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Bot Brawl 2012

Lakeview Museum, Peoria, IL


1st 2nd 3rd
1lb Antweight Combat Firaga 

(Eric Mueller)


(Eric Mueller)


(HockeyRunner Robotics)

3lb Beetleweight Combat One Fierce Lawn Boy 

(Gene Burbeck)

Can of Nuns 

(HockeyRunner Robotics)


(Curt Boirum)

Line Following Low Down 

(Mike Dvorsky)


(Rick Brooks)


(Mike Dvorsky)

Line Maze Full Circle 

(Mike Dvorsky)


(Len Shelton)

Mini Sumo (500g) Exspurt 

(Rick Brooks)


(Mike Dvorsky)

Hold the Line 

(Joshua Whitley)

Checkers on a Sumo Ring V-Bot 

(Matthew Dvorsky)

King Me 

(Mike Dvorsky)

3kg Sumo Executioner 

(Rick Brooks)


(Matthew Dvorsky)


(Mike Dvorsky)

Best in Show Eddie – Kinect Robot Platform 

(Rick Brooks)


Click the link below to see the NBC News 25’s story about the 2012 Central Illinois Bot Brawl:


Click the link below to see the PJStar’s article on our 2012 Central Illinois Bot Brawl:


Click the link below to see the WMBD-TV News story about the 2012 Central Illinois Bot Brawl:


Check out the July/August 2012 issue of ROBOT Magazine for an exciting article about the 2012 Central Illinois Bot Brawl:

Thanks to all of the following companies for their generous prize donations at our 2012 event!

Platinum Sponsors

Copy of FlowStone Pro for every 1st place finisher and FlowStone Enterprise for every 2nd and 3rd place finisher!


Gold Sponsors

FireBall V90 CNC Router Kit w/ Electronics


Dynomotion KFLOP 8-Axis Motion Control Board
Lakeview Research 2X Copies of USB Embedded Hosts
Electronics123 Electronics Kits and Assorted Prizes
Images Scientific Instruments Inc. ZX-CCD Robot Vision Camera, 50X Servomotor Wheels
LabJack U3-LV USB EDAQ, PS12DC Power Switching Board
SchmartBoard 5X SMT to DIP Assortments
Parallax 5X BASIC Stamp Activity Kits
NKC Electronics “Getting started with Arduino” & “Making Things Talk” Books, Robotic Kit Parts
Futaba 8FG Super 14-Channel 2.4Ghz R/C System
Lynxmotion 2X Biped BRAT Combo Kits
Robot Power 2X Wasp ESCs
Solutions-Cubed $100 Prize
Ultrasonic Sensors from MaxBotix LV-MaxSonar-EZ0, LV-MaxSonar-EZ1, LV-MaxSonar-EZ2, LV-MaxSonar-EZ3, LV-MaxSonar-EZ4, XL-MaxSonar-EZ0, 4 XL-MaxSonar-EZ2, XL-MaxSonar-EZ4, 2 XL-MaxSonar-WR1, 2 XL-MaxSonar-WRC
Zagros Robotics OWI Comet Robot Kit, Magician Robot Chassis, 2X Arduino Unos
Pololu 3pi Robot + USB Programmer Combo, Dual VNH5019 Motor Driver Shield for Arduino, Wixel Pair + USB Cable
Digilent chipKIT Uno32 Prototyping Platform, chipKIT Basic I/O Shield, Getting Started with chipKIT
Hobby Horse 4X $25 Gift Certificates
FingerTech Robotics 3X $20 Gift Certificates

Lemos International 2X Radiometrix Spaceport Evaluation Kits SolarBotics Arduino Experimenter’s Kit, Ardweeny, Ardweeny Backpack with Red LEDs, Junkbots Book, Robot Building for Beginners, Sandwich PCB Parts Bundle,MouseyBot Kit, Sumovore Mini-Sumo PNI Sensor Corporation CompassPoint V2Xe 2-Axis Compassing Module Evaluation Kit Basic Micro 2 ARC32s, RoboClaw 2x25A

Dimension Engineering 2X Sabertooth 2X12 R/C Innovati Innobot Kit

Technological Arts Solderless BASIC Experimentor Package,Adapt9S12DP512 MCU Module with soBASIC,NanoCore12DXC32S QuickStart Package Yost Engineering YEI 3-Space Sensor Fingertech Robotics Mecanum Wheels (Set of 4), NEW Cobra MiniSumo Chassis MAKE Magazine 10X Mintronics: Survival Packs, 10X Mintronics: Mintduinos, 5 copies of “Getting Started with Arduino”,5 copies of “Making Things Talk”, 5 copies of “Make: Electronics”, 50 copies of MAKE Volume 18: ReMake America, 50 copies of MAKE Volume 17: Lost Knowledge, 50 copies of MAKE Volume 15: Music, 50 copies of MAKE Volume 14: Optics ROBOT Magazine 50 copies of ROBOT Magazine

December 26, 2011 at 11:13 pm | Bot Brawls | 3 comments

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  1. Nick, March 26, 2012:

    Great Job! We had a blast we hope to be involved again next year.

    MaxBotix Inc.

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