Clash Of The Bots 2019


Chuck Butler :

The Schiele Museum of Natural History in Gastonia NC ( )present The 10th Annual Schiele Museum "Clash of the Bots 2018".

 This will be a Bug event, for full combat up to 3 pounds fighting in an 8 x 8 arena, and a Bot Hockey competition which will be using a 12 ft. X 20 ft. arena for hockey bots up to 15 lbs.

For Bot Hockey you can register as a team of 3 bots, or individuals that will be teamed up with other individuals to create teams.  Schools bot hockey teams are encouraged to compete.

To Register for this event go to

There will be other robotic activities at the Museum during the event, so 900 MHz, 2.4GHz, or spectrum radios are required. Any other frequency must have prior approval.

Standard double elimination and SPARC rules apply.

Event information:

Location: Schiele Museum Gastonia NC

Check-in and safety inspections: Friday night  7-9pm  and Saturday 7-8:30am

Builders’ meeting: 8:30am

Competition: 9am-7pm (Museum Hours may be different)


Fees: (includes 2 pit passes per robot)

Fleaweight= $10

Antweight= $15

Beetleweight= $15

Bot Hockey=$No cost to enter!!  This is a 15lb weight class.

  If Registration fills up then e-mail Chuck at to get on the waiting list

Release form and payment due Midnight May 19th 2019.  If Registration is full then anyone not paid and paperwork not recieved will be dropped to make

room for others on the wait list and those waiting to sign up. 

Release Form located at;


Some important rules:

- No flame weapons.

- No gas-powered robots.

- If you are using LiPo’s, you must have LiPo bags. All Lipo batterys must be in a LiPo bag while charging.

- Bring your own power strips.

- A weapon lock is required for all weapons.

  - A switch and power light is required. A jumper is acceptable in place of a switch as long as it can be easily and quickly connected and disconnected. 

Location: 1500 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054, USA


Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019

Begin: 07:00

End: 19:00