(section: 12 / line: na)
There are no restrictions on which brand kit you use for robo-cross as long as all the rule requirements are met, particularly section 2 Construction Requirements. We cannot rule ahead of time whether your implementation of a particular kit or brand meets the requirements.
(section: 2 / line: 1)
No it doesn't have to stay in contact with the course, but if it flies it must do so in a safe manner.
(section: 4 / paragraph: H / line: 3)
The pennies will be loosely stacked and separate.
(section: 6 / paragraph: b / sub-paragraph: all / line: all)
456, no time points, no robot points, no penalties. All objects (pennies, legos, ping pong balls, tennis ball) in their maximum scoring position.
(section: 6 / paragraph: b / sub-paragraph: v / line: 1,2)
The 2X bonus applies to ALL items of a given type if at least one item of that type is in each jug. Example, one ping pong ball in jug 1, one in jug 2 and two on the playfield in any zone. All four get the 2X bonus. Note, if a ball is in zone A or B two times zero is still zero of course.
(section: 6 / paragraph: c / line: 1)
Yes, if a team moves one object and calls a stop by saying "science", based upon rule 6.c., it is not a violation of the rules nor is it a Spirit of the Rules violation.