Kilobots XLIX @ Saskatoon Entertainment Expo

Presented By Kilobots Combat Robot Events

Saskatoon, SK, CA

May 6 - May 7, 2023

Event Information

Organizer: Kilobots Combat Robot Events
Location: 503 Ruth St W
Prairieland Park
Saskatoon, SK S7K 4E4
CA

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Starts: May 6, 2023
Ends: May 7, 2023
Website: https://kilobots.com/

Event Organizers

Kurtis Wanner
SKRC Event Organizer

Robot Classes / Competitions

Category Robot Class Competition Name Maximum
Capacity
Currently
Registered
Waiting
List
Entry
Fee
Pit Crew
Allowed
Combat 1 lb - Antweight Antweight Rookies Unlimited 6 Robots None 0.00 CAD 1 Per Robot
Combat 1 lb - Antweight Antweight Masters Unlimited 4 Robots None 25.00 CAD 1 Per Robot
Combat 3 lb - Beetleweight Unlimited 4 Robots None 35.00 CAD 1 Per Robot

Event Description

This will be the 49th Kilobots Tournament hosted by the Kilobots Combat Robot Events and takes place at the Saskatchewan Entertainment Expo May 5-7, 2023.

 

Info

Show Hours:
Thursday set-up (time TBD)
Friday 4-9pm (no tournament fights today but feel free to come set up your pit and get your bot ready to go!  We can safety you today if you want to sleepin a bit tomorrow.)
Saturday 9:30am-6pm  (Safety and weigh-in is at 11am, fights start at 12.  Forfeits WILL have to happen this event if your bot can't fight on time.)
Sunday 
9:30am-5pm (we welcome help packing up the arena afterwards)

Registration closes April 29th, one week prior to the event.  Make sure to check out the Kilobots "house rules" here: https://kilobots.com/events/rules/

Like our Facebook Page for official notifications: https://www.facebook.com/KilobotsEvents/

Builders can join our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/Kilobots/

 

Venue: Saskatchewan Entertainment Expo

Saskatchewan’s largest pop culture convention, with the best in comics, art, shopping, celebrities, cosplay and programming!

Weekend pass to the Expo is just $37 for Adults and $21 for Youth 11-15yrs (children are free).  One free pass per robot; please contact Kurtis for additional passes.

Also check out the Expo celebrities! The first four announced have been Jonathan Frakes, Scott Grimes, Denyse Klette, and Quelsie Cosplay!

 

Are there Prizes?

Yes!! Kilobots awards the top placing teams BUT ALSO there are many other awards, such as: Best DesignMost EntertainingMost Destroyed, and the (what's the opposite of "coveted") Angle Grinder of Doom award for the robot that falls apart the most! 

Along with trophies, here are last Expo's prizes, and we will update this as we contact our sponsors again this year!

Big Blue Saw donated $250 in gift certificates,

BotBitz donated $250 in gift certificates,

Robot MarketPlace donated $250 in gift certificates,

Pololu Robotics and Electronics donated ~$500 in parts,

SERVO Magazine donated t-shirts, subscriptions, and dozens of copies of SERVO,

FingerTech Robotics donated $250 in gift certificates.

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