The First Annual Cal Combat Robotics Competition

The First Annual Cal Combat Robotics Competition

By Akhil Padmanabha    View In Digital Edition  

With the cancellation of the annual International RoboGames competition, as the president of my collegiate combat robotics team (RoboBears from UC Berkeley), I found myself in a difficult situation. My team had spent the entire summer designing three new 3 lb bots and a 60 lb bot specifically for RoboGames, but we were now left with no local event to participate in. With our extremely limited budget as a smaller, relatively new engineering club at UC Berkeley, I decided that our best option to keep the club going was to host our own 3 lb combat robotics competition on campus.


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