CSE460: Introduction to Game Programming and Robotics

Competition # 1

Date: September 18, 2009


Sumo Wrestling & Battle Royal Competition (On October 6, 2009)

Rules and Regulations are given on the competition page .
Lessons learned are discussed here .

Grading Scheme (Sumo)


  1. Design a sumo wrestler and implement your own logic to autonomously control it using VPL.
  2. You have freedom in terms of placing the touch, ultrasonic and light sensors on the Lego Tribot. A lot of designs are available on Mindstorm NXT Sumo Competition page.
  3. The competition is of 6 marks. The winner gets the full marks, runner up 5, and the rest will get 4 or even less depending upon the performance of their sumo wrestlers.

Grading Scheme (Battle Royal)
  1. The competition is of 2 marks. The winner gets the full marks, runner up 1.5, and the rest will get 1 mark.