Category Archives: UKMARS

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 »

UK MARS autumn micromouse event 2018

By | October 15, 2018

The UKMARS Autumn Micromouse competition took place on October 13th at Hazlemere near High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire. This was the first occasion that UKMARS was able to hold a micromouse competition using its own mazes and tracks and included for the first time an 18×18 cell half-size maze. The full-size maze was built by Duncan… Read More »