Robot Battles has been staging robotic combat
competitions (mostly) around the southern United States.
Battles is one of the oldest continuously running
robotic combat competitions in the world, with annual
events currently held in in Atlanta at
Nashville at the
Geek Media Expo, and in
and at the
Chattanooga Mini Maker Faire.
We have also held events in Alabama, Colorado, Florida,
North Carolina and as far away as Barcelona, Spain.
proudly trace our roots to the
Denver Mad Scientists Club
and are a direct descendent of the "Critter
Crunch" robotic competition held every year at MileHiCon
in Denver, which began back in 1987 (and is still going
just what makes Robot Battles different from other
robotic events? Well, we don't have a TV show, we don't
have supermodels, and we don't have huge cash prizes.
What we do have is a creatively unique host, some of the
most imaginative builders and designers in the sport,
and the most involved audiences in the country (in our
humble opinion). And, of course, lots and lots of very
intense one-on-one mechanical mayhem matches. Which is
what it's all about.
UPDATE: We'll be back home over the Labor Day Weekend for
Robot Battles 60
all started for us over a quarter-century ago:
This will also be a two-day competition involving all
four weight classes, with the micros on Sunday and the
12 and 30 pounders on Monday. Both competitions will be
held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. Details are posted on
Facebook Event page (as
well as answers to any questions you may have).
UPDATE: There have been a number of
to the ruleset. Basically, we've adjusted the
insect weight class rules to make tournaments run
faster, due to the increasing number of contestants
entering each event.
have more details as we get closer to the event along
with a Facebook Event Page for competitors and fans
alike. Hope to see you this summer! As always, if you have any questions about the rules
or either of the events (or future events),
contact us directly,
ask us on
Facebook or join our
Yahoo! Group. And while
you're at it, how about
doing a little shopping?
Get all your logoed apparel (and more) in the Robot Battles Marketplace!
opened the doors on our
Robot Battles Marketplace,
chock full of logo apparel for men, women and kids,
along with mugs, flasks, stickers, patches, bags,
glassware and even our own Robot Battles Teddy Bear.
Come shop today!