The last challenge of the robotics course of this Fall semester had to be something special: This time it was about a ‘beauty contest’ followed by a line following challenge. Motto: Merry Christmas Time!
Sumo robot challenges are fun. One important aspect of every Sumo robot are the tires: if they are sticky enough, the robot can push out the opponent. In this article I compare different available robot hubs and tires, and how to make DIY hubs and tires.