Robo-One Stair Rules

Name of Event: Android Stair Climbing
Robots per Event: One
Length of Event: 3 minutes max
Robot Weight Range: 5 kg max
Robot Dimensions: 50 cm max
Arena Specifications: Staircase
Robot Control: Autonomus
Engineering Principles: Motion Control, Gait, Proprioception, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science
Event Summary: A robot must walk up a short flight of stairs and then walk back down the other side, without falling over.

Start time begins as soon as the robot crosses the starting point.
If at any time the operator touches the robot, the robot must start over. The fastest time by a competitor from starting to crossing the finish line will win.

Size of the stairway is as shown below. Start and finish lines are 10 cm beyond the first and last stair.