Category Archives: Techfest

UK Micromouse at Techfest 2019

By | June 3, 2019

The UK Micromouse contest took place on Jun 1st at the Techfest 2019 event. I am happy to report that, from a personal perspective, it was almost entirely without drama. [update: full results are here: https://ukmars.org/index.php/TechFest_2019 ] There was a worrisome moment when the program would not build on the new laptop but that was… Read More »

Schools Micromouse at Techfest 2019

By | June 2, 2019

On Saturday 1st June the 2019 National Schools and Colleges Micromouse Competition was held by the UKMARS organisation and hosted by Birmingham City University as part of the annual City Centre Campus TechFest event. As usual three events were run: The Drag Race – a 6 metre sprint following a white line; the Line Follower… Read More »

Birmingham City University Techfest 2017

By | November 7, 2016

Birmingham City University are set to run their seventh annual Techfest at the City Centre Campus, Millennium Point, Birmingham. On Saturday 24 June 2017, the University will be host to a celebration of technology, engineering and science. As with previous events there will be a variety of activities during the day which is expected to include robotics contests for mini-sumo,… Read More »

Techfest 2016 Schools micromouse contest

By | June 27, 2016

The 2016 National Schools and Colleges Micromouse competition took place on Saturday 25th June hosted by Birmingham City University as part of the TechFest event. We had a change of venue this year and were accommodated in the modern and spacious facilities of the newly built Curzon building on the BCU City Centre Campus.