Highway to Hell


23rd Feb, 2019


All UG Students

No stop signs, speed limit

Nobody's gonna slow me down

Like a wheel, gonna spin it

Nobody's gonna mess me around

Hey Satan, paid my dues

Playing in a rocking band

Hey mama, look at me

I'm on my way to the promised land, whoo!


Problem Statement

Drive your manual 4-wheeler robot through the perilous tracks of the JUSC arena in the shortest time.


Rules and Regulations

General Rules

  • Each team can consist of a maximum of 5 members.

  • The decision of the JUSC officials is final and abiding.


Event Rules

  • If a participant crosses a specific obstacle in the arena, points will be given.

  • Each time the participant bot touches the boundary of the arena, points will be deducted. If the bot continues to touch the boundary for more than 5 seconds, it will be considered equivalent of two touches.

  • The robot can be wired or wireless.

  • Participants will have to arrange for any other power supplies required for bot.

  • No receiver and transmitter will be provided to the participant.

  • LEGO kits or spare mechanical parts are not allowed. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lego_Mindstorms)

  • Participant can skip any obstacle, up to a certain limit, although for each time, points will be deducted.



Additional Details

  • Power supply at 220 volts for the bot will be provided.




The arena of the competition is a race track with obstacles. The obstacles may contain uneven surfaces, sand, grease, turns, various types of slopes up to 45 degrees. The other obstacles shall be revealed on the day of the competition.


Robot Specifications

  • Maximum dimensions (lxbxh) - 40cm x 40cm x 30cm

  • Maximum weight - 3 kg.

  • Minimum width of wheels – 3 cm.

  • Maximum RPM of motors - 500.





Complete the arena in the least amount of time.




Soumalya Ghosh - 9163727077

Souvik Ghosh - 8972056205

Mail us your queries at contact@jusc.in

Jadavpur University Campus, Jadavpur, Kolkata, West Bengal 700032, India

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