Water Rocketry is an event to develop awareness about aerospace modeling among students. The participants are instructed to make their own rocket model and based on the range covered scores will be rewarded.
Rules and Regulations -
- Materials to be used :
- Water bottles more than 2 litres should not be used
- Tape(any kind), glue of any kind.
- Paper or plastic sheet material such as cardboard, Styrofoam, thin plastic sheet, etc.
- Twine, string, thread, and ribbon (if required)
(NOTE: It is not mandatory to use all the above-Mentioned materials)
Construction Rules :
- Rockets must be built by the participating students .
- The Water bottles may be filled with water and pressurized. Additions to the bottle (such as fins, nose cone, etc.) may be attached on their own wish.
- Paint or decorations on the plastic of the pressurized bottles are allowed. Only tape, paper and plastic may be in direct contact with the pressurized bottle. Tape covering the bottle and other parts of the rocket may be painted or otherwise decorated.
- The Participants should make their own launching pad which can be used to launch the rocket and to fill air to the bottles.
- The mouth of the pressurized bottle must fit over the launching pad.
Competition Rules :
- Each team can have a minimum of 2 members and a maximum of 3 members .
- Individual participants are not allowed.
- The water bottles used should not exceed more than 2 litres.
- It is mandatory for all participants to bring the air pumps and launching pad of their own.
- There will be two rounds .The teams are shortlisted for the second round based on their performance and marks obtained on the first round.
- The competitors add the desired amount of water to their rockets prior to being pressurized.
- Within a minute ,the participants should pressurize their rocket and launch them.
- The distance covered by the rockets will be considered.
- Each participant will be given two chances for their rockets. The best of two will be considered.
- The participants can select the desired launch angle. And ensure that the rocket should not spin.
- The winners will be selected only on the longest distance traveled by their rockets.
- Participants should use the same rocket model for both the rounds
- The judge’s decision is final.
(NOTE: The participants are advised to reach the event spot 30 min prior to the event time)
Scoring And Awards
- Awards will be provided to the models which covered the longest range.
- Judge's decision is final.