Chibots Quick Info Blog

Next meeting:

Date: May  20, 2012
Time: 1 to 4 PM
Location: Schaumburg Public Library
Agenda: To be determined


Upcoming events:

Agenda: Oct. 9, 2011 meeting

10/09/2011 13:00
10/09/2011 16:00

1:00 PM Announcements/Recaps

  • Call for officers. Currently, two candidates for the presidency
  • SRS RoboMagellan article in Robot Magazine, now for sale
  • September 24: Science Expo at the Des Plaines Public Library: Recap
  • October 20 – 23: iHobby Expo at Rosemont, IL


Index Photo: 
Robot is designed for these contests: 

Mouse-bot: Basic line following robot made from a computer mouse shell.
Uses a PIC16F628 Microchip controller, Pollolu motors and wheels and 4 Vishay Optical sensors.

Digitus Mobilis

Robot is designed for these contests: 

Scout Robotics Merit Badge Workshop

01/08/2012 14:00
01/08/2012 15:00

In April of 2011 the Boy Scouts of America announced the availability of the Robotics Merit Badge for Scouts interested in Robotics This merit badge requires that the Scout become familiar with various aspects within the robotics field, such as electronics, mechanics, data acquisition (sensors) and software programming, among others.

Chibots at the Des Plaines Library

09/24/2011 12:00
09/24/2011 16:00

Sept. 21, 2011 update: The library just sent us a map, floor plans and a few reminders. We are on the first floor. Download the PDFs using the links at the bottom of this post.

The reminders:

Expo will take place from Noon-4 p.m. on Saturday, September 24. You may begin setting up at 10 a.m. PLEASE be completely set up and ready to go at noon.

You have a few options for unloading materials

Agenda Meeting Sunday September 11, 2011

09/11/2011 13:00
09/11/2011 16:00

1:00 PM Call to order – Club business

Chibots @ iHobby 2011

10/22/2011 10:00
10/23/2011 17:00

Humanoid Kung-Fu Fall 2011

Contest Date: 
Sun, 10/23/2011

Humanoid Kung-Fu

Contest Rules

Audience: Journeyman Level

 These rules have been adapted from RoboGames 2007 Humanoid Kung-Fu rules.

This page is a rule set for this general contest: 

Robot Talent Show Fall 2011

Contest Date: 
Sat, 10/22/2011

Robot Talent Show

Contest Rules

Audience: All Level

This page is a rule set for this general contest: 
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