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Robot Ruckus – VIP Fundraiser

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

See the BattleBots, Meet the Builders!


Join The Maker Effect Foundation for a fundraiser event featuring more than a dozen elite combat robot builders from the BattleBots television show. Mingle with BattleBots teams, see robot exhibitions, and bid on silent auction items from your favorite robot builder. Only 100 tickets will be sold for this exclusive event!


girl stares at kraken battlebot


Proceeds from the Robot Ruckus VIP Fundraiser benefit The Maker Effect Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity. Your support helps fund our combat robotics program, which includes Robot Ruckus events and UPGRADES / maintenance for large combat robot arena and systems.


This event will take place on November 9th, immediately following the first day of Maker Faire Orlando 2019 and the main Robot Ruckus competition. 


Participating teams (as of October 21st, 2019):


Axe Backwards
Bale Spear
Bombshell
End Game
Extinguisher
Foxtrot
Gruff
Hypershock
Kraken
Mammoth
Overhaul
Rotator
Shatter
Sub Zero
Tantrum
Tombstone
Warhawk
Witch Doctor


To see the full list of BattleBots teams participating at Robot Ruckus (including the tournament competion) visit https://robotruckus.org/#battlebots


Ray from Hardcore Robotics, builders of Tombstone battlebot




Silent Auction


We will be holding a silent auction benefitting The Maker Effect Foundation, the 501(c)(3) educational charity that produces Maker Faire Orlando, the Robot Ruckus combat robotics program and MakerFX Makerspace. Proceeds from the silent auction will be used for the Robot Ruckus combat robotics program which includes Robot Ruckus tournaments and educational events.


We have received parts from the following teams (as of October 5th, 2019):


Extinguisher
Hypershock (including parts from the icon fight with HUGE)
Kraken
Witch Doctor (including parts damaged by Minotaur)


In addition we will be auctioning special experiences including the opportunity to drive a BattleBot and to crush something fun with Kraken! (Rumor has it that we will also be auctioning a slow dance with HyperShock’s Will Bales, but we cannot confirm such a rumor at this time.




Details



  • The VIP Fundraiser will be held immediately after the first day of Maker Faire Orlando and the Robot Ruckus combat robot competition. 

  • Robot Ruckus VIP tickets do not include admission to Maker Faire Orlando 2019 or the Robot Ruckus combat robot competition at Maker Faire Orlando 2019. Tickets are available at makerfaireorlando.eventbrite.com

  • Each team’s participation is based on their travel schedule and availablitity. The list of participating teams is subject to change at any time with no notification to ticket holders.





Details

Date:
November 9
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/robot-ruckus-vip-fundraiser-tickets-67943610167

Venue

Central Florida Expo Center & Fairgrounds
4603 West Colonial Drive
Orlando, FL 32808 United States