Robotics Combat Event

Norwalk Havoc Robot League badge May 2021

Norwalk Havoc Robot League May 2021

The Norwalk Havoc Robot League is a Robot Combat Fighting league based in Norwalk, CT. We welcome competitors of all ages and skill sets. Our goal is to produce fun and exciting events that will garner a large internet following.


Norwalk Havoc Robot League May 2021

Norwalk May 2021


May 15th is the 3rd event in the NHRL 2021 season. We will be fighting all weight classes. Our hope is to allow spectators and concessions on site. We will be handing out a total of $4,200 dollars in cash prizes! Registration is free as always! We are hoping to be able to invite spectators. There will be a cost to spectate the event.


Sign Up Here


Event Details:

  • Check in with the event staff and get your badge and make sure they know you are here
  • Setup at your pit. All pits are first come first serve
  • Pass Safety. We will check your weapon lock and verify your radio failsafe.
  • Get your bot’s picture taken. We cannot start the event without a picture for every bot.
  • Join the discord for day of event updates
  • Double check the rules.
  • If your bot does well towards the end of the day you must be ready to fight after a minimum of 20 minutes
  • NHRL Includes an audience triggered Encore which can add 30 seconds to the fight. These usually only happen towards the back half of the day
  • If you have time. Create or update the wiki page for your bot. You can view the pages we in the 3lb Category.

Norwalk May 2021 Robot Classes:

The Brackets for this event will be posted the evening of May 8th 2021.

  • 3lb Full Combat – Hoping for 64 Bots (Will close registration at 72 Bots)
  • 12 Sportsman – Up to 16 Bots may compete
  • 12 Full Combat – Up to 24 Bots
  • 30lb Full Combat – Up to 24 Bots


  • May 15th 2021.
  • Arrive by 9:30a!
  • We would like the first fight to start at 10a EST
  • 10am – Fights begin
  • 10pm- End of Event

Travel to NHRL:

CT Has recently relaxed its travel restrictions. Currently travel is allowed from all 50 states without quarantine.


COVID Precautions at NHRL:

We will be taking social distancing precautions during this event.

  • You must wear a mask
  • Get vaccinated if you can an appointment!
  • Get tested before and after you come if you can
  • Follow the CT Travel Guidelines
  • Both socially distanced indoor pits and outdoor pit space will be available


  • Signup are open. Click here to signup.
  • 3lb Signups are full. Signing up at as 3lb will put you on the waitlist
  • Waitlists will be updated every Friday at 4p EST
  • View Current Registrations Here
  • We are looking for staff / crew to help us make this the best event yet
  • Volunteer Here!
  • More information about crew roles
  • Registration closes at 8p EST May 7th
  • Brackets will be posted May 8th!


Norwalk Havoc seeks to hold fun and exciting Robot Combat Events. Our goal is to continue to foster and grow this amazing community of hobbyists and elevate the sport of Robot Combat. All of our events are live-streamed on the internet and we seek to deliver production values on par with a live sporting event. Over the long term, our goal is to build an online following that will generate revenue to allow us to host more events and expand the sport.

Event Overview

Our events are grouped into annual seasons. Seasons last 1 year. Each season will consist of 6 to 4 open tournaments, and the top 4 winners of each of the tournaments will be invited back to fight in the finals event held in December of the calendar year. The tournaments are double-elimination style ensuring all competitors who enter to fight get to fight at least 2 matches.

See the full rules set here:


  • All robots must have a weapon lock that prevents any spinning weapons from moving outside of the cage.
  • All robots must have a way to turn off power without disassembling the robot.
  • All robots must pass a radio fail safe test.


Depending on the current state of re-opening we expect to be able to offer spectators the chance to come watch the matches live. We will make a final call on spectators on May 8th. We plan to open our doors for spectators at 9:30a. We plan to charge $10.00 for all day access for all spectators over the age of 2. Robot combat is dangerous and there will be weapons and dangerous things around. We will ask you sign a release prior to entering the space.

  • Food trucks in the parking lot.
  • On site concessions
  • A collectable badge that allows for all day re-entry
  • A staff guided tour of the pits
  • Time to hang out with the competitors post fight


This event will be streamed live. Come see us at Norwalk May 2021

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