RSL at the Armory

Presented By Robot Smashing League

Hastings, MN, US

February 17, 2024

Event Information

Organizer: Robot Smashing League
Location: 3050 MN-316
Hastings, MN 55033

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Starts: Feb 17, 2024
Ends: Feb 17, 2024

Robot Classes / Competitions

Category Robot Class Maximum
Pit Crew
Combat 1 lb - Antweight Unlimited None None 0.00 USD Unlimited
Combat 3 lb - Beetleweight Unlimited None None 0.00 USD Unlimited

Event Description

MRCA’s first qualifying combat robot competition of the season hosted by Robot Smashing League. We will be at the National Guard Armory in Hastings, MN. We will have 1 lb (antweight) and 3 lb (beetleweight) robots going head-to-head in an enclosed 8’ x 8’ arena.

Tournament Format: The antweight and beetleweight brackets will be a modified Swiss tournament going down to single elimination. 

Sign Ups: There are open spots for 32 antweight (1 lbs) bots and 16 beetleweight (3 lbs) bots, with a limit of 2 antweight bots and 1 beetleweight bot per driver. Sign up starts January 4th at 10:00AM CST

Date: February 17, 2024

Location: Hastings National Guard Armory America. 586 [3050 MN-316, Hastings, MN 55033]

Venue: Has plenty of space for pits (tables & chairs are provided) please bring an extension cord. There will be a couple of TVs to view the fights.

Antweight & Beetleweight Prizes:

Food: TBD

Sponsors: RFA Engineering has graciously provided the arena. RFA Engineering is a comprehensive mechanical, electrical, and embedded software engineering company that offers product development services to all types of Off-Highway equipment manufactures!

Arena: 8’ x 8’, TBD on floor type and pit/pushout

Rough Schedule:

  • 8:00am – Doors Open
  • 9:00am – Safety Opens
  • 10:00am – Doors Open for Spectators and fights begin

Entry Fee: $30 per bot

Ruleset: This event will follow MRCA rules

Spectators: Spectators are welcome and free to attend and doors open at 11am.

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