Techmania

Are you someone who is always curious to build new thing? Well this is the event for you!

Bring out your tools and show us your craftsmanship in creating the most awesome remote control cars!

RULES AND REGULATIONS:

  • Participants will build their own Electric RC car either from their own design or from a D.I.Y kit
  • No store bought / already assembled RC cars will be permitted. The course will be a road race.
  • The purpose of the RC race is to showcase the learning activities of students building radio-controlled cars and the components that make up this type of transportation system.
  • All RC Vehicles must be electric/battery powered
  • Participants have to ensure that the car assembled is as per specification and with proper documentation
  • The participants have to reach 1 hour prior to the event

ABOUT THE EVENT:

  • The race will be divided into heats by classification. Each heat will have between 2-4 cars each.
  • The winner of each heat will advance to the next round. The number of teams entered will determine the number of rounds.
  • Each round will consist of a five lap race.
  • The final round will consist of an eight lap race
  • A car must be operational and on the track at the end of a race or it will be disqualified.
  • All Cars / controllers must be submitted to the reporting desk, except when contestants are racing, until all races are over. Failure to return your radio/controller tothe impound area will mean disqualification from the contest
  • Someone from your race team must act as a corner marshal at all times during your race

SPECIFICATIONS :

  • Scale: 1/10 or smaller
  • Length: 15” (381 mm) Max
  • Width: 12” (204.8 mm) Max measured from outside of tire to outside of tire
  • Wheelbase: 10” (254 mm) Max
  • Weight: 5.0 lbs (2.27 kg) Max
  • Drivetrain: 2WD or 4WD allowed
  • Motor: Brushed 540 Max
  • Radio: 2.4GHz, 2 channel
  • Batteries: 7.4v 1800mAh 6-C Ni-MH Max

DOCUMENTATION :

Student will provide an Engineering Portfolio that will be submitted in a three brad folder (no binders allowed).

The Engineering Portfolio must include:

  • The State Contest sticker received at registration on the outside of the folder at the top right corner of the front cover.
  • Cover page with Student ID#, Category #, and Category Name
  • Table of Contents Signed Liability Release Forms
  • Detailed list of all parts and components purchased. Also list any parts made using 3D printer, CNC machining and other equipment to make your own parts.
  • Part cutsheets that provide the manufacturer’s data about the specifications for each part or component not made by the student. Do not remove product stickers from parts.
  • This helps the judges identify that the correct parts listed and cut sheets were used. Removing stickers could result in disqualification of the vehicle.
  • Student explanation of their build process

JUDGEMENT CRITERIA:

  • Appearance
  • Engineering Portfolio
  • Race Results: Points will be awarded based upon race times

AWARDS:

The winner and runner-up will be awarded with cash/kind awards

POLICY:

  • Decisions of Organiser and Core team will be final.
  • Only one representative will be allowed to point of contact
  • Rules mentioned above are subject to change anytime
  • Organising Team Reserves all the rights regarding rules
  • For queries contact: Gaurav Waghmare (8999267966), Arpan Chavan (9423239832)

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