This event is friendly for all ages and experience levels. There will be kits to use during the day for building Sumobots or you're welcome to bring your own parts to make a NodeBot of your choosing.
This year, we'll be including NodeBoats again!
Check out the photos from the last event!
Buy a T-shirt to help fund this year's event:https://www.bonfire.com/nodebots-norfolk/
Learn more about NodeBots: http://nodebots.io
Reach out to us if you or your company are interested in sponsoring this event! We'll include your logo on all of our signs/posters, Twitter posts, and even on the robot!
Sumobot robot build / SoccerBots / NodeBoats
12pm - Pizza lunch + Kids-Only Exhibition Match
1pm - 3pm - Advanced hack, upgrade, build + more Soccerbot matches
3pm - Snacks and Adults Robot Battle!
How much does the event cost?
It's completely free! We only ask that you RSVP via this event so that we can get accurate numbers for supplies and food/beverage costs.
Where is the event?
Old Dominion University Webb Center Building (Map)
Center/North Cafeteria + Hampton/Newport News Rooms (Look for the signs!)
Will there be food?
We will be providing drinks all day, a pizza lunch, and afternoon snacks. Webb Center dining services are closed on Saturday in the summer.
There are snack and drink machines are available throughout Webb Center and many places to eat on Monarch Way (Raising Canes, Borjo, Handsome Biscuit, Jimmy Johns, and Tropical Smoothie Cafe) just a short walk across Hampton Blvd next behind the Ted.
What are the minimum age requirements for the event?
This event is open to all ages for learning, spectating, and having a lot of fun! For robot building and joining the kids battle, we recommend kids ages 7+.
What are my parking options at the event?
You may park for free in the garage (E) marked on ODU's Parking Map. It is located at the corner of Bluestone and 49th street. Note: Do not park in a spot marked "reserved."
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Use the contact link on this event, tweet us (twitter.com/norfolkjs), or you can also email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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