Vid 1: Steve from The Daedelus Project had encountered some problems with their four motors synchronizing correctly. He spent a moment telling me about the problem and quick fix that got them through the competition.
Note - I get sideways with the shot early on but quickly remember I'm shooting video. One time only, I promise. And I had no idea my hand position makes such a dramatic difference on sound quality. Apologies for the ignorance.
Vid 2: The bot from Tecnológico de Monterrey campus León waved me over. Almost literally.