Clash of the Bots 2023


Chuck Butler :

Carolina Combat Robots and The Schiele Museum of Natural History in Gastonia NC presents  "Clash of the Bots 2023".  This will be a Bug event, for full combat up to 3 pounds fighting in an 8 x 8 arena.

To register for the 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.

Modified double elimination (single final fight) and SPARC rules apply.  

Event information:

Location: Schiele Museum Gastonia NC

Check-in and safety inspections: Friday night  3pm-5pm and Saturday 7-8:30am

Builders’ meeting: 8:30am

Competition: 9am-6pm (Museum Hours may be different)

Fees: (includes 2 pit passes per robot)

Once Registration fills up any additional registrations will move to the wait list.

PLEASE upload a picture of your robot!  If you can build a robot you should be able to figure out how to upload a picture!

Release form and payment due Midnight June 17th 2023.  If Registration is full then anyone not paid and paperwork not received will be dropped to make room for others on the wait list.  Release Form located at:


Some important rules:

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


Date: Saturday, June 24, 2023

Begin: 10:00

End: 18:00

Bot Class Registrations
150g - Fairyweight 14
1lb - Antweight 16
3lb - Beetleweight 13