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Boat Bot Competition

Rowboatics

INR 70,000 Prize

Problem Statement

Teams will design and build a manually controlled, wireless boat that has to sail through the obstacles in the arena and complete the race task before the other boat.

The competition is divided into two stages:

Stage 1:
Every team must submit their design for the robot, which should also contain a detailed description of the critical components of the design. The submissions which satisfy the specifications given in the problem statement will qualify for the second stage, which will be informed to the teams through the mail. There are no restrictions on design and you can think like an unconventional thinker keeping in mind the constraints given in the problem statement.

Stage 2:
The teams shortlisted for Stage 2 will compete in a knock-out type round where two teams compete against each other. The 2nd round will be held during Techfest from 16th to 18th December 2022. Details of the round shall be mentioned in the problem statement mailed to those who qualify for the 2nd round.

Last date for registration:
16th October 2022

Last date for submission of abstract submission:
16th October 2022

Results and shortlisting of teams for Stage 2:
6th November 2022

Final round - Stage 2 competition:
16th-18th December 2022

  • The competition provides its participants with a reasonable grasp of important mechanical and programming principles that will take them in the direction of being able to design and construct their boat. Participants work together to design and build a boat that can navigate on an obstacle-filled track and complete the race task before the other boat.

  • Participants should be Signed in before Registering.Then, follow these steps for registration :www.techfest.org -> Competitions > RowBoatics -> Register -> Fill all your details -> You are registered in that competition. Now you must either Create a team or Join a Team using the registered mail ID.

  • One team can have maximum of 4 members.

  • Yes, students from different colleges can form a team.

  • The competition is divided into 2 stages: Stage 1: Every team is required to submit their design for the robot, which should also contain a detailed description of the key components of the design. The submissions which satisfy the specifications given in the problem statement will qualify for the second stage which will be informed to the teams through the mail. There are no restrictions on design and you can think like an unconventional thinker keeping in mind the constraints given in the problem statement.
    Stage 2: The teams shortlisted for Stage 2 will compete in a knock-out type round where 2 teams would compete against each other. The 2nd stage will be held during Techfest from 16th to 18th December 2022. Details of the round shall be mentioned in the problem statement mailed to those who qualify for the 2nd round.

  • Yes, you can participate in more than one competition. However, it is recommended to focus on one competition as there may be some chances of slots clashing.

  • The only team leader can delete the team whereas team members can unregister from their team if they want to leave the team.

  • No, you can’t change the team leader of your team. But, you can dissolve the team and form a new one.

Abstract submission would consist of:

Design in the form of a soft copy along with a detailed description of the device project
Estimation of the total cost of the device with all its components

The Abstract and the zip file containing the photographs have to be sent by email to [email protected] with the team details clearly mentioned in the email. The Team ID should be explicitly mentioned in the email subject as well as the filename for both the Abstract and zip file. The last date for Abstract Submission is 16th October.
Siddhesh Chaudhari
+91 77699 75335
[email protected]
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