Name: Kathy Kent
Member since: 2010-05-26 01:43:18
Last Login: 2010-05-27 21:48:09

Homepage: www.cyberkidsrobotics.com

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I am the director of a non-profit education company called CyberKids Robotics. We help schools and school systems start, fund and sustain robotics education programs. We also help create and coach robotics teams to compete in the FIRST Lego League.

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You've Got Mail !

National Robotics Competition

CyberKids Robotics is a non-profit education company dedicated to improving the STEM education of students in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia through our exciting robotics competition program. We are hosting a National Robotics Competition called "You've Got Mail!". The theme of this competition will be helping the Postal Service process and deliver the mail using a LEGO Mindstorms NXT robot of your design. For this competition, your robotics team cannot have more than six team members. All team members must be between the ages of 9 and 14 as of June 1, 2010. All construction, programming and robot execution must be performed by the registered robotics team members. After registering your team, you will receive a "You've Got Mail !" competition mat, field setup kit and a set of detailed rules and regulations for the competition.

Each team's robot must be built entirely out of LEGO elements, and must be controlled by LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT elements. Only one LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Intelligent Brick is allowed for each robot. All robots must be programmed with LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT-G.

Each team will have until midnight on August 16, 2010 to complete all building and programming and submit a video of their robot completing as many "You've Got Mail !" missions as possible within two minutes and thirty seconds. The robotics team accumulating the most points in the shortest amount of time....WINS! Each robotics team must also submit a "no longer than five minute" video explaining the design of their robot, the team's strategy in solving the "You've Got Mail !" missions and each team member must explain their primary role for this competition.

The registration for the You've Got Mail ! National Robotics Competition is $115.00 per team.

Team Registration Fee $35.00 Competition Mat & Field Setup Kit $70.00 Shipping and Handling $10.00

Registration is limited to the first 1,000 teams. Register early so your team can have a "head start" on the competition. Competition mats and field setup kits will be shipped in the order of registration. Please allow 5 to 7 days for the delivery of your competition mat and field setup kit.

To register, click on the link below :

http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event? oeidk=a07e2wpnnphdfd35127

If you have more than one robotics team, register your first team online to get the competition mat and field setup kit shipped to you then call 828-292-2393 to register each additional team for only the $35.00 Team Registration Fee.

The Top Ten teams in the You've Got Mail ! National Robotics Competition will receive prizes.

Each team member on the Championship Team will receive a new LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT kit.

The First, Second and Third place teams will receive a free registration and field setup kit for the upcoming FIRST Lego League Body Forward robotics competition.

If you have questions, please e-mail us at cyberkids@charter.net or call 828-292-2393.

Good Luck !

*** Robotics teams created or coached by CyberKids Robotics or any of its employees are not eligible to participate. ***

 

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