Midwest Robot Rumble - MRCA Qualifier


Doug Hepfer :     dhepfer@grandvilleboosters.org

We will be hosting our first MRCA qualifying combat robot competition at the new Robotics Competition Center in Grandville, MI. 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: Double Elimination

Sign Ups: There are open spots for 48 antweight (1 lbs) bots and 48 beetleweight (3 lbs) bots, with a limit of 2 bots per driver.

Sign up starts April 2nd at 10:00AM EST

Date: June 1, 2024 Location: Grandville Robotics Competition Center, 4900 Canal SW, Grandville, MI  49418

Venue: This new competition center is the only built-for-purpose robotics competition center in the country.  Ample bleacher seating for spectators, large-scale audience and pit video displays to view the fights, comfortable pits with tables, chairs, and power.

Antweight & Beetleweight Prizes:

Food: Food trucks on site serving BBQ, burgers, and sweet treats.

Sponsors: This event is hosted in the Grandville Robotics Competition Center, sponsored by Westwood AI (https://www.westwoodai.com/) Additional event sponors to be announced in April.

Arenas: This event will play in four, 8' x 8' arenas, plywood floors with traction paint


Entry Fee: $40 per bot.

Ruleset: This event will follow MRCA rules

Spectators: Spectators are welcome and free to attend and doors open at 10am

Live Stream: This event will be live streamed on our YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/@TheRoboDawgs

Social Links: Please subscribe to TheRoboDawgs YouTube Channel.  Follow events at this competition center on our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61556070674257

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

Please email robodawgs@grandvillerobotics.com if you have any questions.

Location: 4900 Canal Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49418, USA


Date: Saturday, June 01, 2024

Begin: 08:00

End: 18:00

Registration: April 02, 2024 - June 30, 2024

Bot Class Registrations
1lb - Antweight 34
3lb - Beetleweight 25