Latest FAQ Entries http://soinc.org/feeds/latest_faqs Latest FAQ Updates en What is the difference between the Action Sequence List transfers and the Bonus Energy Transfer Sequences? When is which used, etc? http://soinc.org/node/1452 All actions/transfers must be included on the submitted Action Sequence List. The Bonus Energy Transfer Sequences must be included in the submitted Action Sequence List. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:02:51 +0000 webmaster 1452 at http://soinc.org Only 6 Energy Task Sequences score points. Can any number of golf balls be given 2 points, though after the first 6, they use non-scoreable Actions? http://soinc.org/node/1457 Yes, any number of golf balls may receive 2 points with non-scoreable actions. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:30:09 +0000 webmaster 1457 at http://soinc.org Can objects, other than scoring golf balls, be placed inside of the scoring jugs, provided that they do not alter the inside surface of the jug? http://soinc.org/node/1453 No, objects other than the scoring golf balls may not be inside the scoring jugs. The inside of the scoring jug may not contain any objects, excluding scoring golf balls, throughout the duration of the run. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:07:52 +0000 webmaster 1453 at http://soinc.org Can other parts of the vehicle (not the wheels) extend beyond the 25cm by 60cm rectangle in a ready to run configuration? http://soinc.org/node/1458 Yes, rule 3.c. applies only to the wheels. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:36:38 +0000 webmaster 1458 at http://soinc.org For two consecutive ETS will the golf ball at the end of first ETS be the same as the golf ball of the second ETS? http://soinc.org/node/1454 Yes, the ending ball from one ETS may be the starting ball for the next ETS. There does not need to be an intermediate step between two consecutive Bonus Energy Transfer Sequences. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:11:59 +0000 webmaster 1454 at http://soinc.org Does an ETS have to be initiated by a golf ball specifically falling into a scoring jug (4.b, line 2) or simply initiated by a golf ball "Prior to entering a scoring jug (4.a, line 8)"? http://soinc.org/node/1455 The Bonus ETS must be initiated by a golf ball specifically falling into a scoring jug. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:13:18 +0000 webmaster 1455 at http://soinc.org What is the specific definition of "immediately," as in "The last ball will count for points if it immediately drops into a jug"? http://soinc.org/node/1456 Immediate is not specifically defined in a tenth of a second or seconds so as not to put a burden on the Event Supervisor for timing. It is up to the Event Supervisor to determine the definition of "immediate". A team should not take chances of the ball taking more than 1-2 seconds. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:24:28 +0000 webmaster 1456 at http://soinc.org Does each golf ball need to end up in its own container? http://soinc.org/node/1451 No. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:57:35 +0000 webmaster 1451 at http://soinc.org The phrasing for the sentence beginning "An attachment mechanism... " has very confusing wording. What exactly is it saying about attachment mechanisms (could you reword it for us?) http://soinc.org/node/1450 Rule 2.b.line 3 The phrase should be a complete sentence starting with the wording "Supervisors will supply an attachment mechanism......." Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:08:46 +0000 webmaster 1450 at http://soinc.org Is a single team allowed to impound and use more than one ETV for the two runs? http://soinc.org/node/1449 No, Rule 2a & 2b refer to a single ETV not multiple ETVs. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:47:38 +0000 webmaster 1449 at http://soinc.org