Official rules of the USA Regional Freescale Cup!
New in 2014 - Roll-out of leagues:
Depending on region there will now be three leagues. To advance to the Global race you must use stock league vehicles.
Stock League - Race using approved components, less customization allowed
Custom League - Race with less restrictions and custom hardware
Innovation League - More than just racing. Complete an objective or task to score points and win. (Scheduled 2015 for USA)
Each team shall use the same basic kit of parts as described below. The following requirements are in place to keep the playing field level. You must use one of the approved controller and motor driver boards. If any standard component of the car model is damaged, then the same replacement component should be used.
The custom league allows for greater customization of the vehicle. There is still a set of standard components that must be used. If any of the standard component of the car model is damaged, then the same replacement component should be used.
Before the race, the judges will perform a technical inspection of all entries. This includes vehicle specifications, dimensions, and equipment requirements listed in Section 3.
2. Reconfigure practice track to final track.
Section 7: Event Personnel
Organizing committee – A committee of senior judges and Freescale event organizers. Will coordinate event day activities and mediate and resolve any disputes.
Referees - Responsible for on-track activities. This includes race track management such as starting and stopping vehicles, as well as timing and scorekeeping. Comprise up of of faculty, student, and/or Freescale and industry employees.
Judges - Interpret and enforce rule compliance. This will be comprised of Freescale employees and members of contributing industry sponsors.
Event Personnel shall not aid any one specific team. Communication shall be open to all teams and shall not disclose any information that might compromise the fairness of the competition.
The rules will be interpreted by Freescale and the organizing committee of the event.
Foul, is a minor infraction, which results in time penalties.
Failure, results in the current attempt time not being recorded. Subsequent attempts are allowed.
Disqualification is a major infraction which results all times not being recorded.
Section 9: Timing/Scoring
The rules and conditions are subject to change by Freescale if necessary. Freescale reserves the right in their sole discretion to cancel, suspend and/or modify The Freescale Cup race at any time. These official rules are drawn up in the English language. If these official rules are provided in any other language and there is a conflict in the text, the English language text shall prevail.
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