Here's a set of photos from this years MEDC Sumo Robotics competition - thanks to Vetala Hawkins (the official event photographer for taking some amazing shots from the event).

The first photo really captures the excitement of watching vacuum cleaners fight!

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As usual, the Sumo competition really is the highlight of the attendee party, interestingly, in one of the video interviews one of the contestants (keeping the name out of the blog here <g>) mentioned that he'd not been to any sessions and had just been working on his robotics code!

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Here's Michael Buffer announcing the competition - the Tao nightclub is a really cool place to hold the attendee party, the Kobe Beefburger Sliders with ginger ketchup were really tasty!

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Here's a shot of the nightclub - you can see that everyone is focused on the competition...

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And here's the winner of the MEDC 2007 Sumo Robotics Competition, congratulations Brian Warren!

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- Mike