Robot Rally Registration is OPEN!!!!!

Robot Rally will be hosted this year at Southern Polytechnic State University, Marietta, GA 30060 on Saturday, November 15, 2014 12 - 4pm


Go to http://www.botlanta.org/robot-rally for details on the Rally and contests


Go to http://www.botlanta.org/registration to register you robot for competition. To encourage participation, competition is FREE this year.


Don't forget about our Open Competition which is available for any robot! Innovation is rewarded. A panel of expert judges evaluates your robot based upon your criteria. Sorry, but due to safety restrictions, no open flames are allowed. Scoring is based on: Achievement of the design goal, Complexity, Novelty, and Quality.


You must submit one form for each robot. Don't leave it to last minute. Register today so we can plan appropriately. Click here to Register your Robot for competition


You must also order a general admission ticket. Order your FREE tickets to Robot Rally.



Click here for last years Robot Rally scores, photos and videos.



Next General Meeting:

General meetings are held on the 3rd Saturday of each month.  The next general meeting will be held on December 20, 2014, 10AM until noon at Pinckneyville Community Center.  Note: The November meeting will not be held due to the Robot Rally on that date.



Want to build a robot but have no clue how to get started?  Check out our Beginners links.


 Slides from OpenSCAD presentation.


Slides from Controlling Mini Sumo with a sequencer presentation. 


Slides from the Raspberry Pi introduction presentation.


Caliper abuse for beginners by Charles Guan.   How to use dial calipers to do accurate layout work.


More in the Publications and Presentations section.





Meeting Photos



Len's Vex based Polyathlon bot



RepRap Mendel

Mark Fuller gave a presentation and demonstration of his RepRap 3D printer.  (Click image to enlarge)

Dale Heatherington showed off his 10 GHZ radio beacon finder.


2013 Robot Rally Videos








Open House 2009


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August 2008 meeting Pictures

Damon Padgent TRS

Damon Padgett (TRS) talked about his line of tactical police robots.


Charles Guan's bots

Charles Guan (right) shows off his fleet of combat bots,  Uberclocker, Pop Quiz and Nuclear Kitten


Uberclocker (30#)

Pop Quiz and NK5

3 pound Nuclear Kitten 5 and 1 pound Pop Quiz 2


Measuring line follower speed with radar

Len shows off his new Roomba

SPI interface demo

Alumalite casting demo


Older stuff



Robot Rally Contest Scores,photos and videos:



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