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Bot Brawl 2016


The 2016 Bot Brawl took place on August 13th, 2016 at the Peoria Civic Center in conjunction with River City LabsMidwest MakerFest and Ignite Peoria.  Results, pictures, video, and sponsor info can be found on the event page.  This year’s Bot Brawl was a roaring success with a total of 41 robots that competed in the Antweight RC Combat, Beetleweight RC Combat, Mini Sumo, Checkers On A Sumo Ring, Line Follow, and Line Maze competitions.  Thanks to all of the robot operators who made this event fun!!!  Can’t wait to see what creations you bring back next year!


1st 2nd 3rd
1lb Antweight Combat The Krave Monster (Hurd Robotics) 10 Days Til Destruction (Synthetic Perceptions) Death by 1001 Cuts (Endgame)
3lb Beetleweight Combat C.B. Radio (Rampage Productions) k-too (Smash Cut Robotics) Illuminacho (DaedaLux)
Line Following LowDown (dbots) Knota Clue (R Team) N/A
Line Maze Full-Circle (dbots) Zirc (CIRC) Knota Clue (R Team)
Mini Sumo (500g) Newman (dBots) GIZMO (TeamUNI) Zuman (dBots)
Checkers on a Sumo Ring Triple Jump (Team tOBOR) Coaster (CIRC) King Me (dbots)
Antweight Combat Rumble Champion Spinook (CoolWhip)  N/A  N/A
Beetleweight Combat Rumble Champion C.B. Radio (Rampage Productions)  N/A  N/A



A special THANKS to all of our fine sponsors for providing great prizes!!!

logo_pololu AltIMU-10 v5 Gyro, Accelerometer, Compass, and Altimeter; A-Star 32U4 Mini LV; A-Star 32U4 Prime LV microSD (SMT Components Only); A-Star 32U4 Prime LV microSD with LCD; A-Star 32U4 Robot Controller LV with Raspberry Pi Bridge; A-Star 32U4 Robot Controller SV with Raspberry Pi Bridge; A-Star Prime Accessory Pack; Pololu Carrier with Sharp GP2Y0A60SZLF Analog Distance Sensor; Pololu Dual VNH5019 Motor Driver Shield for Arduino; Pololu G2 High-Power Motor Driver 24v21; Pololu Zumo T-Shirt: Cardinal Red, Adult L; Pololu Zumo T-Shirt: Charcoal Gray, Adult L; Pololu Zumo T-Shirt: Royal Blue, Adult L; Zumo 32U4 Robot (Assembled with 75:1 HP Motors); Zumo 32U4 Robot Kit (No Motors); 2 x 75:1 Micro Metal Gearmotor HP with Extended Motor Shaft
AutonomouStuff LeddarTech Evaluation Kit
AM6inch-01 $25 gift certificate; 3 x four 2″ wheels
cclogo_2013_header 5 x “Advanced Control Robotics” by Hanno Sander;  1-year subscription to Circuit Cellar magazine for all 1st place winners
dangerous-prototypes 4 x Bus Pirate; 1 x Bus Pirate w/ case and cables

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10 x FlowStone full license
logo_fingertech $50 gift certificate
flitetestlogo1_store_1442514264__65712 2 x RC airplane kit; various Flite Test logo merchandise (mugs, baseball caps, lanyards, stickers)
servocity 2 Zip Runt Rover line follower kits

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Four $25 Coupons
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logo_labjack U3-HV Multifunction DAQ with USB; EI1022 Temperature Sensor
Packt Logo Gift certificate for 1 ebook

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