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‘If skill and precision comes with ease
And you wish to rule the seven seas
Set your boat sailing down the stream
This is the stage to realize your dream.’

The perfect opportunity to weather the storm, steady the sails and set sail. This one’s for you if you feel you possess the skill, accuracy and attention to detail necessary to build remote-controlled boats and set them sailing. Race for speed, avoid obstacles and cross the checkpoints.

The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to 24th February 2017

                CASH PRIZE - INR 40000

Schedule:  10 am to 5 pm -- March 3rd and March 4th 2017.

The event consists of the following rounds:

● Abstract submission:

The deadline for abstract submission is February 24, 2017. All the abstracts should be sent to The format of the abstract can be downloaded from here.

Participants must mention the length and width of the boat, RPM of the motor used and voltage of the battery. In case, more than one motor or battery is used, it should be mentioned in the abstract.

● Round 1

Round 1 is a speed testing round in which the participants will have a race. The teams are divided into slots of five participants each and the races are conducted for every slot. Points will be awarded according to the time taken by the participants.

● Round 2

Participants will be provided with a mixed zigzag path and they will attempt to complete it in minimum time. Points will be rewarded according to time taken by each participant.

● Round 3

Round 3 will be an obstacle round where the entire arena will be divided into 5 check-points. Each checkpoint will have certain obstacles. The first checkpoint will have fixed balls, the second checkpoint will have pads, the third checkpoint will have floating balls, the fourth checkpoint will have rings and the fifth checkpoint will have a blower as obstacles.


❖ In first round, races will be conducted in slots and there will be 5 teams per slot. The team that takes minimum time will be given 20 points and second and third teams will be given 19 and 18 points respectively and so on.

❖ In second round points will be rewarded similar to the first round.

❖ Sum of the points in first and second round will be calculated and top 10 teams will be qualified for the third round.

❖ In the third round, 30 points will be rewarded at the completion of each checkpoint.

❖ If the boat touches the arena, 1 point will be deducted; if it touches the balls, 2 points will be deducted; if it touches the pad 4 points will be deducted; if it touches the ring 6 points will be deducted; if it halts near the blower 10 points will be deducted.

❖ Points will also be awarded according to the time taken in the third round.

❖ Points = (max. time taken – time taken by participant) in seconds.

❖ Winner will be decided by the points of third round.

❖ The decision of the judge will be final and binding.


Regarding rounds

❖ If the boat starts before the whistle, the counter will be restarted and a second chance will be given. However, if a boat starts before the whistle a second time, it will be disqualified.

❖ The participants must place their boats at the start/finish line before the start of the race.

❖ If there is a tie then the respective teams will be given 1 more run.

❖ The track will have checkpoints at regular intervals. If a boat tumbles, or halts, or goes off the arena at any point on the track, one of the organizers will lift it up and place it at the nearest checkpoint behind that point, and until then all the stopwatches will be paused.

❖ Top 10 teams with maximum sum of points in round 1 and 2 will go to the next round. If the number of the participants are more, then more teams will be allowed to the next round.

Regarding teams and boat

❖ Each team should consist of 3 members.

❖ The team need not consist of members from the same college.

❖ There is no restriction on the number of teams from each college.

❖ Length of the boat should be less than 17 inches.

❖ Width of the boat should be less than 8 inches.

❖ Battery used should be less than 8 V.

❖ RPM of the motor should be less than 8000. More than one motors can be used.

Note- When one participant is performing, others have to hand over their remote controllers to the event team.

Q1. Is it a maximum of 3 people or strictly a team of 3?

Ans. Strictly 3

Q2. Can a team consist of participants from different colleges?

Ans. Yes

Q3. Is UG-PG collaboration allowed?

Ans. Yes

Q4. Is there any registration fee?

Ans. No 

Q5. When will I be intimated if I am selected for the next round?

Ans. As soon as the round is completed and evaluation is done, you will be intimated

over phone call for the same if qualified.

Q6. Will any facility for charging our equipment be given at the venue?

Ans. Yes

Q7. Are On-Spot registrations allowed?

Ans. Yes, but you will have to get your Pragyan ID first

Q8. Can a team use more than one motor?

Ans. Yes you can but combined RPM of all Motors should be less than 8000 RPM.


Q9. Can a team use more than one battery in boat?

Ans. Yes but resultant voltage should be less than 8V.

Q10. Can a team use Smartphone as a remote controller?

 A. Yes

Q11.Can a team buy the outer body of boat from market?

Ans. No

Q12.What is the maximum battery size can be used?

Ans. No limit 

Q13.Whether there are restrictions to other specifications not mentioned on the site?

Ans. No

Fabricate a Remote Controlled Boat that will be tested and competed with other boats through the given task in water track prepared with certain difficulties and barriers.

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