LINE TRACER

Details

Max. No. Of Participants: 3

Registration Fees: Rs 200/- per team (and 50/- extra for each member)

No. of Rounds: 3

INTRODUCTION:

The objective of this contest is for a robot to follow a black line on a white background without losing the line. The robot to complete the course in the shortest period of time while accurately tracking the course line from start to finish wins.

EVENT FORMAT :

  • Round 1 (Elimination round 1)-
    • Each team will be given a time span of 5 minutes to complete the course. Scores will be given on the basis of the time taken by the bots to reach the finish line.
  • Round 2 (Elimination round 2)-
    • Each team will be given a time span of 5 minutes to complete the course. Scores will be given on the basis of the time taken by the bots to reach the finish line.
    • A robot that cannot complete the course in the allotted time shall be disqualified.
    • The team will be given two runs in the elimination rounds. The best score of the two runs will be considered.
    • The teams having the top scores in the elimination rounds will qualify for the final round.
  • Final round-
    • The qualifying teams will be competing against each other. Team reaching the finish line in the least time will be announced as the winner.

RULES :

  • Time is measured when the robot crosses the start line till it reaches the finish line.
  • The recorded time will be final. Recorded times will not be revealed to their respective teams.
  • Once the participating team begins the round, no alteration of their bot is permitted.
  • Arena Edges: A robot that wanders off of the arena surface will be disqualified A robot shall be deemed to have left the arena when any wheel, leg, or track has moved completely off the arena surface. The teams are required to complete the track in minimum possible time.The team will be given two runs in the elimination round. The best score of the two runs will be considered.
  • Preparatory time of 5 minutes would be given to the contestants before .Start of the first 2 rounds.
  • In case of deviation from the track, the team has to continue the race from previous check point and maximum of 3 attempts are given in the whole run.
  • Track Size: The width of the black line will be 3cm.
  • The participants should ensure that room lighting, photography etc. does not affect the functioning of sensors.
  • Any team that is not ready at the time specified will be removed from the competition automatically. Each team has to report at least 15 minutes before the event starts.
  • The teams must not damage the opponent’s bot or track in any way. Judges reserve the right to disqualify any team indulging in negative controlling & misbehavior.
  • Maximum voltage batteries allowed is of 15V.Participants should bring their own power supply/Batteries.
  • A maximum of 5 IR pairs are permitted.
  • The bots will be checked for their safety before the run and prohibited from use if found unsafe for other participants and spectators.
  • Organizers' decision shall be treated as final and binding on all.
  • Participating teams are responsible for the safety of their robots and are liable for any accidents caused by their team members or their robots.
  • The organizing team members will neither be held responsible nor be liable for any incidents and / or accidents caused by participating teams and/or their equipment.
  • The organizers reserve the right to change any or all of the above rules as they deem fit.
  • Change in rules, if any, will be highlighted on the website and notified to the registered participants. In case of ties during elimination round, a re-run will be given to the teams.
  • ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

    Any student with valid ID card of their educational institute can participate.