Junkyard Challenge B

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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby Paleonops » May 23rd, 2011, 7:37 pm

Paleonops wrote:Also is there a clarification that said we had to hit the plate because at our practice competition, the proctor said if you can make it past the plate, you get the distance score but only once??


'Tis true. If you can get the Distance but miss the plate every single launch then you only get the distance score,not the bonus points.~Fishman100


Well,I thought if you made it past, you would actually receive the bonus once instead of participation unless reach meant hitting the target???

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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby Paleonops » May 23rd, 2011, 7:40 pm

Did anyone use tennis balls or golf balls instead of practice golf balls? Did the winning team hit all or almost all????????? :?: :?: :?: :?:

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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby XJcwolfyX » May 23rd, 2011, 7:50 pm

I used tennis balls, hit twice, and got 7th place.
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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby Paleonops » May 23rd, 2011, 7:52 pm

XJcwolfyX wrote:I used tennis balls, hit twice, and got 7th place.


what was your distance??

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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby fishman100 » May 24th, 2011, 8:38 am

Paleonops wrote:
Paleonops wrote:Also is there a clarification that said we had to hit the plate because at our practice competition, the proctor said if you can make it past the plate, you get the distance score but only once??


'Tis true. If you can get the Distance but miss the plate every single launch then you only get the distance score,not the bonus points.~Fishman100


Well,I thought if you made it past, you would actually receive the bonus once instead of participation unless reach meant hitting the target???


Nope.

Bonus points are given for each ball hitting the plate on 1st bounce/impact. If you have at least 1 of the balls going the distance (which is hitting the plate, going past the plate, or going the same distance but hitting the plate), then you get the Distance score. But if none of them hit, then you don't get bonus points.

I'm pretty sure the rules state that the formula is "D x (n+1), where D is the distance and n is the number of balls that hit the target." (Or something like that.)
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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby Cheese_Muffin_Man » May 25th, 2011, 6:17 pm

fishman100 wrote:
Paleonops wrote:
Paleonops wrote:Also is there a clarification that said we had to hit the plate because at our practice competition, the proctor said if you can make it past the plate, you get the distance score but only once??


'Tis true. If you can get the Distance but miss the plate every single launch then you only get the distance score,not the bonus points.~Fishman100


Well,I thought if you made it past, you would actually receive the bonus once instead of participation unless reach meant hitting the target???


Nope.

Bonus points are given for each ball hitting the plate on 1st bounce/impact. If you have at least 1 of the balls going the distance (which is hitting the plate, going past the plate, or going the same distance but hitting the plate), then you get the Distance score. But if none of them hit, then you don't get bonus points.

I'm pretty sure the rules state that the formula is "D x (n+1), where D is the distance and n is the number of balls that hit the target." (Or something like that.)

Does anyone know what Junkyard is like next year?

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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby Littleboy » May 25th, 2011, 6:20 pm

yea it is called mission possible

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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby havenguy » May 25th, 2011, 6:21 pm

Uh, I think that has changed. If you go to the tentative summer insitute schedule (http://www.soinc.org/sites/default/files/uploaded_files/%23AZ11%203-26-11.pdf, they have Junkyard Challenge listed on the B Division side.

Maybe they'll change it to Mission Possible.
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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby chalker » May 25th, 2011, 7:36 pm

havenguy wrote:Uh, I think that has changed. If you go to the tentative summer insitute schedule (http://www.soinc.org/sites/default/files/uploaded_files/%23AZ11%203-26-11.pdf, they have Junkyard Challenge listed on the B Division side.

Maybe they'll change it to Mission Possible.



That is an error in the schedule. Junkyard is being replaced with Mission Possible.

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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby XJcwolfyX » May 26th, 2011, 6:52 am

chalker wrote:
havenguy wrote:Uh, I think that has changed. If you go to the tentative summer insitute schedule (http://www.soinc.org/sites/default/files/uploaded_files/%23AZ11%203-26-11.pdf, they have Junkyard Challenge listed on the B Division side.

Maybe they'll change it to Mission Possible.



That is an error in the schedule. Junkyard is being replaced with Mission Possible.


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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby havenguy » May 26th, 2011, 2:34 pm

chalker wrote:
havenguy wrote:Uh, I think that has changed. If you go to the tentative summer insitute schedule (http://www.soinc.org/sites/default/files/uploaded_files/%23AZ11%203-26-11.pdf, they have Junkyard Challenge listed on the B Division side.

Maybe they'll change it to Mission Possible.



That is an error in the schedule. Junkyard is being replaced with Mission Possible.


Oh, ok, that clears things up. I hope it's really hard, though. That way the people with the best device will win, and you have to prepare for it also.
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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby 124113 » May 27th, 2011, 5:52 pm

Does anybody have any general idea what you do in mission possible?

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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby chalker » May 27th, 2011, 6:49 pm

124113 wrote:Does anybody have any general idea what you do in mission possible?


There's a whole series of subforums here about Mission since it was a division C event. Go check that out for some general ideas, but keep in mind we are changing things around a bit to division B next year.

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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby 124113 » May 29th, 2011, 3:03 pm

Thanks a lot!!! :D

chalker wrote:
124113 wrote:Does anybody have any general idea what you do in mission possible?


There's a whole series of subforums here about Mission since it was a division C event. Go check that out for some general ideas, but keep in mind we are changing things around a bit to division B next year.

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Re: Junkyard Challenge B

Postby Sunshine Ninja » May 29th, 2011, 4:43 pm

I AM SO DOING MISSION POSSIBLE :geek:
i luv that sort o thinggggg
iv wanted it 2 be a div. b event ever since i learned of its existance
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