In the past, we have run a November Robotics event at Birmingham City University. It seems that will no longer be possible but there is still a desire to have a late autumn event. The event will have micromouse as its centrepiece but is likely to include line-follower, wall-follower and drag race events as well… Read More »
The 2017 National Schools and Colleges Micromouse competition took place on Saturday 24th June hosted by Birmingham City University as part of the TechFest event. We were once again provided with excellent facilities in the Curzon building on the BCU City Centre Campus.
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The Micromouse Portuguese Contest 2017 will take place in Gondomar on 20th of May 2017. Last year’s event, held in Agueda, near Porto, was excellent and I greatly enjoyed the opportunity to take part. This year, the venue has moved to Gondomar – also near Porto. I will be taking part as will Taiwanese entrants… Read More »
On the Sunday of Minos, after a bit of chat, we run a small contest in the 11×11 maze and on a small line follower course. Here are the results Line follower best times: David Otten Jehu3 8.67 David Otten Jehu 9.54 Ian Butterworth Asymouse 13.23 Bernard Grabowski Wham Minus 17.8 Duncan Louttit Wham Plus… Read More »
APEC is done. Once again, I boarded a plane to the United States to brave the trials and tribulations of a long weekend suffering in the warm sunshine of Florida. It is tough going compared to my normal climate in Anglesey but we must all suffer for our art. And I managed third place. My… Read More »