Category: Robotics

2020 KSF – Best In Show

For the last 20 or so years the STEM division (Astronomy, Computer Systems, Robotics, Rocketry, and UAS) judges have had a tradition where while they judge they look for entries that are considered “Best In Show.” There are no defined rules that distinguish a rocket as “best in show,” it is entirely at the discretion …

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2020 Kansas State Fair Virtual Exhibit Packets

The 2020 Kansas State Fair 4-H SpaceTech exhibits are going virtual. Below you will find the forms for each of the SpaceTech exhibit classes. These are designed to provide a consistent experience for both youth and judges. You can see an example of the rocketry exhibit form completed to give you and idea what a …

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Remote Control Robots vs. Remote Controlled Cars

Is a robot with a remote control that takes a step with each press of the remote (walks) the same as a remote controlled car? Rule 9 in robotics for the Kansas State Fair states: “Remote controlled robots are allowed under certain conditions provided that the robot is not drivable. Remote controlled cars, boats, planes and/or action figures, etc. are not allowed.”