Schedule for Cybernetics – Mind-Spark’08 is as follows :
2nd Oct :
Dogfight : 8:30 am To 11:00 am : Reporting for Dogfight
10:00 am : Commencement of elimination matches for Dogfight
Micromouse : 8:30 am : Reporting for Micromouse
3:00 pm : Commencement of elimination round for micromouse
3rd Oct :
Dogfight : 9:00 am onwards : Next rounds for Dogfight
Micromouse : 9:00 am onwards : Final round of Micromouse
4th Oct :
Photoroller :8:30 am : Reporting for Photoroller
9:00 am : Commencement of Photoroller
Welcome to MindSpark 07!
MindSpark is the annual technical festival of College of Engineering Pune. MindSpark will be conducted this year on 5th, 6th and 7th October. We have a host of events lined up as part of MindSpark including Robotics, Paper Presentation, Business Plan contest, programming contests, Contraptions and Circuit design competitions. COEP is proud to associate with IITBombay Techfest in their Nexus initiative.
The Robotics event has three competitions – Micromouse (the standard autonomous robot competition), Dogfight (Manual robots slug it out against each other in a pick-and-place competition) and IITB Techfest Nexus. The preliminary round for Techfest Vertigo will be held at COEP under Nexus, the winner gaining a direct entry at the IITB Techfest in January.
The prize money for Micromouse and Dogfight is a cool total of Rs.70,000 (20k + 15k for each event). Accomodation facilities will also be provided on the college campus with a nominal fee of Rs.150 per participant for three days. Online registrations for the competitions has started. Register yourself as early as possible.
See you at MindSpark!
Contact – Vineet 09823743030 (Co-ordinator, Robotics)
Keep watching this space for help and more info about micromouse building!
COEP participated in Robocon ’07, National robotics contest held in MIT, Pune. The winner of the national Robocon goes on to represent the country in the International competition.
You can find COEP Robocon pics here
Here is a video detailing the COEP Robocon efforts –