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Battles at Maker Faire Orlando 2018

Presented By Robot Ruckus

Orlando, FL, US

November 11 - November 10, 2018

Event Information

Organizer: Robot Ruckus
Location: Orlando, FL US
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Starts: Nov 11, 2018
Ends: Nov 10, 2018


Starts: Jul 28, 2018 00:07 UTC
Ends: Nov 2, 2018 00:11 UTC
Wait List: Not Allowed
Entry Fees: Fee per robot (See class list)

Robot Classes / Competitions

Category Robot Class Maximum
Pit Crew
Combat 150 g - Fairyweight 16 13 Robots 10.00 USD 50 Per Robot
Combat 1 lb - Antweight 48 37 Robots 10.00 USD 50 Per Robot
Combat 3 lb - Beetleweight 48 33 Robots 10.00 USD 50 Per Robot
Combat 30 lb - 30lb Sportsman's Class Unlimited 2 Robots 0.00 USD 50 Per Robot
Combat 30 lb - Featherweight Unlimited None 0.00 USD 50 Per Robot
Combat 220 lb - Heavyweight Unlimited 13 Robots 20.00 USD 50 Per Robot
Combat 15lb Dogeweight Unlimited 16 Robots 15.00 USD 50 Per Robot

Event Description

Orlando Maker Faire 2018!

Insect battles will be run in an 8x8 arena, which has a non-ferrous floor with a pit in one corner. Bigger bots will be run in the 16x32 Southeast Combot arena which has a steel floor. Everything up to 30lb will be full contact, and the 220lb will be "sportsman" style weapons. Sawblades: Yes; 5000RPM spinners: No. Flames will not be allowed for safety reasons.

Entry fees are $10 for all insect bots, $15 for 15s and 30s, $20 for the 220lb. Weekend Maker Faire passes are given to each team member. This is done via the "Call for Makers!" on the Orlando Maker Faire website, This step MUST be done!

Event will be run in conjunction with Maker Faire Orlando being held at the Central Florida Fairgrounds located at 4603 West Colonial Drive, Orlando, Florida 32808. We will be attempting to space out the fights such that competitors can wander around and see the rest of the going-ons at Maker Faire.

Early bird check-in will begin on Friday October 20th, with day-of check-in will begin Saturday morning. Any volunteers to help setup the arenas on the days before, or any the day after the event would be greatly appreciated.

We will be using the SPARC ruleset found here

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