Update: We are expanding this event to 48 spots for the antweight competition! Please see below for additional updated information.
Minnesota Mecha-Melee will be an MRCA Qualifing event. We will be in the Community Center Gym. Mecha-Melee will have both 1 lb (antweight) and 3 lb (beetleweight) robots going head-to-head in an enclosed 8’ x 8’ arena.
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.
Date: July 15th, 2023
Location: Maple Grove Community Center Gym [12951 Weaver Lake Rd Maple Grove, MN 55369]
RFA Engineering has graciously provided the arena and event funding. 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!
Palm Beach Bots has provided banners and prizes. PBB is a domestic combat robotics parts supplier. A great source to get started with ordering parts and kits.
Repeat Robotics has provided prizes and is one of the fastest growing robot suppliers, providing premium combat robot products at reasonable prices in order to increase the competitiveness of combat robots around the country.
Arena: 8’ x 8’ x 4', Vinyl floor, will have a pit
9:00am – Doors Open
9:30am – Safety Opens
10:30am – Antweight Fights Start
1:30pm – Beetleweight Fights Start
Entry Fee: $25 per robot
Ruleset: This event will follow MRCA rules.
Spectators: Spectators are welcome and free to attend.
Food: The event is being held during Maple Grove Days festival. As a result, there will be plenty of food options available.
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