Techfest ’07: Dates announced

Techfest , If you've not heard of it is IIT Bombay's techical fest that features Robotics as one of the major events. Techfest rocks Mumbai steets,colleges and the colleges around the country. It features cool cash prices upto $1000 for most of its robotic events.

Techfest 2007 Will be held from 26th to 28th of january.These Three days that will bring roboteers around th country to one place,will be great place to be in.
You can get more details as the days go by at:

Techfest '06 featured roboitcs contests like Micromouse, and another Agrobot to plant sapslings after it had dug a hole and if i am right one another contest featured making a bot that was more like a vaccum cleaner to me to pick up something spillwd on the ground,The contest was to just clean the arena.But then Micromouse still remiains one of the major contest around there.If you are here around in India you should never miss out on such an event.

Meet you there!!!

IIT Bombay is located a Powai around the Powai lake about an hour journey from the Mumbai Airport.Tall appartments and an amazing city.Techfest '06 is One of the most memorable events in my life and i had great fun.Will be there this time too.


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  1. Robovigyan @ Pragyan 09

    Pragyan 09, the annual Technical Festival of National Institute Of Technology, Trichy presents Robovigyan, the Robotics Competition.To be held from February 12th, 2009 to February 15th, 2009.

    The Robovigyan event comprises of three challenges :

    1.Micro Mouse ( The Maze Traversing Mouse Contest )
    2.Square Route ( The Line Follower Competition)
    3.Slam Dunk ( Robots Playing Basketball )

    Micro Mouse :

    A Micromouse is an autonomous bot that should be able to traverse to the center of a given labyrinthic maze in the least possible time.
    Prize Money : More than INR 50,000/- in cash.
    Team: Team may consist of upto 5 participants
    (Not necessary to be from the same college).
    Rameez Raja ( +91 9941350239 )
    Manimaran S ( +91 9486193083 )

    Square Route:

    Problem Statement :
    Design an autonomous bot that navigates a path with rectangular loops and outputs the number of the largest loop.
    Prize Money : More than INR 20,000/- in cash.
    Team: A maximum of 3 members is allowed per team.
    Anusha Balan +91 99440 74182
    Aswin Chander +91 94861 32312

    Slam Dunk:

    Problem Statement :
    Each team must build an autonomous bot and a manual bot.
    The teams will duel against each other to win matches viz. team A and team B.
    Team A has to try putting the ball in the Team B’s basket while Team B prevents Team A from doing so and vice versa.
    Team: A team can have up to 4 participants
    (Not necessary to be from the same college).
    Savio James +91 9994924521
    Prasanth P +91 9443909789

    For more details regarding rules & regulations,visit

    See you at Pragyan 09.

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