Every team is expected to know the Published
Clarifications for their Challenge.
Before your team asks a Team Clarification, please read all the Published Clarifications for your Challenge below. Click here to ask a Team Clarification. The deadline to ask for Team Clarifications is February 15.
#1 NOVEMBER 1, 2017
In Rules of the Road, section VII.E.4.b should read: “Computers and related equipment: All equipment used as a computer or used to create computing devices are exempt. This includes, but is not limited to: laptops, desktops, mobile devices (such as tablets, smartphones, smartwatches, etc.), printers, networking equipment (such as Wi-Fi hotspots and routers), microcomputers (such as Raspberry Pi), microcontrollers (such as Arduinos and basic stamps) and Lego Mindstorms (only the computer, computer device/intelligent brick, and sensors are exempt). Equipment that is used in the modification of these computing devices is also exempt, including packaged parts such as breadboards and jumpers. Related hardware, such as carts used specifically and only to support the computer, and commercially produced and available software, as long as the product resulting from its use is of the team’s design, are also exempt.”
#2 NOVEMBER 20, 2017
In the Challenge, Section I.G.4 should read: “Design and create an Event Depicter that uses Technical Methods to visibly and/or audibly depict the sudden event within the story.”
#3 DECEMBER 1, 2017
In the Challenge, Section V.C.7 should read: “Dropped weights must be released from within the drop zone by removing all hands from the weight. Any weight that is not dropped from within the drop zone or that is interfered with during free fall will not count toward the Official Weight Held. Successfully dropped weights may not be repositioned after they have come to rest on the weight stack. The Weight Placement Appraiser’s determination is final.”