PA Bot Blast 2012

Presented By Dreadfully Wicked Robots

Bloomsburg, PA, US

July 21, 2012

Event Information

Organizer: Dreadfully Wicked Robots
Location: Bloomsburg, PA US
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Starts: Jul 21, 2012
Ends: Jul 21, 2012

Robot Classes / Competitions

Category Robot Class Maximum
Pit Crew
Combat 150 g - Fairyweight 16 8 Robots None 15.00 USD 10 Per Robot
Combat 1 lb - Antweight 26 11 Robots None 20.00 USD 10 Per Robot
Combat 3 lb - Beetleweight 16 10 Robots None 25.00 USD 10 Per Robot
Combat 6 lb - Mantis 16 7 Robots None 25.00 USD 10 Per Robot

Event Description

Dreadfully Wicked Robots presents Northeastern PA's annual 150g through 6 lb combat robot event for the 5th consecutive year. The event will be located in the center gazebo of the beautiful Columbia Mall just off I-80 in Bloomsburg, PA.

Trophies, plaques, and great prizes (Sponsored by SEARS) for the top 3 in each class, including the "Golden Lights" trophy to each class champion. Plus special awards for Best Engineered, Coolest Robot, Best Driver, Most Destructive Robot, and a Long Distance Award for the team that traveled the furthest to attend the Bot Blast. Prizes will also be awarded to the official Rumble winners in each class. Being that this is our 5TH ANNUAL event, we will have many extra special awards and giveaways in addition to the usual prizes!

The Columbia Mall is just off Interstate-80 Exit 232 (Buckhorn/Bloomsburg Exit) in Bloomsburg PA. The address is 225 Columbia Mall Drive, Bloomsburg PA 17815.

8:00am: doors open/check-in
9:00am: safety begins
10:45am: mandatory drivers meeting
11:00am: matches begin
Should be finished by 7pm
Awards immediately after final match

$15 per fairyweight (150g), $20 per antweight (1lb), $25 per beetleweight (3lb) and $25 per mantisweight (6lb). Fees will be collected at the event during check-in... cash or checks accepted. Please do not send payment before the event.

The Bot Blast Box is 8'x8' with double 1/4" thick polycarbonate walls. 4" high wooden bumpers. Floor is wood. Check website for photos and youtube for videos.

ANYONE who enters the pit area must sign the release of liability. You may print it and bring it with you to the event, or sign one at the event when you arrive at check-in. ALL competitors or crew members under age 18 MUST also have the waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.
The release of liability can downloaded here:

Complete Tournament Information can be found at our website:

Get Ready to Have a BLAST!

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