VEX Toss Up - Robot Skills 2013-14
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Competition Overview
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In this challenge, Players can earn points by Scoring any colored Bucky Balls and Large Balls into the Middle Zone and Scoring Zone, by stashing any colored Bucky Balls and Large Balls into the Goals, and by Low Hanging, Hanging, and Hanging with a Ball off either colored Bar at the end of the match. The Robot Skills Mode challenge is one minute long and can be played with both Autonomous and Remote Control programs.


Software Required: VEX Toss Up

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    Rules / Requirements
    What is VEX Toss Up?
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    VEX Toss Up is played on a 12'x12' square field. The object of the game is to score your colored BuckyBalls and Large Balls into the Near Zone and Far Zone, by Locking Up your colored BuckyBalls and Large Balls into the Goals, and by Low Hanging, Hanging and Ultra Hanging off your colored Bar at the end of the match.

    This Virtual World is designed to simulate the Toss Up competition field and several robot designs, allowing teams to practice their programming and form winning gameplay strategies. Use the new CS2N Competition mode and submit your high score to qualify for prizes. Multi-player functionality coming Summer 2013!

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    In Your Classroom

    Using CS2N Toss Up In Your Classroom

    The VEX Toss Up Driver's Challenge provides that ideal opportunity for a classroom teacher, a coach, or a robotics tournament sponsor to host their own internal team or classroom competition.  The Robotics Academy has setup technology that allows students to write code and test their robots and their scores are immediately sent to the classroom teacher to post.

     

    The picture at the left is a picture of a VEX Toss Up Group.
    The picture at the right is the VEX Toss Up Robot Skills Challenge
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    This game provides a great opportunity to teach programming in a fun way. Using CS2N you are able to track student’s progress and review their code.

     

    Steps to Setup a Group

    We have created a step by step guide for setting up groups. To open it up in a different window click here.

     

    You can download the VEX Toss Up Robot Virtual World here.

     

    If you have questions send them to research@cs2n.org.

     

    Key Dates
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    Date Availability

    Submission

    10/03/13 to 03/14/14

    Winners Announced

    08/15/14

    How to Participate
    Step 1: Register
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    Click the box on the right to sign up.

    Step 2: Submit Your Score
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    Scores are submitted directly through VEX Toss Up. Learn how this works by clicking GO.

    Step 3: Submit Your Code

    October 03, 2013 - March 14, 2014

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    Complete your entry by submitting your code.