Categorized links to robotics groups in our area, competitions we would like to compete in (even if it's wishful thinking), and various helpful resources.
Trinity College Firefighting Contest - Autonomous maze navigation, candle flame identification and elimination. A definite goal for the CRC.
List of competitions
ROBOlinks - Another list of competitions
Allrobots.com - "All about personal robots"
NASA Space Telerobotics Program - Lots of information
OOPic Reference - A lot of resources for the OOPic microcontroller.
Robots.net - Robotics news
Robotics Society of America - A robotics portal; news and more
Robotics FAQ - Good site with many links
iRobot - Makers of the famous Roomba vacuum-bot
Parallax - Makers of the BASIC Stamp.
Rogue Robotics - Makers of our first robot: the Rogue Blue ERS.
TCRG - Twin Cities Robotics Group - 3rd Thursday monthly meetings
minDART - MN Distributed Autonomous Robotics Team - U of M group using many identical LEGO bots to accomplish simple tasks.