Southeast Michigan Robot Kerfuffle (SMIRK)


Robot Smashing League :

Remy deGuzman :

Southeast Michigan Robot Kerfuffle (SMIRK) will be the inaugural Michigan combat robot competition hosted by Robot Smashing League. We will be in the Crossroads Community Church in Ottawa Lake, MI. We will have both 1 lb (antweight) and 3 lb (beetleweight) robots going head-to-head in an enclosed 8’ x 8’ arena.

The arena is a brand-new build, using 1515 and 1020 extrusion from, who are also partially subsidizing the build! We will update this listing with some glamour shots of the arena after it is completed.

The tournament format for both antweight and beetleweight classes will be a modified Swiss tournament with 4 rounds ending with a single elimination bracket for the top 4 robots.

Sign Ups: There are open spots for 32 antweight (1 lbs) bots and 16 beetleweight (3 lbs) bots, with a limit of 2 antweight bots and 1 beetleweight bot per driver.

Registration opens April 25th at 10AM EDT.

Date: June 29, 2024

Location: Crossroads Community Church [6960 Sylvania Petersburg Rd. Ottawa Lake, MI 49267] 

Venue: Has plenty of space for pits (tables & chairs are provided), but please bring an extension cord. Additional TVs will be set up to view the fights.

Food:  TBD

Arena: 8’ x 8’, wood floor

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.

Social Links: Please subscribe to our Youtube Channel.

Shop: Need any items before the event, check out

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

Location: 6960 Sylvania-Petersburg Rd, Ottawa Lake, MI 49267, USA


Date: Saturday, June 29, 2024

Begin: 09:00

End: 19:00

Registration: April 25, 2024 - June 28, 2024

Bot Class Registrations
Antweight 38
Beetleweight 33