Robot Ruckus 2021

Presented By Robot Ruckus

Orlando, FL, US

November 14 - November 12, 2021

Event Information

Organizer: Robot Ruckus
Location: Orlando, FL US
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Starts: Nov 14, 2021
Ends: Nov 12, 2021

Event Organizers

Robot Ruckus

Robot Classes / Competitions

Category Robot Class Maximum
Pit Crew
Combat 1 lb - Antweight 32 31 Robots None 20.00 USD 3 Per Robot
Combat 3 lb - Beetleweight 32 30 Robots None 20.00 USD 3 Per Robot
Combat 12 lb - Hobbyweight 24 17 Robots None 20.00 USD 3 Per Robot
Combat 30 lb - 30lb Sportsman's Class 24 8 Robots None 30.00 USD 3 Per Robot
Combat 220 lb - Heavyweight 24 14 Robots None 50.00 USD 4 Per Robot

Event Description

Robot Ruckus returns to Maker Faire Orlando 2021 on November 13th 14th! Insect battles will be run in an 8x8 arena, which has a non-ferrous floor with a pit in one corner. Bigger bots will be run in an 16x32 arena which has a steel floor. Everything up to 12;b will be full contact, and the 30s and 250s will be "sportsman" style. Insect weightclasses will be double-competition and use the SPARC ruleset. 12s, 30s, and 250s will be a pools fight format using a modified SPARC ruleset. Entry fees are $20 for insects and 12lb, $30 for 30lb, and $50 for 250 Sportsman. Due to time and space constraints, a team may only enter robots into either the insect weightclasses or the bigger weightclasses. You may not be competing in both arenas Registration for 2021 will be done in two waves. Wave 1 will open on July 3rd with limited slots available. Teams that register in this wave have until July 31st to submit entry fees and registration paperwork. Teams that fail to complete these steps by July 31st will be dropped. Wave 2 will open Saturday, August 7th at 3PM Eastern US time with the remaining slots open. Robot Ruckus will be run in conjunction with Maker Faire Orlando ( at the Central Florida Fairgrounds. Teams will be provided with entry to Maker Faire Orlando, though registration does not give you access to the Saturday VIP event. The Central Florida Fairgrounds are location at: 4603 West Colonial Drive Orlando, Florida 32808 Check in will be in the afternoon/evening Friday November 12th, with limited check-in Saturday morning. Volunteers to help setup/tear-down the arenas on the days before are greatly appreciated, as are volunteers to help keep the event running! Questions can be asked at Maker Faire Orlando is a family-friendly event with lots to do for all ages. Invite family and friends to watch you battle and enjoy all the Maker Faire has to offer!

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