2024 Florida State Fair Frenzy

Presented By AMROC Fab Lab

Tampa , FL, US

February 18, 2024

Event Information

Organizer: AMROC Fab Lab
Location: 4800 N US Highway 301
Tampa, FL 33610

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Starts: Feb 18, 2024
Ends: Feb 18, 2024
Website: http://amroctampabay.com

Event Organizers

Terri Willingham

Robot Classes / Competitions

Category Robot Class Maximum
Pit Crew
Combat 150 g - Fairyweight 12 10 Robots None 25.00 USD Unlimited
Combat 1 lb - Antweight 12 12 Robots None 25.00 USD Unlimited
Combat 3 lb - Beetleweight 12 6 Robots None 25.00 USD Unlimited

Event Description

3rd Annual Florida State Fair Frenzy

We're back for the 2024 Florida State Fair!  State Fair Frenzy is held in the Florida Center at the Fair, and all competitors receive tickets to enjoy the Fair after the event. The State Fair Frenzy is part of AMRoC Fab Lab's STEAMFest Road Show .   

Event Info 

  • Classes: Fairy, Ant, Beetle
  • A pre-paid registration of $25 per bot is required, which goes towards prize money for the top 3 winners in each class.  Once your bot is approved, teams will get a link to pay their fee.  Fee includes fair tickets for the day.   The top bot in each category earns the Rusty Wrench Award - which may be an actual rusty wrench or a laser-cut version, but it'll be a wrench!   
  • Prize Purse: Cash prize as a split on registration fees (80% applied to awards) divided between first/second/third place.  
  • Pits: Each team will have a table , chair and power.  Bring extension cords, power strips, safety glasses, lipo bags etc
  • Event will be livestreamed on Twitch.tv/amrocfablab
  • Pre-Event email will have more detailed information about the event. 


  • Load In 10-10:45 AM
  • Safety/Weigh In starts at 10:30AM
  • Fights start at 11:30 am and run at the top of each hour thru 6:00 PM. 
  • Rules: SPARC ruleset, plus:
    • Exposed batteries are automatic forfeits
    • One postponement
    • One unstick per fight (if you become unintentionally stuck)
    • No entanglements
    • Tapouts are allowed
    • Match length: TBD day of event, will be 2-3 minutes depending fight volume
    • Double Elimination with a double final if needed, with the option of single elimination if the event runs overtime

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Event Date Location Robots
Combat at MakerCon '24 REGISTRATION OPEN Jun 8, 2024 Tampa , FL, US 33 Robots
2024 Florida State Fair Frenzy (This Event) Feb 18, 2024 Tampa , FL, US 28 Robots
ROBOTICON Rumble 2023! Oct 21, 2023 Tampa, FL, US 34 Robots
Combat at Gulf Coast MakerCon! May 27, 2023 Tampa , FL, US 42 Robots
Florida State Fair Frenzy Feb 18, 2023 Tampa, FL, US 42 Robots
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