Florida State Fair Frenzy

Presented By AMROC Fab Lab

Tampa, FL, US

February 18, 2023

Event Information

Organizer: AMROC Fab Lab
Location: 4800 US Hwy. 301 North
Tampa, FL 33610

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Starts: Feb 18, 2023
Ends: Feb 18, 2023
Website: https://amroctampabay.com/steamfestatflstatefair/

Event Organizers

Terri Willingham

Robot Classes / Competitions

Category Robot Class Maximum
Pit Crew
Combat 150 g - Fairyweight Unlimited 11 Robots None 20.00 USD Unlimited
Combat 1 lb - Antweight Unlimited 21 Robots None 20.00 USD Unlimited
Combat 3 lb - Beetleweight Unlimited 10 Robots None 20.00 USD Unlimited

Event Description

2nd Annual Florida State Fair Frenzy

Last year’s inaugural Florida State Fair Frenzy was such a hit, we’ve been invited to host again at the 2023 Florida State Fair!   Held in the Florida Center at the Fair, all competitors receive tickets to enjoy the Fair after the event. The State Fair Frenzy is part of AMRoC Fab Lab's STEAMFest at the Fair .

Event Info 

  • Classes: Fairy, Ant, Beetle
  • A pre-paid registration of $20 per bot is required, which goes towards prize money for the top winners in each class.  Once your bot is approved, teams will get a link to pay their fee.
  • Prize Purse: Cash prize as a split on registration fees divided between first/second/third place.  
  • Pits: Each team will have a table and power.  Bring extension cords, power strips, lipo bags etc
  • Pre-Event email will have more detailed information about the event. 


  • Load In 10-11AM
  • Safety/Weigh In: 10:30AM
  • Fights start at noon and run at the top of each hour thru 6PM. 
  • Rules: SPARC ruleset, plus:
    • Exposed batteries are automatic forfeits
    • One postponement
    • One unstick per fight (if you become unintentionally stuck)
    • No entanglements
    • Tapouts are allowed
    • Match length: TBD day of event, will be 2-3 minutes depending fight volume
    • Double Elimination with a double final if needed.

Tournament Results 

Beetle Weight 

  • 1st Place-  Rogers Robotics: Dropkick
  • 2nd Place- Ram Robotics: Ramvac
  • 3rd Place- Junk Yard Dog: Rougaroo

Ant Weight

  • 1st Place- Purple Fire: Insomnia
  • 2nd Place- BattleBobs: Jordan
  • 3rd Place- Panzer Jagers: Looongish

Fairy Weight

  • 1st Place- Kriegs Combat: Buckeye Bot
  • 2nd Place-Kriegs Combat: Horseshow Havoc
  • 3rd Place- Push Bot: Micro Mauler

Watch tournament video here: https://youtube.com/live/lJf3-Jd-gvk

Photo Gallery

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