Event Details

  

MACRO Summer Sumo!
Presented By:  Mid-Atlantic Combat Robotics Organization
Location:  Timonium, MD
Competition Date: 8/25/2018

5 Robots Registered

Registration Information:
Registration Opens:  6/25/2018
Registration Closes:  8/25/2018
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Contact Information:
Organizer: Ricky Willems
Safety Coordinator: Ricky Willems
Registration Coordinator: Ricky Willems

Competition Description:
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UPDATE!
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Hello everyone! To give everyone a little more time to build and to line up with another event at the STAR Academy, we've moved the date of this event to Aug 25th. Hope to see you there!
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Sign up for the inaugural event of the Mid-Atlantic Combat Robotics Organization: Summer Somu! Hosted at the STAR Academy outside Baltimore Maryland, and sponsored by the Towson Makerspace at Stanley Black and Decker, well be hosting our first 12lb sumo-sportsman event!

Were building momentum to get our 30lb full combat enclosure built, so please come out and support robotics in our area and show our sponsors how fun this sport can be. Prizes will include custom plaques, Stanley/Black&Decker/DeWalt tools, and more. Aggressive and damaging robots are heavily encouraged within the bounds of the ruleset below. If you have another weapon idea that meets the intent but not the letter of the rules, please contact the event organizers for approval. Silly and terrible bots are encouraged as well come out and have a good time with it.

LOCATION:
2032 Greenspring Drive Timonium, MD 21093

RULES & PROCEDURES:
The 12lb platform sumo ruleset can be found HERE

SCHEDULE:
8:00am: Doors open & check-in begins
10:45am: Mandatory meeting
11:00am: Fights Begin
**Robots MUST be through safety/weigh-in before 10:45am or they will NOT be able to compete... make sure your robots work and don't be late! No exceptions!**
Event should be finished by 5pm.
Rumbles will be held just before the finals (finalists are not permitted to compete in the rumble)
Awards Presentation will be immediately after the finals.

FEES:
$30 per robot, with up to 5 team members per entry fee.
Admission for spectators over 18 is $10.
Admission for spectators under 18 is $5,
Children under 5 enter free.

ARENA:
Approximately 16x16 of painted plywood raised 1 to 2 feet off of the ground. The arena will be open on 2 to 4 sides. It may have additional dropouts added or obstacles affixed to the surface between rounds.

EVENT WAIVER:
All spectators and participants must sign the event waiver before entering the area of the building that houses the platform or the pits. All competitors or crew members under age 18 also must have their waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.
Classes:
Robot Category Robot Class Entry Fee Slots
Sumo 12lb Sumo $30.00 Unlimited



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