The 8th Wandahoo Robot Carnival will be held at Electric Power Historical Museum in Yokohama on July 11th, 2010. The competition will be shown on `Ustream Wandahoo Robot Carnival`from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm (JST).
The 8th Wandahoo videos are keeping in the Ustrean Wandahoo Robot Carnival Channel.
Program is as follows;
10:30 Opening ceremony
10:35 Introduction of participating robots
11:05 Dash 2000
12:30 Bottle Traction
13:50 Dice Shot
15:55 Robot Fight
16:25 Closing ceremony
Wandahoo Robot Carnival is sponsored by Ishikawa-san and supported by the members of Kanto ROBOT Practice（Kanto-gumi Robot Training Meeting）. Ishikawa-san and his stuffs are busy preparing USTREAM Live system of the Carnival now. Entry of the 8th Carnival has finished on July 27th and 40 robots entried.
The Carnival is robot competition consisted with various four type games such as Dash 2000 (competition of 2 robots, 2 m U-turn course foot race; each robot gets points depended on the order of record time and winner also gets points), Bottle Traction (pushing or pulling a basket with 500 or 1000 ml bottles for 2 m within 1 minute; points are multiplication of number of bottles and distance carried), Dice Shot (dice soccer of 2 robots; each robot gets points depended on the spots of dice shot for 2 minutes and winner also gets points) and Cubs (team game of 3 robots each, carrying cubs to own territory for 2 minutes; winner team members get points) and Robot Fight with the best 4 robots. Therefore, this Carnival is called `Robot Olympic`.
Each robot gets points from each game. In the case of team game, winner team member robots gets points. Four robots gotten many points can join the final tournament of Robot Fight. The rest robots have Ramble Fights. Those games were planned by Ishikawa-san.
The winner gets the right to join the ROBO-ONE Tournament and robot elected by participants gets the right to join the JSRC (Japan Standard Class Robot Community) Championship. It is necessary for winner that the robot has a high activity with performance and also good luck.
The 1st Carnival took place on July 16, 2006 and then the Carnival held twice in January and July every year. From 2010, the Carnival takes place in July once a year. Animader-san painted each event poster. As for the poster gallery, click here. The theme song of Carnival also can be downloaded here.
The series of Wandahoo Robot Carnival Result & Reports are as follows;
The 1st Wandahoo Robot Carnival at Bunkyo Civic Center on July 16, 2006
The 2nd Wandahoo Robot Carnival at Bunkyo Civic Center on Jan 17, 2007
The 3rd Wandahoo Robot Carnival at Bunkyo Civic Center on July 15, 2007
The 4th Wandahoo Robot Carnival at Bunkyo Civic Center on Jan 13, 2008
The 5th Wandahoo Robot Carnival at Bunkyo Civic Center on July 20, 2008
The 6th Wandahoo Robot Carnival at Institute of Industry Promotion Kawasaki on Jan 11, 2009 :Report
The 7th Wandahoo Robot Carnival at Telecom Center on July 19, 2009 :Report
Additional petch carnival also took place twice as follows:
"Wandahoo Robot Carnival Petit" in Soka Fusasara Festival on Nov 2, 2008 :Report
"Wandahoo Robot Carnival Petit 2" in the 6th MONO CREATOR FESTIVAL 2009 Spring on Apr 29, 2009 :Report
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