If you thought that robotics couldn't get any cooler, think again. Participate in our robot race, over various terrains and discover the athlete living underneath your armour of technology.
Rules and regulations:
The objective of this contest is to complete the track in the shortest period of time.
Robots should be built according to the specifications provided. Any deviation from the mentioned specifications will lead to immediate disqualification.
No test practise on the main terrain is allowed.
Robot must have passed inspection prior to the competition.
Robots have to stay on the ground. Thus they may not fly or jump.
Once the race begins, three hand touches are allowed. If you are taking hand touch, you have to start from last checkpoint. Timer will not be paused in this case.
If the robot crosses a checkpoint, and moves off track, then the robot would be placed back on the previous checkpoint crossed. Timer will not be paused in this case.
Time will be measured by a judge with a stopwatch. The recorded time shall be final.
After the race starts if there is any malfunctioning, 5 minutes of repairing time will be provided with a 20sec penalty. After 5 minutes the team in question will be disqualified.
Terminals for charging the battery will not be provided in the college.
Combustion engines are not allowed because of noise and exhaust gas.
Damage / intending to damage the arena will lead to immediate disqualification.
Final decision rest with the judges.
Specification for the robot:
Robot can be wired or wireless.
Power can be on board or can be connected via power adapters.
The robot should fit within a (25 x 25 x 25) cm box.
Weight of the robot should not exceed 3Kg.
The power to the robot should not exceed 18V at any two points of the electrical circuit.
No LEGO robots/components/kits are to be used or else this will lead to immediate disqualification.
Specifications for track:
Possible Terrains: mat, sand, rock, gravel, inclined planes.
Track Length: 20m (Maximum).
Inclination/Slope: It will not be more than 60º.
All rules are subject to change without any prior information