Our Inaugural Lightweight Combat Robotics tournament was great fun, with over a dozen teams mixing it up in our Combat Robotics arena in center court at University Mall.

Award Winners

Fairy Weight (150 gram) 

  • 1st Place –  Lanyap
  • 2nd Place – Horseshoe Havoc

Ant  Weight (1 lb)

  • 1st -Hellfire
  • 2nd – Chonk
  • 3rd – Insomnia

Beetle Weight (3 lb)

  • 1st – Dropsaw
  • 2nd- Big G
  • 3rd – Hyper drive

Judges Award for Coolest Looking robot went to AIM Bot of Riverview, and Rock Star Volunteer went to the awesome Mr. Wayne!

Tournament Media

Check out our event album on Flickr
ROBOTICON 2022- Combat Robotics

And you can find match videos to review in our ROBOTICON 2022 YouTube Playlist

Thank You!

Enormous thanks to PLUGHITZ Live for great event streaming, to all our amazing Combat tournament volunteers.  A very special and heartfelt thank you to our event sponsors, Florida High Tech Corridor, SOFWERX, Bay Area Manufacturers Association (BAMA), Women in Defense, RD Management, Frontier Communications, and Soaring City Innovation Partnership, as well as to our program partners Scoutlier, PLUGHITZ, Tampa Bay Community Network, Stryke Esports and eSmart Recycling, without whom ROBOTICON would not be possible.

Last Day of ROBOTICON is October 29!

Saturday, October 29, marks the last of our monthlong weekend competitions, and we have three events to make your day: FIRST Tech Challenge scrimmage, VEX U College scrimmage, and our Aerial Drone Competition demos!

The event is free and open to the public, from 11 am to 5 pm with live streaming on Twitch.tv/ROBOTICONTB  .