7TH GKDC Competition Information



1- Competition Dates and Place: 7th GKDC will be held from 1-5 February 2020 (Tentative Dates) at Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbatore.

2- Vehicle Shipping: Teams are advised to consult their shipping company to ensure that the vehicle reaches the venue of static tests on 1 February, 2020. More details related to the pit allocation will be published on the website two months prior to the final event.

3- Confiscated Goods, Lost & Found: Confiscated goods or lost & found items must be picked up latest by 6pm, 5th February 2020.

4- Team Briefing: 2nd Feb, 2020-

a- At the beginning of the competition is a technical inspection briefing. All team captains and inspection responsible person must attend.
b- Each team member required in a certain briefing will receive a wristband

5- Team Registration: Team Phase-1 registration starts from 25th March to 25th June 2019 and Phase-2 registration stars from 1st August to 30th August 2019 on first come first served basis for both EV and CV categories. Click here to register your team.

6- Registration Slots: 7th GKDC is limited in total to 70 slots in 150cc, 50 slots in 125cc and 30 slots in EV with no reservation quota.

7- Registration Fee: The registration fee is INR 15500/- plus 18% GST.

8- Participation Fees: The participation fee is INR 7000/- plus 18% GST for the teams registered in phase-1 and 9000/- plus 18% GST for the teams registered in phase-2.

Note- This is pertinent to be noted that a convenience fees of 2.45% is applicable if the team chooses to pay the fees through payment gateway integrated to the registration portal. Fees can also be paid through BHIM app/NEFT/IMPS/DD/Cheque in favour of the "Indian Society of New Era Engineers" for which other required details are provided in team account at "ISNEE Store Box". The registration fees are not refundable or transferrable for any reason.

9- Waiting List & Withdrawls:

a- Teams on the waiting list may move to the participating list up to two weeks before the start of the competition. This is possible if registered team withdraw from the competition. Once a slot on the participating list has become available again, the next team on the waiting list will move to the pending list and has 72 h to pay the registration fee in order to move to the participating list.
b- Teams on the waiting list are required to submit all documents and forms by the same deadlines as teams on the participating list.
c- Teams on the waiting and participating lists who find that they will not be able to attend the competition are requested to officially withdraw by notifying the officials.

10- Registration Duration: The registrations are to be closed as soon as the available slots are booked with confirmed payment.

11- Deadlines: All required documents and information must be uploaded to the Google Drive/Website by the team captain and/or his/her deputies by the following deadlines:

# Activity Date Method Class
1 Rulebook March 15th, 2019 www.gkdc.in
EV CV
2 Phase-1 Registration March 25th to June 25th 2019 Online Form
EV CV
3 Phase-2 Registration August 1st to August 30th 2019 Online Form
EV CV
4 Registration Fee Within 5 Days of Registration PayuMoney/Bhim App/NEFT/IMPS/DD/Cheque
EV CV
5 Registration Confirmation Immediately After Fees Payment Mail
EV CV
6 Secondary Registration Fee
Phase-1 May 10th, 2019 Phase-2 Sept 10th 2019
PayuMoney/Bhim App/NEFT/IMPS/DD/Cheque
EV CV
7 7th GKDC Workshop (Compulsory) (Mumbai, Chennai/Hyderabad, Delhi NCR) August/September, 2019 Team Account
EV CV
8 Engine Registration Oct 5th, 2019 Team Account
EV --
9 7th GKDC Workshop (Optional) Oct/Nov, 2019 Team Account
EV CV
10 Design Documents Submission (Google Drive) Dec 5th, 2019 Google Drive
EV CV
11 College Level Technical Inspection (Team Account on Website) Dec 20th , 2019 to Jan 20th, 2020 Skype
EV CV
12 Testing Report and Video Submission Jan 25th, 2020 YouTube
EV CV
13 Final Event Feb 1st – 5th, 2020 Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbatore
EV CV

12- Entering the Competition Site: An entrance pass is given to the teams in their team account at ISNEE Store Box which is to be presented to the concerned authority at the time of entering in the competition site. The competition site closes at 5pm on 1st Feb, 2020. The team is entitled to enter the competition site only once with their team truck for a maximum of 45 min for the purpose of unloading their competition vehicle and equipment. Afterward the team truck must be moved to the designated parking spaces outside the pit area. On 5th Feb, 2020 the team is entitled to enter the pits once with the "team truck" for a maximum of 45 min for the purpose of loading.

13- [CV ONLY] Cranking Engines in the Pits: Cranking engines in the pits is allowed under the supervision of an official if the following conditions apply:

a- Vehicle has passed technical inspection.
b- The driven axles are jacked up using the quick jack.
c- Gearbox is in neutral
d- All driven wheels are removed.
f- A fire extinguisher must be placed next to the engine.

14- Welding: Outside of the opening hours it is possible to weld with own equipment in the welding area only, using appropriate safety gear.

15- Engine Test Area: Engines may only be run in the designated engine test area during the opening times and only after passing the tilt test.

16- Event Control: The team captain will receive a package containing score card, programs schedule and merchandise, etc. at event control. Large teams may bring one or two extra people to help carrying.

17- Driver Registration: Drivers must register personally at the event control where they have to show their valid student ID.

18- Technical Inspection: On 2nd Feb, 2020 mechanical, electrical inspection will take place in the pits, afterward it will take place at the technical inspection area. Vehicles should be moved to the technical inspection area gate when the team captain receives a text message about the Technical Inspection Status (TIS) of the vehicle is set to "M/E Waiting Queue".

19- Pre-Inspection: Pre-inspection will be conducted in the pit, where the technical inspectors will visit the teams according to the Kart number. A team that is not present or ready at the first visit have to contact the technical inspectors in the pit for a new appointment. The driver egress is mandatory for all drivers. Before participating in a dynamic event, the driver must have passed the egress test.

20- Re-Inspection: The re-inspection will take place in the technical inspection area. If a re-inspection is needed the coordinating technical inspector will direct the team into the waiting queue for re-inspection.

21Static Events:

a- Cost and manufacturing event finals can be conducted in case the best teams scored the same amount of points.
b- A maximum of 5 team members are allowed per team.
c- Finalists will be informed two hours prior to the finals
d- During the finals each team has 15 min to prepare their answer to 2 questions about cost and manufacturing on a flip chart.
e- After the preparation time, the team has 15 min for discussion with the judges.
f- Based on the discussion the judges will define the final scoring order of the finalists. The points scored will not change.

21.2- Engineering Design Event:

a- EV ONLY] Only sealed accumulator containers which passed the accumulator inspection may be presented or mounted in the vehicle. They must not be opened.
b- [EV ONLY] only fully discharged and electrically shortened spare accumulator cells or spare stacks may be presented.

22- Team Member Information: The maximum number of members in a team can contain is limited to 35 in which 25 members can be registered without any extra charges while next 10 can only be added after paying Rs 1167/- per member

**This page is subject to updates. Please keep checking for any changes. (Last Updated: July 6, 2019)**