The Schiele Museum of Natural History in Gastonia NC ( http://www.schielemuseum.org/ )present The Schiele Museum “Clash of the Bots 2017″. 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.
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.
Location: Schiele Museum Gastonia NC
Check-in and safety inspections: 8-9:30am
Builders’ meeting: 9:30am
Fees: (includes 2 pit passes per robot)
Bot Hockey=$No cost to enter!! This is a 15lb weight class. If interested in doing a 3 lb weight class please contact Chuck.
Release form and payment due June 15th 2017
Release Form located at; http://www.carolinacombat.com/Agreement.pdf
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.