RSL at the Armory in April


Robot Smashing League :

We will be hosting a second MRCA qualifying combat robot competition at the National Guard Armory in Hastings, MN. The competition will include 1 lb (antweight) and 3 lb (beetleweight) weight classes going head-to-head in an enclosed 8’ x 8’ arena.

Tournament Format: Modified Swiss into Single Elimination

Sign Ups: There are open spots for 48 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 February 19th at 10:00AM CST

Date: April 27, 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: Minne’s on Glenwood will be back again serving Sliders, Chicago Dogs and Street Polish. El huarache food truck will also be on site with a variety of Mexican food options.

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:

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.

Live Stream: This event will be live streamed here:

Social Links: Please subscribe to our Youtube Channel

Volunteers: If you are interested in volunteering, please fill out this form.

Stay-tuned for details about the livestream and feel free to email if you have any questions.

Location: 3050 Red Wing Blvd, Hastings, MN 55033, USA


Date: Saturday, April 27, 2024

Begin: 10:00

End: 18:30

Registration: February 19, 2024 - April 26, 2024

Bot Class Registrations
1lb Antweight 50
3lb Beetleweight 16