with registration upon arrival so that we can get the AWS started as quickly as possible, especially if we have a big turn out which hopefully we will as its people who make the party. :)

Additional: my Nana, Janet is coming along to this AWS and will, as usual be our provider of sandwiches and homemade cakes :). we will also have big bottles of carbonated beverages, a hot water machine for making tea and coffee and some snacky bits and pieces. :)

so far we've only got a few teams signed up, come on guys! ;)
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Re: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

Post by Occashokka » Fri Jul 08, 2016 7:05 am

I'll sign up after school :), featuring barely changed exuberant, untouched baby metal, and a rather stupid lack of change to Buffy
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Re: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

Post by AntRoboteer » Fri Jul 08, 2016 7:06 am

This sounds awesome Dan! We'll be signing up very soon, don't worry. You can expect the usual team from us. :D

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Re: AWS 50- 23rd July- Basingstoke

Post by BeligerAnt » Fri Jul 08, 2016 7:27 pm

Dan, I'd suggest you do the AWS awards as soon after the end of the AWS as possible, before/during the fleas/nanos, as several people that don't have fleas and/or nanos like to get away as soon as possible especially if they have a long drive home. This certainly happened after the last AWS and it's always a little embarassing if the "Best Newcomer" has gone home before they get presented with their certificate.
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