Competition Prizes

In order to spur more interest in our competitions, we contacted companies for donations of their products to use as prizes. Much to our pleasant surprise, we received a couple good responses. Below a list of products donated to our club.

These donations will be given as prizes for our competitions. So, enter a robot and get a chance to win any of these prizes.

The following prizes will be given to all contestants until supply is depleted:

bag of 20-pin ribbon cables

15 x fully licensed copies of Roborealm (value $89)


Circuit cellar issue March 2010

Robotics special 15 copies value $5.95

The following prizes can be chosen from by the competition winners:


Arduino Experimenter kit (value $84.95)




This donation was chosen by Bill Douglas as first prize in the line following contest of March 2010. Congratulations to Bill for his well deserved victory. 










Scon Technologies




SCON232 RS232 level translator (value $8.95)

SB022S USB servo motor controller (value $39.95)














SB020M RS232*xservo output  (value $29.99)

This prize was won by Jim Ubersetzig in the "Pick Up the Can" contest in April 2010. Congratulations Jim.





FPGA Freefrom/104 (prize unknown)




8 Bit PIC® Microcontroller Development SchmartModule (A $15 value)









Parallax Propeller SchmartModule (value $15)











4" x 4" Through Hole Board (value $15)











We received two OLLO Bug Kits (valued at $99 each)


review: OLLO construction kit

OLLO Explorere robot kit

Building OLLO robots













Thomas Messersmidt from Robots-and-Androids-and-More

donated the following prizes:


Wowwee Mini roboquad













Assortment of Astroboy action figures













One robot-themes mini-clock













three Mini-femisapien robots












The following prizes will be reserved for the talent show:


USB Logic analyzer (value $149)











1 x I2C development kit (value $550)








1 x SPI development kit (value $650)