Bay Area Bot Battles August 2023


Brandon Kittredge :

Come to our shop in Richmond, CA to battle your combat robots in our 8'x8'x4' Beetleweight arena with wood floor & 4'x4'x2' Antweight arena with steel floors. Pictures and videos of the venue are on our Facebook page. The event will include Beetleweight (3lb.) and Antweight (1lb.) combat divisions with double elimination. For robot construction guidelines and rules please refer to the SPARC  "Robot Construction Specifications v1.3" PDF. Please submit a photo or CAD photo of your robot with registration. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in all weight classes will receive a trophy & gift certificate to Battle Robot Kit. Limit of 2 bots, per driver, per weight class.

Battles start at 10am. Safety checks start at 8am. We will be open at 6am if some people want to come help set up and get organized.

Please bring a power strip. We have a few available if you don't have one.

Free to spectators.

Click on links to pay if your are marked "Competing". Do not pay if you are on the waitlist.

$20 fee for each Antweight

$25 fee for each Beetleweight

Live video will be streamed on Twitch TV

For any questions on the rules, please email

No Flamethrowers

Help with running these events is greatly needed to move foward with this event. If you'd like to volunteer with setting up the arena, judging, pit-running, safety checkins or arena tear-down please contact Brandon Kittredge: Volunteers will receive free lunch and an event T-Shirt

Location: 603 S 8th St, Richmond, CA 94804, USA


Date: Saturday, August 26, 2023

Begin: 08:00

End: 17:00

Registration: June 15, 2023 - August 15, 2023

Bot Class Registrations
1lb - Antweight 23
3lb - Beetleweight 17