Kilobots - 2018 Canadian National Championships @ Sask Expo

Presented By Kilobots Combat Robot Events

Saskatoon, SK, CA

September 15 - September 16, 2018

Event Information

Organizer: Kilobots Combat Robot Events
Location: Ruth / Herman
Saskatoon, SK S7J

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Starts: Sep 15, 2018
Ends: Sep 16, 2018

Robot Classes / Competitions

Category Robot Class Maximum
Pit Crew
Combat 150 g - Fairyweight Unlimited None None Unlimited
Combat 1 lb - Antweight Unlimited None None Unlimited
Combat 3 lb - Beetleweight Unlimited None None Unlimited

Event Description

This will be the 40th Kilobots Tournament hosted by the SCRC (Saskatoon Combat Robotics Club) and takes place at the Saskatchewan Entertainment Expo September 15-16, 2018.

Test your mettle (and metal!) against the best 150g, 1lb and 3lb robots in Canada and see if you can get your name engraved on the Kilobots Cups!

Over 15,000 people will be in attendance this year, plus the full event will be televised!


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 $35 for adults and $10 for children. One free pass per team; contact us for additional passes.

Also check out the Expo celebrities! The first four announced have been Billy Dee Williams, Doug Jones, Gates McFadden, and Ryan Hurst!



Registration closes Sept 1st, two weeks prior to the event.  Make sure to check out the SCRC "house rules" here:

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Are there Prizes?

Yes!! Kilobots awards the top placing teams BUT ALSO there are many other awards, such as: Best Design, Most Entertaining, Most 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 year's prizes, and we will update this as we contact our sponsors again this year!

Big Blue Saw has donated $250 in gift certificates,

BotBitz has donated $250 in gift certificates,

Robot MarketPlace has donated $250 in gift certificates,

Pololu Robotics and Electronics has donated ~$500 in parts,

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

FingerTech Robotics has donated $250 in gift certificates.

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