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Bot Blast 2016

Presented By Dreadfully Wicked Robots

Bloomsburg, PA, US

July 16, 2016

Event Information

Organizer: Dreadfully Wicked Robots
Location: Bloomsburg, PA US
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Starts: Jul 16, 2016
Ends: Jul 16, 2016

Registration

Starts: May 9, 2016 00:05 UTC
Ends: Jul 12, 2016 00:07 UTC
Wait List: Not Allowed
Entry Fees: Fee per robot (See class list)

Robot Classes / Competitions

Category Robot Class Maximum
Capacity
Currently
Registered
Entry
Fee
Pit Crew
Allowed
Combat 1 lb - Antweight 16 11 Robots 25.00 USD 10 Per Robot
Combat 3 lb - Beetleweight 32 18 Robots 25.00 USD 10 Per Robot
Combat 6 lb - Mantis 16 6 Robots 25.00 USD 10 Per Robot

Event Description

GENERAL INFO:
Bot Blast is back in Bloomsburg, PA on Saturday July 16, 2016... Columbia Mall and Team Dreadfully Wicked Robots presents our 9th annual insectweight combat robot tournament. The event takes place at the center of the Columbia Mall in Bloomsburg, PA.

Trophies and great prizes for the top 3 in each class, including the "Golden Light Tree" Championship Trophy to each class champion! Special awards for the rumble winners, best engineered robot, coolest robot, best driver, sportsmanship award, highest hit, and more!

RULES PROCEDURES:
Bot Blast uses a modified SPARC ruleset. Please visit the Bot Blast website " Rules Page for a detailed ruleset. Email event operator Jeremy Campbell for any questions regarding the rules.

Each team is allowed a maximum of 2 robots per weight class. Each driver is only allowed to drive one robot per weight class. (Example: One team may enter 2 robots in the Beetleweight class, as long as there are separate dedicated drivers for each robot).

DIRECTIONS:
The Columbia Mall is just off Interstate 80 Exit 232 (Buckhorn/Bloomsburg Exit) in Bloomsburg, PA. Address is: 225 Columbia Mall Dr, Bloomsburg PA 17815. We will be located in the center court of the mall, in front of JCPenney. Invite your friends and family to watch the action!

SCHEDULE:
8:00am: Doors open check-in begins
10:45am: Mandatory meeting
11:00am: National Anthem - Fights Begin
**Robots MUST be through safety/weigh-in before 10:45am or they will NOT be able to compete... make sure your robots work and don't be late! No exceptions!**
Event should be finished by 7pm
Rumbles will be held just before the finals (finalists are not permitted to compete in the rumble)
Awards Presentation immediately after the finals
Please stick around afterward if possible to help clean up and take down the arena.

FEES:
$25 per robot (all weight classes). Fees will be collected at the event check-in table. Cash or check. Please do not send payment before the event.

ARENA:
10 ft x 10 ft square, 6 ft tall, steel framed with 1/4" polycarbonate walls and roof. Steel bumpers. Wood floor. No pits/push-outs/hazards.
ARENA PHOTO

EVENT WAIVER:
The pit area is closed off from the general public. Registered builders who enter the pit area must sign a release of liability. Everyone entering the pit area must sign one when your team arrives at the check-in table. All competitors or crew members under age 18 also must have their waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.

Complete Tournament Information, photos and videos of previous Bot Blasts, and more can be found at our website: http://botblast.webs.com

See you in July!

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