Pakistan Science club is announcing the most stipulated, thrilling and ultimate battleground dare for Robotic Gladiators.  The competition is open for all from School student to University fellows.

It is an opportunity for all hobbyists to learn, explore and test their mechanical, electrical, robotic and automation knowledge and skills. The competition will be carried out in a tournament format, the teams will compete each other in the knock out round and the winners will move to the next round.

Awards

  • Special Prize for the Best Design Robot.
  • Prize Money for Winner
  • Registration fees for the Competition is PKR 1500 per team.

Location:

To be Announce soon

Date:

30 April

Participant criteria:

 

A team may consist of maximum 4 participants, all from the same institute or from different institutes.

 

Technical Specification for Robot

  • The bot should fit in a box of 1ft x 1ft x 1ft (lxbxh) with all mechanisms fully executing motions. Length and width is measured to the extremities of the Robot, i.e. includes any overhanging bodywork, weaponry or protrusions. The external device used to control the bot is not included in the size constraint.

  • The weight limit for the Robot is 3 Kg.
  • Design and construct a remote, wired or mobile controlled bot capable of fighting a one on one tournament.
  • Remote control system from toys or available in market might be used.
  • The bot can only be powered electrically. Batteries must be sealed, immobilized-electrolyte types (such as Li-ion, NiCd, NiMH, Lipo or dry cells).
  • Working voltages must not exceed 15V DC (mean voltage) at any point of time.
  • The Robot must use some destructive weapon to knock down the opponent.
  • All robots must have emergency stop switch.
  • All pyrotechnics, explosives, corrosive, hazardous and flammable liquids, gases e.g. oil, petrol, acid, CNG, compressed hydrogen, electronic devices e.g. radio jamming, heat-guns and Tesla coils are not allowed.

Competition Rules.

  • The Robot will be measured, weighed and inspected before the competition and would be disqualified if found exceeding any limit.
  • All efforts must be made to protect battery terminals from a direct short and causing a battery fire, failure to do so will cause direct disqualification.
  • Fight will be held according to the order decided in the draws. Please follow the instruction of the administration and proceed to the start point as per announcement.
  • Maximum of two team members may enter the arena.
  • Participants are NOT allowed to touch their robots or enter the Fight Arena after start of War.
  • Each team must have their team/bot name clearly on the body of bot.
  • The robot must be placed on the defined point in the arena before start of fight.
  • The team can take timeout if robot got stuck in the arena, Maximum 1 timeout will be allowed during fight. Allowed timeout will be of 1 minute, team will be knockout if the fault is persistent after timeout.
  • After timeout, robots will continue fight from the Starting point.
  • Changing of microcontroller or reprogramming the robot is Not Allowed, A team may change the batteries and wheels of the robot if required.
  • The robot must not damage the arena or the team will be disqualified in doing so.
  • A robot will be declared immobile or disqualified if it won’t be able to display linear motion of at least one inch in a time period of 30 seconds.
  • A bot with one side of its drive train disable will not be counted as out if it can demonstrate some degree of controlled movement.
  • A robot is declared victorious if its opponent is immobilized or out of the arena.

Note:

  • Violation of any the above rules will lead to disqualification.
  • If you have a robot or weapon design that does not fit within the categories set forth in or any of the rule is ambiguous, please contact the event organizers.
  • The organizers reserve the rights to change any or all of the above rules if they don’t seem fit.
  • In all matters of interpreting the rules before and during the fight or in any issue not covered by these rules, the decisions of the Judging Committee will be treated as final and binding on all.

Contact for further details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 0213-5052989 / 03312100929 Register Now

Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

 1. What if I don't know how to make Robot for Robowar?

PSC will conduct a free workshop for all participants of Robowar at Maker Fest 2018. The participants are required to register for the workshop Click here at Nest IO, 9th April on Monday from 3pm to 6pm.

2. If I don't have any stuff to make a Robot?

We are providing a complete kit to make a robot including sensors. You can contact 03312100929


3. Who can attend the Workshop?

All participants of Robowar, Maker Fest can join this for free. The participants must bring their own kit including following material:

  • Chassis of the car/robot
  • 4 motors and wheels
  • Arduino UNO/Nano
  • Motor driver shield
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Spacers
  • Nuts and bolts (different sizes)
  • Screw driver
  • Charger
  • Arduino data cable
  • Relay switch
  • Gear Motor
  • Bluetooth module

or can contact 0331-2100929 to order kit.

4. What will be included in the kit?

Each kit will include following items:

  • Chassis of the car/robot
  • 4 motors and wheels
  • Arduino UNO/Nano
  • Motor driver shield
  • Relay switch
  • Gear Motor
  • Rechargeable Batteries
  • Spacers
  • Nuts and bolts (different sizes)
  • Screw driver
  • Charger
  • Arduino data cable
  • Bluetooth module
  • Bluetooth control robot program

Customized app for controlling robot using android mobile


5. What will be the cost of the kit?

The cost will be PKR 5500

6. Can I modify the robot after making it in the workshop?

Yes, it is advised to be creative with the design as these is an Special prize for Best Design, Moreover your robot must have some weapon to knockout the opponent (see rules for it)

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Introduction of Family Science Workshop


Pakistan Science Club in collaboration with Center for Educational Cultivation is introducing the exciting Family Science Workshop where parents along with their children will get involved in great learning experience with fun. The activities include Hands-on Science activities, Engineering design challenges and Discussion forum. Beside fun science they develop better understanding of each other and it add on a great sense of team work as a family and increase the creativity of the students.


Learning Outcomes


  • Families experience a positive change in attitudes towards science realizing how relevant and rewarding it is while also developing an increased sense of self efficacy realizing it is accessible as an interest, hobby, or career.
  • Get parents more involved in their children's science education.
  • Families work together to complete design challenges and master key concepts based on real research or engineering work.


Details of the Workshop

The topic of STEM workshop will be "Robotic Arm" using household material. It is an interesting hands-on activity that enables students to learn about mechanics, basic machines, their uses and how they can be used to construct complex machinery.

  • Duration of the workshop will be 2 hours.
  • There will be 2 sessions (12pm - 2pm & 3pm - 5pm).
  • The age limit for children is 7-13 years.

  • Minimum 2 and maximum 3 persons (Children + Parent) can work together.
  • Students will take their projects to home.

 

You can also visit https://paksc.org/fs for more information.

For registration: Contact 02135052989, 03453002870 or Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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