It’s time for the first ever Florida State Fair Frenzy Combat Robotics event , as Beetle Weight and under class robots face off in the Florida Center on Saturday, Feb. 19!  We’ll also have drone flying demos from Tampa Drones, and FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Tech Challenge robotics team demos throughout the day, as well as LEGO build fun and more!

Sponsored by Build Fight Fun! and cohosted by the Battlebots Gruff team, a home team based right here in Tampa Bay in New Port Richey.  Saturday’s competition will feature teams from around Florida including:

  • Purple Fire Robotics  from Florida Polytechnic, in Lakeland Florida
  • Extinquisher
  • Team Build Fight Fun
  • Team 51 Robotics from West Palm Beach, FL
  • Gator Battlebots
  • Lytlle cpmbat robots.
  •  Gaspars

Our new Beetle Weight Combat Robotics arena was built by The Inventorium of Pinellas Park, which is co-owned by Ryder Fitzpatrick, an alum of our own FIRST Tech Challenge Team Duct Tape.

State Fair Frenzy fights start at noon, in the main hall of the Florida Center.