Posted in: SERVO Blog (04/07 at 10:01 AM)

Robot Giveaway – 10 Years of GoRobotics, $1000 in prizes!

April is the official 10 year anniversary of and they’ll be giving away over $1,000 dollars of prizes from sponsors such as: Pololu, Trossen Robotics, Zagros Robotics, Solarbotics , Vex Robotics, Apress, and No Starch Press. The contest ends April 30th, at 12AM EST.  To enter the contest, post a link in the comments to a project that you’ve built. It can be a link to your own website, a forum, or something similar. One entry per person, so pick your best project.

Rules/Regulations/Fine Print:

  * To enter the contest, you must comment on this post and include a link to a project you’ve built.
  * First place winner must reside in the US (due to restrictions on shipping the receiver in the Vex kit). If the winner is out side the US, he/she can choose to take the 2nd place prize instead.
  * Giveaway ends April 30th, at 12AM EST (9PM PST)
  * One prize package per winner.
  * No purchase is necessary to enter the contest – it’s free!
  * Everyone is eligible, but shipping is free to only those in the Continental US – if you are outside this area, you will have to pay for shipping.
  * PayPal is required to pay for shipping if you live out of the Continental US
  * Winners will be contacted via email supplied in the comment form.
  * You have 48 hrs to respond to the email and choose your prize package.
  * makes NO WARRANTY or GUARANTEES about these prizes.
  * can change the rules WHENEVER IT WANTS.

Grand Prize –Vex Dual Controller Starter Bundle with RobotC (donated by Vex Robotics), Pololu Jrk 21v3 USB Motor Controller (donated by Pololu), Build Your Own CNC Machine (donated by Apress), LEGO Mindstorms NXT One-Kit Wonders (donated by No Starch Press). ($605 total!)

2nd Place Prize - Penguin Robot (donated by Trossen Robotics), Extreme NXT (donated by Apress), Wall Hugging Mouse Kit (donated by Zagros Robotics),  LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Thinking Robots (donated by No Starch Press) ($268 total!)

3rd Place Prize – Oomlout Arduino Experimenters Kit (donated by Solarbotics), Practical Arduino and LEGO Mindstorms NXT 2.0: The Kings Treasure (donated by Apress), and The Unofficial LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Inventor’s Guide (donated by No Starch Press) ($165 total!)