• Description
  • Rules
  • Rounds
  • Specification
  • Coordinators
  • Register


"It is not enough to just ride the earth. You have to aim higher, try to take off, even fly. It is our duty."
                                                                                          -Jose Yacopi

Hello Engineers!!!! Come on…. gear up.Illuminate the ideas about Hover-Craft.“Hoverstream” is the event of Hoverbot based on principle of floatation. It is all about riding the technobot over the capricious land and quickly overcoming the obstacles. It is great opportunity for us to develop something creative and get used to this technohover. So let us learn how to have a smooth ride over the disasters. Come, join us in enjoying this Adventure because accepting such challenges is apart of engineering spirit. So, TECH a challenge….Boost up your efforts….. And MECH yourself ready for “HOVER STREAM”

Rules for Hoverstream

  • Each Team should possess maximum of 5 players, having their own valid identity card.
  • The vehicle must strictly and purely be a hovercraft, i.e., it should operate by creating a cushion of high-pressure air between the hull of the vessel and the surface below. Any other vehicular design will be rejected.
  • Students should build their own hover bot. Outsourcing (using readymade kits or mechanism) is not allowed. Ready-to-Fly (RTF) and Almost-Ready-to-Fly (ARF) kits are strictly prohibited. Violating this clause will lead to disqualification.
  • Abstract of design should be submitted along with images till 7th of march 2014. Abstract should be on A4 size.
  • Use of IC (Internal Combustion) engine is not allowed
  • If Hoverbot is wireless then participants should bring at least two remote of different frequencies, so that there are no issues of interference during the event.
  • onboard power supply is allowed. Battery Voltage between any two pointsshould not exceed 12 volts.
  • 3 Hand touch are allowed but after each hand touch, bot must be placed at the previous check point. After 3 Hand touch, would cause the score to decrease.

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Rounds for Hoverstream

1st Round:Qualifying Round

         In round 1, there shall be a thorough inspection of the Hoverbot vis-à-vis the specifications, materials and fabrication methods used. Besides, the Hoverbot shall be checked for braking distance, turning radius, minimum and maximum speed.

2nd Round:Hover Finale Round

         An Hover track will be provided in which the participating Hoverbot will have to overcome some obstacles and reach the finish line as early as possible. Winners of the event shall solely be judged on their performance in the final round only.


  1. Hoverbot should be fixed in cuboid of size 45x35x30 cm.
  2. Advised materials for construction of Hoverbot are glass/carbon fiber sticks, light weight wood (balsa), Styrofoam, or plastic corrugated sheets.

Main Coordinator:

Chetan Sakharkar
+91 8484858085

Joint Coordinator:

Smita Chidrawar
+91 8087914038


If you already have a Unique PRAGYAA Registration ID:

If you wish to participate in this event:
      1. Click on "REGISTER NOW".
      2. Enter your team name and the registration id's of all team members.

Note: All your team members also need to have their Unique PRAGYAA Registration ID to register
for an event.

If you do not have a Unique PRAGYAA Registration ID:

      1. Click on Register for creating your Unique PRAGYAA Registration ID.
      2. Enter the required details.
      3. Click on Register at the bottom of the page. Done!
      4. Your Unique PRAGYAA registration ID will be sent to your email.