Line Follower Rules

The object is to complete a simple course in the shortest time possible.

Robot must be able to move in a 15 inch wide corridor.

  • Autonomous robots only. No remote control or cable.
  • Time limit of 3 minutes per run.
  • Best of 3 runs.
  • The robot that finishes the course with the quickest time will be the winner.
  • Line will be black ¾ inch electrical tape on a white mat.
  • Robot must complete course with no human intervention or other help.
  • There will be no turn with a radius less than 6 inches


Line Follower Course

Actual course may or may not resemble this one.

It might even be a figure 8.


Note: Since originally conceived  this contest has been rolled into the Polyathlon with slightly different rules.