Retrieved 24 September Retrieved 3 October Teams in different parts of the world have different times allotted to complete the construction of the robot, due to the varying date of qualifying tournaments but must have a minimum of 8 weeks from "Global Challenge Release" the date, usually in late August, by which the details of the missions and research project become available to the public. Improve the way that people and animals interact.
When the official competition convenes, each team brings their robot to compete on an official challenge mat identical to their own. Mission From west of the free-line, send one or both meteoroids independently to the meteoroid catcher. Solar panels in space are a great source of energy for a space station in the inner solar system, but since things in space is always moving, aiming the panels takes some thought. The challenge is developing anything using nanotechnology  that improves or makes life easier from medicine to computers to the environment. Check with your tournament organizer before the tournament if you have any questions about tournament policies and procedures.
Archived from the original PDF on 6 June In the case of a serious problem, such as the entire robot breaking down, the entire team is allowed at the board for as long as the problem persists. Archived from the original PDF on 9 September Retrieved 6 December A team must be registered and fully paid in their national registration system to sign up for official events. Retrieved 24 September A team may win 1st Place in Robot Performance but not advance to Championship due to not having performed well in one or more of the three judged areas.