Robotics Combat Event

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First State Fights Two! 10.23.21

Sponsored by First State Hobbies, Servo City, CNC Madness, Fingertech Robotics, and ItGresa Robotics, First State Fights is our combat robotics event for fairyweight and antweight bots. The fights are great, and the barriers to entry are low. Join our event for some great robot fighting!

OVERVIEW

First State Fights Two! 10.23.21

General:

First State Fights: The Sequel!
Check out one of the Northeast’s premier combat Robotics events: First State Fights, put on by Bayside Robotics for your viewing pleasure. Welcome to our second event! Join us!


Event Details:

If you are interested in competing and there are no spots left please get on the waitlist as well as messaging us on facebook. We will make every effort to allow in as many bots as possible within the timetable.

Special thanks to our host First State Hobbies!


Registration:

Registration: July 27, 2021 – October 23, 2021

Registration fee and waiver will be handled day of the event. Additional robots with the SAME driver will be $20 per robot.

REGISTER HERE:


COVID Considerations:

Check our updates and state guidelines, as our event in February was canceled due to COVID. We do believe that things are improving, so we don’t expect to have to cancel.


First State Fights Weight Classes:

Robot Class Entry Fee Slots
Fairyweight (150g) $30.00 8
Antweight 1lb $30.00 24
3D Printed Plastic Antweight 1lb $30.00 16

Schedule:

  • 9am – First State Fights begin
  • 9pm – Venue Closes

Fights will continue until complete or venue closes.


Rules:

  1. Construction Rules
  2. Tournament Procedures
  3. Match Rules


Safety:

All bots will be required to pass a safety check verifying the following:

  1. All weapons must have a proper lock.
  2. All lipoly batteries MUST be stored/charged in a lipo sack.
  3. All robots must be wheels up while in the pits
  4. If you activate your robot for any reason while NOT in the arena you will be removed from the tournament


Sponsors:

We’re very grateful to our sponsors! Thank you for helping make this event a reality!

 

Arena and Hazards:

Arena is 6×6 plywood floor. 1/4″ minimum thickness polycarbonate walls with one corner of the arena having a lip creating a pit. If you end up in the pit you will have a 10 second countdown to get out. If you cannot get out, the match will be called.

 

Pits:

Pits will be provided but please bring your own extension cords/power strips just in case.


Tournament Style:

Format will be double elimination depending on participation. If registration does not fill we will most likely run round robin.

Interested in combat robotics? Want to compete? Not sure how to get started? Try an Antweight kit!

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