Results and Upcoming Events
Dec. 17, 2007 –
Jan. 11, 2008
Roaming Robots presented a
corporate show on December
8th at the Williams F1 HQ and
Conference Centre Christmas party,
and an educational workshop on
December 10th at St. Albans School.
Wreck-The-Halls was presented
by Carolina Combat Robots in
Greensboro, NC on December 29,
2007. Results are as follows:
● Antweights — 1st: “Big Buzz,”
Team Kelly PA.
● Beetleweights — 1st: “Pure Dead
Brilliant,” Team Rolling Thunder.
● Hobbyweight — 1st: Apollyon,”
Team Near Choas Robotics; 2nd: “Cheep
Shot 3.0,” Team Rolling Thunder.
RoboChallenge presented their
Thinktank Christmas Special
December 28th and 29th in
Birmingham, England. Results are
● Featherweight Tag Team
Competition — 1st: “Beauty” (FP
flipper), “Rip” (LP flipper); 2nd: “Little
Hitter” (CO2 powered Axe), “G3”
Upcoming Events for
March – April 2008
Roaming Robots will present
Easter Robot Rumble on 3/22-
23/2008 at Colchester Leisure World
in Colchester, UK. Go to www.roam
ingrobots.co.uk for more details.
Central Illinois Bot Brawl 2008
will be presented by Central
Illinois Robotics Club in Peoria, IL
on 3/29/2008. Go to http://circ.
mtco.com for more details.
Categories will be: RC Combat (1
lb Ants only), Autonomous Sumo ( 3
kg, 500 g, LEGO), Line Following, Line
Maze. Entry fee is $7 per entry if you
pre-register, $10 per entry for walk-ins. Free admission for spectators.
BotsIQ will hold a Regional
Competition on 3/28-29/2008 in
Pittsburg, PA. Go to www.bots
iq.org for more details.
Roaming Robots will hold an
event on 4/6/2008 at the
Fenton Manor Sports Complex, City
Road, Fenton, Stoke on Trent, ST4
2RR, UK. Go to www.roaming
robots.co.uk for more details.
Robots Live will hold an event
4/12-13/2008 at Olympos
Burgess Hill, The Triangle, Triangle
Way, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15
8WA UK. Go to www.robots
live.co.uk for more details.
Seattle Bot Battles 2008 will be presented by Western Allied Robotics
in Seattle, WA on 4/12/2008 at the
Seattle Center’s “Center House.” Go
for more details.
Event Time: 12:00 noon - 6:00
pm, Safety Inspection: 10:00 am to
11: 30 am. One and Three pound
bots. Format: Double Elimination or
Round Robin (RFL Rules). No ICE or
open flames. Entry Fee: $25 for first
3 lb or 1 lb robot. Additional robots
are half price. Special entry fee
considerations for builders who are
under 18. Arena: 8 x 8.
Rotunda Rumble will be presented
by Synergy Robotics Entertainment
in Minneapolis, MN, on 4/25-27/2008.
Go to www.kickbot.org for more
Perform in front of thousands of
screaming fans at the largest tourism
destination in the world. The Mall
of America, Synergy Robotics
Entertainment, and the CRCA are
proud to announce “Rotunda Rumble.”
Rotunda Rumble will feature multiple
weight classes in both the STUDENT
and PROFESSIONAL leagues. The main
event will run 150 gram, Ant (1 lb),
Beetle ( 3 lb), Hobbyweight ( 12 lb),
15lb, and Featherweight ( 30 lb) classes.
Prizes: Student 15 lb Class;
$2,500 in merchandise for 1st Place,
Trophies to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place.
Professional 12 lb and 30 lb Class;
$500 to 1st Place, Trophies to 1st,
2nd, and 3rd Place.
BotsIQ: The Competition 2008 will
be presented by BotsIQ in Miami
Beach, FL on 4/30/2008-5/4/2008. Go
to www.botsiq.org for more details.
All teams are welcome to
compete in the following categories:
Table Top (Task oriented — same
game as last year); 15 pound
competition — Middle Schools, High
Schools, and Post Secondary
Institutions; 120 Pound Competition
— High School and Post Secondary
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