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Utah Bot Brawl 09.18.21

Come join fellow robot combat enthusiasts in Utah’s Bi-Annual Combat Robotics Event: The Utah Bot Brawl, September 18th. This will be an outdoor event featuring 3lb Beetleweights and 1lb Plastic Antweights. Check out the Utah Combat Robotics website for details and registration.

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Utah Bot Brawl 09.18.21

Utah Bot Brawl – Event Details:

The Utah Bot Brawl is primarily a 3lb Beetleweight event, but for this event we will also include a 1lb Plastic Antweight division. All Antweights must comply with “4.4 Plastic Classes” requirements listed in SPARC Ruleset.

Utah Bot Brawl – Registration:

All Utah Bot Brawl Bots must be registered by 11:59 pm MST, September 18th. However, we encourage early registration for planning purposes.

REGISTER HERE:

 

Weight Classes:

Robot Class Entry Fee Slots
Plastic Antweight (1lb) $25.00 20
Beetleweight (3lb) $25.00 30


Registration for individual bots, either Beetleweight or Antweight, will be $25. If you are competing in both Beetleweight and Antweight divisions you can get a combo registration to register both bots for the discounted price of $40.

Utah Bot Brawl Prizes: 


Beetleweight:

  • 1st place = $100 Cash Prize
  • 2nd place = $50 Sponsor Gift Card
  • Crowd Favorite = $50 Cash Prize

Antweight:

  • 1st place = $25 Sponsor Gift Card

Schedule:

  • 9:00am-9:50am – Utah Bot Brawl Competitor Check in, Weigh in and Safety Check
  • 10:00am – Fights begin
  • 5:00pm- End of Event

Rules:

Utah Combat Robotics uses the standard SPARC Ruleset. Please reach out with any questions or clarifications.

Safety:

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

  1. Bot weight is within weight limit, 3lb for Beetleweight, 1lb for Antweight

  2. Bot fits in 8×8’ arena and can enter through the 20×20” door

  3. Authorized wireless communications are used

  4. All motors Failsafe when radio signal is lost

  5. All weapons have a weapon lock

  6. No obvious violations of SPARC build specs for class


Arena and Hazards:

We will be updating our trapdoor to remain closed the first 2 minutes of each fight, the trapdoor will open during the last minute of the fight. This will allow for longer, more aggressive fights while still allowing wedges/pushers to be competitive for beginners.

 

Pits:

Each team will be allowed 3 members, only team members will be allowed in the pits. Each team will be provided a 2×5’ folding table and a power strip.

Tournament Style:

Tournament will be double elimination. All bots must be present during the designated check in time in order to compete.

Teams:

All Competitor teams are allowed up to 3 members, only team members will be allowed to drive or allowed in the pit.

Spectating:

Spectators tickets will be $10. Make Salt Lake members will receive $3 off admission.

Video:

We will have a camera inside the arena in order to provide better quality video. We will try to have videos of all fights available online the day of the event.

 

All purchases at the event, including at-the-door ticket purchases, swag, and concessions will only be accepted through Venmo. Tickets can be purchased online by credit card.

Please reach out if you have any questions about the event.

We are looking forward to seeing you all.

Get ready for some robot carnage!


Want to compete, but not sure how to get started? Check out our Five Step Plan!

Ready to dive in? Try an Antweight kit!



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