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RoboRAVE 2024 @ Peregian Digital Hub

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Event Description.

The time has come again! ProxiTech, led by RoboRAVE Australia Competition Lead Oscar Lloyd, is hosting an extensiveΒ RoboRAVE Competition WorkshopΒ these winter holidays! In teams of 2-5, studentsΒ willΒ brainstorm, design, build, and program a robot and compete at the largest single robotics competition in Australia,Β RoboRAVEΒ Australia, hosted on July 13/14th at the UniSC Stadium! This year we expect upwards of 2,500 competitors from Australia and globally, it's a true celebration of robotics!Β 

Due to popular demand, ProxiTech will offer two concurrent courses these winter holidays, covering both the Sumo and Non-sumo challenges!Β We welcome students of any age orΒ experience level to come and try one of theseΒ unique opportunities and explore the boundaries of robotics with Lego SPIKE, Micromelon, or MicrocontrollerΒ robotics! Tickets are limited for both courses, so order now!

RoboRAVE Non-Sumo Course Outline.

This course is the most diverse and covers all of the non-sumo challenges at RoboRAVE, including Line-Follow, Mouse Labyrinth, a-MAZE-ing, Alpine, andΒ Entrepreneurial. This course is great for beginner and advanced students of all ages, and gives the most options for a unique experience at RoboRAVE! Students in this course attend the competition onΒ Saturday 13th July. Students can not compete in multiple challenges (i.e. with us andΒ their school) on the same day.Β 

General Admission - Non-SumoΒ ($220):

The course fee includes:

  • A team t-shirt.
  • Your student's contribution to their team's registration.Β 
  • Four 4-hourΒ sessions led by two professional robotics educatorsΒ and supervision on the competition day.Β 
  • All gear (robots, building materials, activity resources) for use during the program and competition.

Students/Parents must supply:

  • Snacks/lunch and water bottlesΒ for the workshops.
  • Travel to and from the workshops.
  • (Preferred) Laptop to code onΒ (no tablets/iPads).Β 
    If your student does not have a laptop we will provide them with one.

    Workshop Dates:

    These workshops are all located at theΒ Peregian Digital HubΒ during the June and July holidaysΒ on the following dates:

    1st Week of School Holidays

    • Monday: 24/06/2023, 9:00 am - 12:45 pm
    • Tuesday: 25/06/2023,Β 9:00 am - 12:45 pm

    2nd Week of School Holidays

    • Monday: 01/07/2023,Β 9:00 am - 12:45 pm
    • Tuesday: 02/07/2023,Β 9:00 am - 12:45 pm

    RoboRAVE Sumo Course Outline.

    This course is for those seeking to create the ultimate Sumo robot for RoboRAVE. This course is only recommended for studentsΒ who have done robotics before and want to create the closest thing to a real battlebot! Robots will be made from Arduinos and Raspberry Pis, no Lego robots will be used in this course.Β Students in this course attend the competition onΒ Sunday 14th July. Students can not compete in multiple challenges (i.e.Β with us andΒ their school) on the same day.Β 

    General Admission - SumoΒ ($250):

    The course fee includes:

    • A team t-shirt.
    • Your student's contribution to their team's registration.Β 
    • Four 4-hourΒ sessions led by two professional robotics educatorsΒ and supervision on the competition day.Β 
    • All gear (robots, building materials, activity resources) for use during the program and competition.
    • 3D Printing services for creating custom student-designed robots.Β 

    Students/Parents must supply:

    • Snacks/lunch and water bottlesΒ for the workshops.
    • Travel to and from the workshops.
    • (Preferred) Laptop to code onΒ (no tablets/iPads).Β 
      If your student does not have a laptop we will provide them with one.

      Workshop Dates:

      These workshops are all located at theΒ Peregian Digital HubΒ during the June and July holidaysΒ on the following dates:

      1st Week of School Holidays

      • Monday: 24/06/2023, 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm
      • Tuesday: 25/06/2023,Β 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm

      2nd Week of School Holidays

      • Monday: 01/07/2023,Β 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm
      • Tuesday: 02/07/2023,Β 1:15 pm - 5:00 pm

      RoboRAVE Information.

        The RoboRAVE competition is a uniqueΒ roboticsΒ opportunity where students get the chance toΒ compete against hundreds of other students! There are plenty of opportunities to interact with cool robots, try out new technology, and eat some great food!Β This is an all-weekend event located at theΒ UniSC StadiumΒ in Sippy Downs on the Sunshine Coast, however, students will only need to attend for the day their challenge is running (Saturday 13th for Non-Sumo, Sunday 14th for Sumo).Β 

        Information

        • The competition runs fromΒ 8:30 am-5:00 pm on both days (13/14th July) atΒ UniSC Stadium
        • Students should arriveΒ at 8:00 am forΒ Team registration at 8:30 am.Β Parking information will be provided on the day.Β 
        • The awards ceremony starts at 4:15 pm. Students can be picked up from then onwards. TheΒ coachΒ will remain around until students have been collected.Β 
        • Parents are permitted to stay for the duration of the event, however, you will require a spectator ticket ($10) or to be aΒ volunteerΒ toΒ enter the stadium.Β 

        Requirements

          • Signed media consent form - The event is live-streamed and students will be unable to enter without a separate signed RoboRAVEΒ form. This is a policy directly from RoboRAVE Australia and is independent of our media consent form.
          • Students must be responsible and matureΒ enough to remain semi-independent. Coaches and spectators are allowed on the stands but cannot enter the pits where the students will be for the majority of the day. If you wish to get up closer to you're child, we recommend volunteering for the event, you get a free shirt and lunch!Β 
          • Students need transport to and from the venue. We also require a parent/guardian to sign the student in and out when they arrive/leave.

          Volenteer Sign-upΒ - FREE SHIRT AND LUNCH

          Spectator TicketsΒ - $10 all weekendΒ (made available closer to the event)

          Pre-Knowledge and AgeΒ Requirements.

          Both courses areΒ open to students from Years 3-12 (Ages 8-18). The competition is based on age divisions so students will compete against others of similar age.Β 

          Non-Sumo Course:Β Students will not require any prior experience, however,Β we do recommend your child has some level of experience using a keyboard and mouse/trackpad on a laptop, as it's an important skill to have for programming.

          Sumo Course:Β Students attending the Sumo course should only be attended by students who have had experience with robotics before (such as one of our prior courses) or have competed at RoboRAVE before.Β 

          If you have any questions regarding your student's eligibility for the course, please reach out to Oscar for further details.

          Point ofΒ Contact.

          For any further questions, information or queries, please get in touch with Oscar atΒ oscar@proxitech.com.au


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