Yantra Manual Akhada

Yantra Manual Akhada :: Yantra 4.0 Art | Tech | Science 2015

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If you want to learn how to make a line following robot and participate in the competition on your own, click here and follow the instructions. Have a nice making.


Push your opponent out of the game arena.

Game Arena:

The arena is an elevated platform in the shape of a regular hexagon. Each side  is 90cm.

Robot Specifications:

  1. Each team is allowed to have only one manual robot.
  2. The robot can be wired or wireless.
  3. For wired robots, the tangling of the cable should be handled by the participants.
  4. There should be no force applied via wire to the robot.
  5. For wireless communications, organizers will not be responsible for frequency interference.
  6. The robot must fit into a 30*30*30 centimeter (l*b*h) cube.
  7. The robot can use on-board power supply or an external off-board DC power supply
  8. Participants have to handle tangled cable.
  9. The maximum voltage difference between any two points must not exceed 24V.
  10. The robot must be no heavier than 3kg.
  11. If battery is used as part of remote then the weight of battery will not be included in robot weight.

General Rules:

  1. The arena may be scratched during the competition, RAN is not responsible for its effect during the game play.
  2. Only one team member can operate the robot.
  3. Any team that is not ready on time will be eliminated from the competition.
  4. Judges’ decisions shall be treated as final and binding.
  5. Participants have to build their own robot. They cannot use a store bought robot.
  6. Sumo rules apply: the first robot that falls out of the ring loses.
  7. Participants should not dismantle their robots before the completion of the whole competition as the machines might need to be verified by the organizers at a later stage to ensure that the participants had not violated any of the rules.
  8. The organizers reserve the right to change any or all of the above rules as they deem fit.
  9. Robot should not exceed its shape dimension through out the game.
  10. If battery is used as part of remote then the weight of battery will not be included in robot weight.

* Change in rules, if any, will be highlighted on the website and notified to the registered participants.

Game Play:

  1. The wrestling between two robots will be conducted.
  2. Game bracket will be set by RAN.
  3. The wrestling match will last a maximum of 120 seconds. If winner is not decided within that time, the decision will be made by the jury team.
  4. There will be three rounds or more in the game as per the number of participating teams.


  1. Any robot not conforming to the specifications provided.
  2. The team damaging or tries to damage the Game Field.
  3. The team performing any act that is not in the spirit of fair play.
  4. The team that fails to obey instructions and/or warnings issued by the referees.
  5. The use of explosives, fire and dangerous chemicals.
  6. If a laser is used, it shall be of Class 2 or less.

Judging Criteria:

  1. The robot which pushes the opponent robot out of the game arena wins the game.
  2. If match is draw, the decision will be on judges’ hand.
  3. The operators should control the robot to bring it to the specified point by the referee.
  4. Robot that gets to the point first wins the match.
  5. If any part of the robot drops in the game arena during the game play; the match will be paused until that thing is removed by the referee.
  6. The team will be asked to move the robot in the starting position if any part of the robot detach during the game play.
  7. The robot may be checked for the verification, any time throughout the event as according to the desire of jury team, organizing team or the opponent.

Team Specification:

A team may consist of a maximum of 3 members and a supervisor. Students from different educational institutions can also form a team.


Anyone interested in robotics can participate in the event. However they have to submit a valid identity card and a passport sized photo.

Certificate Policy:

  1. All participating team members will be provided with a certificate of participation.
  2. If any team is sponsored by a college or organization, that organization will also get the certificate of participation. Teams need to verify the name of their sponsors (if any) during the time of registration.

The Winners of Yantra Manual Akhada were:

First Position : Alpha Male

Team Member:

Amir Paudel

Janak Poudel

Sushant Rizal

Damodar Bhandari


Second Position : Khwopa Robo PPRB

Team Member:

Rabi Raj Khadka

Parash Thapa Magar

Prajwal Devkota

Bikram Shilpakar