Problem Clarifications for
Experiencing Technical Difficulties
Problem No. 2
Division I, II, III & IV
Clarifications as of Oct-03, 2014
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B12a - The suitcases: If the membership sign is used for anything other than team identification and Style Category F2 it must be in one or both suitcases when time begins. If the sign is not in one or both of the suitcases when time begins it will not be eligible for anything other than team identification and score for Style Category F2. If it assists in solving a task(s) and was not in one or both suitcases that task will be considered as a failed attempt. If a costume assists in completing a task that will be considered a failed attempt.
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B7a - Power used by the devices to complete the tasks: Once a device is activated to attempt a task, all power to complete the task must come from the device's rubber band(s). This precludes the use of electricity, chemical reactions, magnetism, thermal and radiant energy, etc.
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D4 and D 7 - Devices and Risk-Taking of the Design of the Devices: Although the devices must be powered by rubber bands they may be triggered any way the team wishes within the general rules. Every aspect of the way the devices function, including the way they are activated, will count toward score for D4 and D7.
Current members can submit questions using the membership number and the school's zip code.
Please remember the cutoff date is February 15th, 2015. No questions will be answered if received after that date.
However, it is possible that we will post general clarifications after that date. Be sure to check clarifications up until the date of your competition.