Combat Zone: Combat Zone: Events

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BattleBots Returns!
By Kevin Berry
July 2009, Page 33
During April 21-26, about 64 bots brought their owners to Vellejo, CA for the much anticipated return of BattleBots to the public stage.

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Ideas Festival, Australia
By Nick Martin
July 2009, Page 28
The Ideas Festival is a government sponsered "future thinking" event held in Brisbane, Australia every three years.

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DragonCon to MegaCon
By Kevin Berry
May 2009, Page 25
RobotBattle, long a staple at Atlanta's Dragon*Con, recently held an event at Orlando's MegaCon.

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Gulf Coast Robot Sports
By Kevin Berry
May 2009, Page 25
Hobby Marketplace, in Bradenton, on the Gulf Coast of Florida was the venue for a small but entusiastic crowd of bot fighters.

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2009 Chattanooga Robot Battles
By Thomas Kenney
April 2009, Page 25
The 2009 Chattanooga Robot Battles were held on Saturday, January 24th at the Chattanooga Choo Choo Holiday Inn.

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Halloween Robot Terrior
By Dave Wiley
February 2009, Page 26
long! As soon as the doors are unlocked at 10:00 AM, the evil known as the Halloween Robot Terror and Bot Costume contest will be unleashed on the world … BWUHAHAHAH !!!!

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Roaming Robots UK Winter Tour Final - 2008
By John Frizell
February 2009, Page 28
The competition that began in Portsmouth and moved north to Nottingham finished back on the south coast in Maidstone in front of capacity audiences, with 1,200 people attending two shows.

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Roaming Robots Winter Tour
By John Frizell
January 2009, Page 24
The Roaming Robots winter tour made a late but exuberant start in Portsmouth. As usual, there were three weekend events over October and November, and three cities with each well advertised event attracting a paying crowd for two or three shows.

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Combat Texas Cup At Maker Faire Austin
By Wendy Maxham
January 2009, Page 26
Saturday October 18, 2008, 10:30 am and a 10 year old boy leans over the railing near the pits. “When does the fighting start?” he yells down to me. “Noon,” I shout back, “but you’ll probably want to get here a little earlier because the good seats should go fast.”

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Ohio Robot Club Holds 9th HORD Event
By Chris Olin
August 2009, Page 27
Thirty insect weight robots clashed at the 9th House of Robotic Destruction (HORD) hosted by the Ohio Robotics Club (ORC) — a member of the Robot Fighting League (RFL) — and Cuyahoga Valley Career Center (CVCC) in Cleveland, OH in May.