FAQ

Checklist for arrivals to the FRE 2019

Unfortunately, it is not allowed to put camping beds in the gym (accommodation, sports hall). There was still an error in the flyer. The updated version and more arrival information can be found under ‘Downloads‘. Air mattresses and sleeping pads are fine. Within the gym, it is not allowed to wear street shoes. Please, use […]

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How do we go from the accommodation to the FRE location?

Answer: The footway is about 800m. Here is a map. The entrance is a maintenance entrance and not an official visitor entrance. The tickets are valid for all entrances, but this one is directly beside the FRE location.

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Where is the FRE 2019 located within the BUGA area?

Answer: a map of the BUGA including the location of the event can be found under ‘Downloads’

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Does every task has nonstraight lines this year?

Answer: Yes. Picture 4 – This is the actual layout of the row pattern. So there are no straight lines this year.

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Is it allowed to pass the obstacles?

In task 3 and 4 we stated that robots are not permitted to touch or pass the obstacles. Does that mean robot can go around it, but not over if the robot is elevated enough? Answer: robots must not pass the obstacles

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Will there be any obstacles or weeds in the headlands?

In task 3 and 4 we stated that obstacles can be in between rows or in the headland. Does headland mean outside of the rows? Answer: We will not put obstacles or weeds in the headland.

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Is the Field Robot Event open for BUGA visitors?

If I am a visitor of BUGA Heilbronn, can I also visit the Field Robot Event or do I have to registrate myself for the event? Is it free of charge for regular visitors? What kind of ticket do I need to join the Field Robot Event? The Field Robot Event is a regular part […]

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What is the exact colour of the golf and tennis balls and can we receive some test balls?

The pink golf balls and the yellow tennis balls used in Tasks 3 and 4 are the following: Pink golf balls Yellow tennis balls

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Is the entrance fee to the BUGA included in the participation fee?

Tickets for the BUGA are included in the registration fee.

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Is it allowed to use GPS?

Is it allowed to place a base station for differential GPS? GPS is not allowed, except in the Freestyle task.

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