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Hickory Bot Battles 2021

Presented By Carolina Combat Robots

Hickory, NC, US

September 25 - September 24, 2021

Event Information

Organizer: Carolina Combat Robots
Location: Hickory, NC US
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Starts: Sep 25, 2021
Ends: Sep 24, 2021

Registration

Starts: May 1, 2021 00:05 UTC
Ends: Sep 10, 2021 00:09 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 150 g - Fairyweight 16 11 Robots 20.00 USD 2 Per Robot
Combat 1 lb - Antweight 24 20 Robots 20.00 USD 2 Per Robot
Combat Plastic Ant 16 10 Robots 20.00 USD 2 Per Robot
Combat 3 lb - Beetleweight 24 16 Robots 20.00 USD 2 Per Robot

Event Description

Due to the Covid-19 epidemic, HBB 2020 was cancelled but we are back for 2021! USCONEC, Avidia Bank, and The Catawba Science Center is proud to announce the 4th annual Hickory Bot Battles combat robot competition will be returning to Carpenter Hall the weekend of September 24-25, 2021. Featuring over 100 combat robot builders from across the country, robots weighing in at up to three pounds fight to the death in the 8’ x 8’ bullet-proof arena. This will be a Bug event, for full combat up to 3 pounds fighting in an 8 x 8 arena.. 900 MHz, 2.4GHz, or spectrum radios are required. Any other frequency must have prior approval. Standard double elimination and SPARC rules apply. Event information: Location: Catawba Science Center Hickory NC Plastic and Fairy Check-in and safety inspections: Friday noon -1:30pm Fighting starts at 2:00pm to approx 6pm. Awards will follow finals on Friday. Ant and Beetle Check-in and safety inspections: Saturday 7-8:30am Builders’ meeting: 8:30am Competition: 9am-7pm Fees: (includes 2 pit passes per robot) $20 for each additional pit pass as approved by event organizer. Plastic Ants= $20 Fleaweight= $20 Antweight= $20 Beetleweight= $20 Release form and payment due September 10th 2021 Release Form located at; http://www.carolinacombat.com/AgreementHBB21.pdf Some important rules: - No flame weapons. - No gas-powered robots. - If you are using LiPo’s, you must have LiPo bags. All Lipo batterys must be in a LiPo bag while charging. - Bring your own power strips. A weapon lock is required for all weapons. - A switch and power light is required. A jumper is acceptable in place of a switch as long as it can be easily and quickly connected and disconnected.

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Hickory Bot Battles 2022 Sep 23, 2022 Hickory, NC, US 66 Robots
Clash of the Bots 2022 Jun 25, 2022 Gastonia, NC, US
Wreck The Halls 2021 (Cancelled) Dec 11, 2021 Charlotte, NC, US 14 Robots
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Hickory Bot Battles 2020 (Cancelled) Sep 25, 2020 Hickory, NC, US 67 Robots
COB 2020 Jun 13, 2020 Gastonia, NC, US 45 Robots
Wreck The Halls 2019 Dec 7, 2019 Charlotte, NC, US 9 Robots
HBB 2019 Aug 17, 2019 Hickory, NC, US 75 Robots
COB 2019 Jun 15, 2019 Gastonia, NC, US 44 Robots
Wreck the Halls 2018 Dec 15, 2018 Charlotte, NC, US 10 Robots
Hickory Bot Battles 2018 Aug 18, 2018 Hickory, NC, US 41 Robots
Clash of the Bots 2018 REGISTRATION OPEN Jun 16, 2018 Gastonia, NC, US
Hickory Bot Battles 2017 Aug 19, 2017 Hickory, NC, US 28 Robots
COB 2017 Jun 24, 2017 Gastonia, NC, US 47 Robots
COB 2016 Jun 25, 2016 Gastonia, NC, US 43 Robots
COB 2015 Jun 6, 2015 Gastonia, NC, US 26 Robots
COB 2014 Jul 19, 2014 Gastonia, NC, US 32 Robots
Schiele Museum Clash Of The Bots 4 Jul 13, 2013 Gastonia, NC, US 19 Robots
Schiele Museum Clash Of The Bots 3 Jul 14, 2012 Gastonia, NC, US 42 Robots
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Schiele Museum Clash of the Bots Jul 24, 2010 Gastonia, NC, US 14 Robots
2010 Robot Rumble Bot Hockey Mar 20, 2010 Durham, NC, US 1 Robot
CCR Memorial Day Qualifier May 24, 2008 Greensboro, NC, US 16 Robots
Wreck-The-Halls Dec 29, 2007 Greensboro, NC, US 10 Robots
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