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SoCal Smackdown -- Now Open To All Builders!!

Los Angeles, CA, US

May 22, 2022 - May 22, 2022

Event Information

Organizer: SoCal Smackdown -- Now Open To All Builders!!
Location: 308 Westwood Plz
A-Level Curbside
Los Angeles, CA 90024

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Starts: May 22, 2022
Ends: May 22, 2022

Robot Classes / Competitions

Category Robot Class Maximum
Pit Crew
Combat 3 lb - Beetleweight Unlimited None Unlimited

Event Description

Join us for ASME at UCLA's first-ever beetleweight combat robotics tournament!


UPDATE: As of April 25, this event is now open to builders from the general public!


When: May 22nd, 2022 (8 AM - 8 PM)

Where: Ackerman Grand Ballroom (308 Westwood Plz., Los Angeles, CA, 90024)

Who: NOW OPEN TO THE PUBLIC and Student Teams (collegiate, high-school)

Teams permitting, there will be a 16-team double elimination tournament for the public and a separate 16-team double elimination tournament for students; the winners of both brackets will face off in the championships!

Weight Class: 3 lb. Beetleweight

Cost: $30 per robot. Student teams should purchase "Student Team Robot Registration" tickets, and builders from the general public should purchase "Open Robot Registration" tickets on this Eventbrite: 


Tentative Event Schedule:

  • 8 AM - Venue Opens for Competitors
  • 9 AM - Safety Inspections Begin
  • 10 AM - Doors Open
  • 10:30 AM - Matches Begin
  • 1:00 PM - Lunch Break
  • 2:00 PM - Matches Resume
  • 7:00 PM - Final Matches
  • 7:30 PM - Awards Ceremony


Competition Details:


If you have any questions, please reach out to our team ( or event organizer Erin Hall ( by email.

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