HYDRO DYNAMICS

HYDRO DYNAMICS

Challenge Guide


FIRST LEGO Leage 2017-2018 The challenge theme for this season is HYDRO DYNAMICSSM.

Each team will explore solutions based on flexible ideas and thorough research on the water problems faced in the real world.
Teams are evaluted by judges in 3 categories
・Robot Design・Project・Core Values
Furthermore, the teams are evaluated by referees in the category Robot Game.

The Robot Game


Each team will perform in 3 Robot Game matches to score as high as possible. Only the best match counts.
Competition time: 2 minutes 30 seconds

IRST LEGO Leage 2017-2018 HYDRO DYNAMICSSM Map

Robot Game Rules


No Modelsn FOR THE MISSIONS… Points
1 PIPE REMOVAL Move the Broken Pipe so it is completely in Base. 20
2 FLOW *Move a Big Water (one time maximum) to theother team’s field *only by turning the PumpSystem’s valve(s). 25
3 PUMPADDITION Move the Pump Addition so it has contact withthe mat and that contact is completely in the PumpAddition target. 20
4 RAIN Make at least one Rain come out of the Rain Cloud. 20
5 FILTER Move the Filter north until the lock latch drops. 30
6 WATERTREATMENT Make the Water Treatment model eject its Big Water,*only by moving the Toilet’s lever. 20
7 FOUNTAIN Make the Fountain’s middle layer rise some obviousheight and stay there, due only to a Big Water in thegray tub. 20
8 MANHOLE COVERS Flip Manhole cover(s) over, obviously past vertical*without it/them ever reaching Base. 15
Manhole Cover points asdescribed above WITH both covers completely inseparate Tripod targets. +30
9 TRIPOD Move the inspection camera Tripod
Partly in either Tripod target, with all of its feet touching the mat. 15
Completely in either Tripod target, with all of its feet touching the mat. 20
10 PIPE REPLACEMENT (Install the Optional Loop first, in Base, if youwish.) Move a New Pipe so it is where thebroken one started, in full/flat contact withthe mat. 20
11 PIPE CONSTRUCTION (Install the Optional Loop first, in Base, if you wish.) Move a New Pipe so it is
Partly in its target, in full/flat contact with the mat. 15
Completely in its target, in full/flat contact with the mat. 20
No Modelsn FOR THE MISSIONS… Points
12 SLUDGE Move the Sludge so it is touchingthe visible wood of any of the sixdrawn garden boxes. 30
13 FLOWER Make the Flower rise some obvious height and stay there, due only to a Big Water in the brown pot. 30
Score Flower Points as described above WITH at least one Rain in the purple part, touching nothing but the Flower model. +30
14 WATER WELL Move the Water Well so it has contact with the mat and that contact is
Partly in the Water Well target. 15
Completely in the Water Well target. 25
15 FIRE Make the fire drop *only by making the Firetruckapply direct force to the House’s lever. 25
16 WATER COLLECTION Move or catch Big Water and/or Rain water (one Rain maximum; no Dirty Water) so it is touching the mat in the Water Target, *without the target ever reaching the white Off-Limits Line shown below. Water may be touching the target, and/or other water, but not be touching nor guided by anything else. Each water model is scored as an individual.
At least one Rain: 10 Points
Big Water: 10 Points EACH
Score at least one Large Water in its target as described above WITH one on top, which is touching nothing but other water.
(Maximum only one Bonus can score)
+30
17 SLINGSHOT Move the Slingshot so it is completely in its target. 20
Score Slingshot points as described above WITH theDirty Water and a Rain completely in the Slingshot target. +15
18 FAUCET Make the water level obviously moreblue than white as seen from above thecup, *only by turning the Faucet handle. 20

PENALTIES

Before the match starts, the Refremoves the six red Penalty discs from the Field,and holds on to them. If you Interrupt the Robot,the Ref places one of the removed Samples in thewhite triangle, in the southeast, as a permanent/untouchable Interruption Penalty. You can get upto six such penalties,

Presentation


Core Values

Each team announce how the team worke on the challenge of FIRST LEGO Leage.
・Discovery・Integration・Inclusion
・Coopertition・Other


Project

For the "HYDRO DYNAMICSSM" that is the theme of this season, we research on social problems faced by real society, propose problems and propose innovative solutions that can give society new value.


Robot Design

Each team appeal about machine structure, programming, mission strategy about team robot.


Points


Core Values

10 minutes
Maximum points 200


Project

5 minutes
Maximum points 200


Robot Design

5 minutes
Maximum points 200


Design a Solution


First