Hill City Robot Combat 2023

Presented By Hill City Robot Combat

Lynchburg, VA, US

November 11, 2023

Event Information

Organizer: Hill City Robot Combat
Location: Barksdale Gymnasium
400 VES Road
Lynchburg, VA 24503

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Starts: Nov 11, 2023
Ends: Nov 11, 2023

Tournament Results

Flippin' the Bird
1 lb - Antweight
First Place
Mr. Scrubbles
3 lb - Beetleweight
First Place

Event Organizers

Adam Spontarelli

Robot Classes / Competitions

Category Robot Class Maximum
Pit Crew
Combat 1 lb - Antweight 24 20 Robots None 20.00 USD Unlimited
Combat 3 lb - Beetleweight 20 11 Robots None 20.00 USD Unlimited

Event Description

It's time for a Hill City Robot Battle! Hosted by Vector Space at Virginia Episcopal School.


400 V.E.S. Road
Lynchburg, VA 24503

There will be tables to work on in the pits along with access to power outlets.

Food trucks will be on site.


Event is Saturday, Nov 11th.

  • Check-in starts at 8am
  • Briefing, Weigh-in, and Safety Check at 9am
  • Fights 10am - 2pm

Fights will alternate weight classes when possible. 


Antweights & Beetleweights: 8'x8' enclosed arena with pit


Fights in all weight classes will be 3 minutes.

All weight classes will compete in a double elimination tournament to decide the respective champions in their weight classes. In the event there are 5 or less robots in a class, the robots will fight round robin. Each robot will be guaranteed 2 fights at the minimum presuming they stay functional. If time permits on Saturday afternoon, grudge matches, rumbles, and/or other special exhibitions may occur. If fights do not end in a knockout, a team of judges will judge accordingly (using simplified judging criteria).

SPARC rules (Robot Construction Specifications v1.3) apply.

Prizes include tools, robot parts, Vector Space membership and more.


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