EVENT REP RT:
PennBots — The Second Annual Battle at Yellow Breeches
PennBots — the Robot Club of Pennsylvania — hosted their
Second Annual Fall Fling on
November 17, 2012 at the Yellow
Breeches Middle School in Boiling
Springs, PA. The small but
dedicated group of fighting robot
enthusiasts (Figure 1) from
● by Dave Graham
Pennsylvania and Maryland met to
determine who was the best in
three Insect weight classes: Flea
(a.k.a., Fairy), 150 grams; Ant, one
pound; and Beetle, three pounds.
Corporate sponsors SERVO
Magazine, Pololu, and Finger Tech
Robotics ensured a bounty of
fighting robot mechanical and
electrical components awaited the
FIGURE 1. PennBots Fall Fling competitors and their bots.
FIGURE 2. Fleaweight bot Baby V.
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FIGURE 3. Fleaweight bot Little Red Riding Hood.