FAQs

§         What is UK Micromouse?

UK Micromouse is an international robotics competition, held on an annual basis for independent robot 'mice' to battle against each other within a 16 by 16 maze in a race for the quickest time. Usually held in June

§         What is ROBOtic?

ROBOtic is an national robotics competition, held on an annual basis for independent robot 'mice' to battle against each other within a 16 by 16 maze in a race for the quickest time. Usually held in late November.

§         What is Minos?

Minos is a 2-day event held by Royal Holloway, University of London. Day 1 consists of several seminar sessions on the design and build of micromice, and Day 2 is a micromouse competition. Usually held in early April.

§         What are Mice?

Mice can be as simple as a couple of motors and a switch, or a Lego Mindstorms kit with light and touch sensors, or as complex as a vision guided chassis with DC motors controlled by a Digital Signal Processing chip.

§         What is the aim?

The aim is for the Mice to compete against each other, solving the maze in the quickest possible time.

§         What do you win?

Separate trophies are awarded (normally in the form of brass cheeses) for beginners and experienced mouse handlers in schools, university, industry and private entry categories.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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