Chris Olin


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EVENT REPORT: Robot HORDs Return to The Gate
October 2013, Page 29
Eleven teams brought a total of five 150 gram Fleaweights, 11 one pound Antweights, and six three pound Beetleweights to compete in three brutal double elimination tournaments.

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Mead Gets the AXE
July 2013, Page 46
Ross Mead from Team AXE gives his perspective on the groundbreaking competition/TV series that aired recently.

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INTERVIEW: Tool City Robobots Leverages Combat for Learning
June 2012, Page 45
For the past six years, middle and high school students from across Crawford County, PA have been building ever-increasing powerful 15 pound combat robots to compete in the annual Tool City Robobots competition hosted by the Crawford County School District and National Tooling and Machining Association (NTMA) of North West Pennsylvania.

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EVENT REPORT: ORC Storms “The Gate”
December 2011, Page 37
2011 was a difficult year for the Ohio Robotics Club (ORC).

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PRETZEL ROBOTICS — ROOKIE POWERHOUSE
December 2011, Page 33
September 2010. An unknown father-son robot team arrives unannounced and unexpected at their first competition (HORD 2010) with their new Antweight robot, Low Blow.

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EVENT REPORT: Robotic HORD Returns to Cuyahoga Valley Career Center
October 2010, Page 38
The Ohio Robotics Club (ORC) — a member of the Robot Fighting League (RFL) hosted the House of Robotic Destruction (HORD) Spring 2010 at Cuyahoga Valley Career Center (CVCC) back in May of this year.

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Motorama 2010
May 2010, Page 35
February 19-21, 84 killer robots gathered in Harrisburg, PA to delight hundreds of motor sports fans with their metal crushing mayhem in the North East Robotic Club’s (NERC) Robot Conflict 2010.

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Fighting Robots Invade Classic RC Raceways
December 2009, Page 37
The Ohio Robotics Club (ORC) — a member of the Robot Fighting League (RFL) — held its tenth event, “House of Robotic Destruction Fall 2009” (HORD) at Classic RC Raceways in Akron, OH on September 19th 2009.

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Ohio Robot Club Holds 9th HORD Event
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.