2018 Hovercraft

Event At a Glance

DivisionB and C
VA ModificationsNone
Eye ProtectionB
Natl Hovercraft (B) page
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Participants will be tested on their knowledge of classic mechanics and related topics as well as their ability to construct a self-propelled air-levitated vehicle that moves down a track.

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During our tournaments, VASO will enforce only those clarifications issued by VASO; National clarifications and FAQs will not be valid in Virginia tournaments.

Clarification requests are closed for regional tournaments. All outstanding clarifications, with the exception of regional-specific room dimensions required by the rules, will be posted by midnight, January 13. Clarification requests will open again for States after the last regional.

VASO Clarifications

Jan 11, 2018 Rule 3.f. - Are NiCad and NiMH batteries allowed, even though some contain small amounts of lithium?
Yes. The National SO Battery Policy has been amended to allow this.