RoboGames Are Here!

This weekend (Apr. 21-23, 2017), the San Francisco Bay Area will host the Annual International RoboGames at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds. Robot Garden will have several of our members competing in various events.  Please come out and support our local competitors in this international robot competition!

“RoboGames is the Olympics of Robots.  We invite the best minds from around the world to compete in over 50 different events: combat robots, fire-fighters, LEGO bots, hockey bots, walking humanoids, soccer bots, sumo bots, and even androids that do kung-fu. Some robots are autonomous, some are remote controlled – but they’re all cool! As an open event, anyone can compete…”

Odium – Icky Mouse

Starting on Friday Robot Garden member David Rush will be competing in the Combat Robots Events with his 3 lb and 1 lb bots Odium and Icky Mouse.

Checkout David’s complations of youtube videos from a previous competition in Pennsylvania early this year. There are 50 register competitors for the RoboGames Combat Robot 3 lb and 1 lb Events.  

 

Dexter

 

Also on Friday Marco Walther will be competing with his bot Dexter in the TableBot Navigation Challenge.

Here are videos of Dexter doing some practice work for this weekend (Stay on the Table & Move the Block)!

 

 

On Saturday we have two entries in the RoboMagellan Navigation Event.

Victoria

These vehicles have been built to enable autonomous navigation for running an obstacle course to find orange cones in an open field for the fastest time.

Victoria Bot (name after the Magellan Voyage’s lone surviving ship) is built on a Remote Control (RC) Traxxas truck!

Checkout Victoria’s practice run from last weekend.

 

Entdecker L

 

Entdecker L Bot – is Marco Walther’s third year RoboMagellan entry also built on a RC Traxxas truck!  

Checkout Entdecker L’s latest practice run.

 

 

 

Come out this weekend and support our Robot Garden competitors as they work to bring home the Gold.

RoboGames

Friday, Apr 21, 2017, 12:00 PM

No location yet.

6 Makers & Mechanics Attending

GET YOUR TICKETS!!!!!RoboGames is the – http://robogames.net/Olympics of Robots – we invite the best minds from around the world to compete in over 50 different events: combat robots, fire-fighters, LEGO bots, hockey bots, walking humanoids, soccer bots, sumo bots, and even androids that do kung-fu. Some robots are autonomous, some are remote con…

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Create Lab

Saturday, Apr 22, 2017, 10:00 AM

Location details are available to members only.

1 Makers & Mechanics Attending

The Livermore Public Library and Robot Garden will host a “Create Lab” at the Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Ave, on Saturdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm starting January 21. Create Lab is a pop-up makerspace in the Storytime Room that is geared toward children in grades K – 6. Create Lab participants can use a variety of tools to create, i…

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Create your own DIY laser cut jewelery!

Saturday, Apr 29, 2017, 11:15 AM

Robot Garden
2324 Second Street Livermore, CA

1 Makers & Mechanics Attending

Join us in laser cutting some interesting patterns and make your own DIY jewelry – pendants, earrings, studs and more!! Material will be provided and will include supplies to make 3-5 pieces of jewelry.For Robot Garden Members: Class Fee: Free! Material Cost: $10For non-members:  Non-member fee: $10 Class fee: $10  Material Fee: $10

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