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Only one was crowned the champion in their class.

You could have unleashed your inner thrill-seeker at this 2023's ROBOTICA at Comicpalooza with the High Adrenaline Combat Robotics Competition! You could have experienced the ultimate fusion of cutting-edge technology and intense battles as skilled engineers pitted their custom-built combat robots against each other in a high-octane, action-packed arena. Attendees could have marveled at the precision, agility, and sheer power of these mechanical gladiators as they clashed in heart-stopping duels, each vying for victory and the title of Comicpalooza's Robotic Champion. You did not want to miss this electrifying spectacle that left you on the edge of your seat, craving more!

This year, we highlighted the following classes of Combat Robotics:

150g Fairy weights
Introducing the nimble and fierce 150g bots! These lightweight warriors are the perfect blend of compact design and engineering ingenuity, packing a serious punch in a pocket-sized package. With their rapid movements and innovative weaponry, the 150g bots defy expectations, proving that size isn't everything when it comes to robotic combat. Witness the incredible agility and strategy of these mini marvels as they battle for supremacy in an electrifying display of speed, skill, and determination. Prepare to be amazed by the sheer power and tenacity of the 150g bots, as they redefine the world of combat robotics.

1lb Ant weights

Get ready for the thrilling world of 1lb ant weight combat robots! These lightweight yet formidable machines showcase the perfect balance between power and agility, demonstrating the limitless potential of compact robotic engineering. With innovative designs and creative weapon systems, the 1lb ant weight bots engage in exhilarating duels that will leave you astonished by their incredible capabilities. Witness these small but mighty warriors as they dodge, weave, and strike with unrelenting determination, proving that it's not the size of the bot that counts, but the ingenuity and skill behind it. Join us for the 1lb ant weight battles, where the miniature becomes magnificent!

3lb Beetle weights

Step into the captivating realm of 3lb beetle weight combat robots! These compact juggernauts showcase advanced engineering and tactical prowess, proving that dynamite comes in small packages. Each meticulously crafted beetle weight bot is equipped with an array of inventive weapons and strategic mechanisms, making every clash a riveting display of technical mastery. Be enthralled as these resilient contenders engage in high-stakes battles, combining precision, speed, and unyielding tenacity to dominate the arena. Witness the 3lb beetle weight bots in action, and experience the captivating fusion of small-scale robotics and high-impact combat!

Bot Hockey

Experience the exhilarating fusion of robotics and sportsmanship with Bot Hockey! This unique and action-packed competition showcases the versatility and creativity of robotic engineering in a thrilling new arena. Watch as teams of custom-built hockey bots deftly maneuver, pass, and shoot the puck in a high-speed, strategic display of teamwork and precision. Each bot is expertly designed to conquer the arena, combining agility, power, and innovative tactics to outwit opponents and score the ultimate goal. Get ready to be captivated by Bot Hockey, where technology meets athleticism in a pulse-pounding, edge-of-your-seat showdown that redefines the game!

Lego Robotics

Discover the fascinating world of LEGO Robotics, where creativity and engineering come together to bring your imagination to life! Dive into this innovative realm, where iconic LEGO bricks are combined with advanced robotics components to build custom-designed machines capable of performing a multitude of tasks. From intricate mechanisms to intelligent autonomous systems, LEGO Robotics inspires minds of all ages to explore the limitless possibilities of technology and design. Engage in exciting challenges, learn valuable programming skills, and ignite your passion for problem-solving and innovation. Experience the magic of LEGO Robotics and let your imagination soar to new heights!

Brought to you by Innovation Spark

Innovation Spark, a Houston-based non-profit organization, proudly presents the Innovation Lab and Robotica, a dynamic fusion of creativity, technology, and exploration. Committed to nurturing innovation and fostering curiosity, Innovation Spark has created a unique platform where art, science, and robotics come together to inspire the next generation of pioneers. The Innovation Lab showcases the groundbreaking accomplishments of startups, robotics, and technology enthusiasts, while Robotica offers a thrilling glimpse into the captivating realm of competitive robotic combat. Experience this extraordinary convergence of talent and ingenuity, all brought to you by Innovation Spark, where bright ideas are ignited and transformed into a dazzling reality.