AWS 57 (February 2019)

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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by James Williams » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:57 am

Hi Kyro
Your son won't need to be on the RW101 forum, but you will need to create a separate team on Antlog for him. I wasn't on RW101 at all until after I attended my 1st antweight event so I can confirm you can do this.

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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by Kyro » Sun Feb 10, 2019 4:56 pm

thanks... i will add his team when i add mine...
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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by agors » Sun Feb 10, 2019 6:32 pm

Hi,

I’ll be there and will be the first event for me.
I should be able to bring 2bot but for the moment I registered myself and just one bit on antlog.

Is this enough or am I missing something?

What time will the event start in warwick?
(I’m from Coventry so it’s perfect!!!)

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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by James Williams » Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:08 pm

Hi Agors
An official start hasn't been announced yet, but people usually start showing up at about 9:00 for registration, where your robot is checked to make sure it complies with the rules (size & weight in particular). As long as you're signed up on Antlog you're fine to just show up.

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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by Spaceman » Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:14 am

Info for AWS57, on Saturday, 23rd Febuary in Tysoe, Warickshire
If you haven't yet, please sign up your robots asap at http://antlog.garya.org.uk/event/12

Timetable:
08:00 Venue opens, Set Up
09:00 Event Starts, tech check begins
10:15 Tech check closes
10:30 Fights Start
13:00 Lunch Break
13:30 Fights Resume
by 18:00 hopefully.. competition finished

I will try and accommodate latecomers if possible, however tech check will close at 10:15 (no earlier or later). Anyone who arrives after this time will not be able to take part in the main AWS, but if there is time there may be some space for fights at the end, dependent on timings.

The venue have requested we do not run robots on the floor of the room. can I please ask that any testing is done on tables and ideally within the confines of an enclosed tray to prevent any accidents.

Venue: Tysoe Social Club Main St, Upper Tysoe, Warwick CV35 0SE
Google Maps link: https://www.google.com/maps/place/Tysoe ... CnoECAYQCA

There is a local shop across the road from the venue (and a pub). Be advised that mobile connections are not great in the village.

Parking: There is parking in front of the venue and street parking very close.

Arena: Peter Waller's has kindly let us use his arena.

Donations: I am running this event out of my own pocket, so I really appreciate donations from competitors to help cover costs. Suggested donation is £5 per team to either my paypal (Richard_dex@yahoo.com) donate or cash on the day.

Thanks all! Any questions let me know.

My Mobile is 07932395372 should anyone need to ask anything (best times after 4:30)

Looking forward to seeing you there.
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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by samSpinCrazy » Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:33 pm

Looking forward to come with POW and remade and better Spin crazy

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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by Zanbots » Thu Feb 21, 2019 2:25 am

Is anyone willing to collect from Banbury train station? Or at least share a taxi? It’s quoted £25 each way and thats very expensive for 1 person.
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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by agors » Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:01 am

Unfortunately I’m not able to make for this Saturday anymore, but I’ll be there at the next one, hopefully with more bot! :(

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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by peterwaller » Thu Feb 21, 2019 1:57 pm

Just counted the entry there are 114 robots entered.
9 teams of 4
14 teams of 3
11 teams of 2
14 teams of 1

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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by Spaceman » Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:49 pm

Thats shot up since I last looked.
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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by James Williams » Thu Feb 21, 2019 4:55 pm

Shakey said he was coming along too but he hasn't signed up yet so I'd expect it to be even higher by Saturday.

Out of curiosity, what's the record for number of bots at an event?

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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by Zanbots » Thu Feb 21, 2019 7:56 pm

98 at AWS 55 I believe is the record.
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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by Kyro » Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:50 am

well... 114 bots, each fighting at least twice, 3mins per fight... thats nearly 6 hours of fighting if robots lasted the full 3 mins... and thats each just having the 2 fights... semi's, final and mini games not included...

it may be an idea to knock the fight time down to 2mins to allow for some leaway...

seeing as its likely to average around 1 minute between each fight as people are getting the arena cleared and restocked... thats another hour almost...

there is (according to your event timetable) 6h15m of actual combat time...

if each fight lasted the full 2mins that already knocks around an hour off of the 3 minute fight time... bringing it down to under 6 hours for each bot to fight twice and 1 minute of dilly-dallying between fights...

heres hoping a decent amount of fights last no more than a minute... if say, half the fights lasted 1 minute thats around another hour saved which may be enough time for the finals and mini games ect...

take this with a pinch of salt as maths was never my strong point, but it may be worth checking if i am correct as it may help planning the day a bit better seeing as theres such a big turnout expected...

hopefully you can work something out to get the day done without a hitch...

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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by Spaceman » Fri Feb 22, 2019 5:16 am

I have checked and we have the hall untill 7. So i am going to revise the time table up a little.

We will have to be super strict on fight times. If Incan ask you all to be ready tonfight when your bot is called.

We will try to avoid short fights unless absolutly nessercery.
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Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Post by barryg » Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:29 am

Is there a second arena that could be used, maybe just for the first round or two?

Its probably not necessary, but could help timings if you are struggling to squeeze everything in.

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