The Fighting Robots Association is the governing body for robotic combat and competition. Featuring robots that have competed in Robot Wars, Battlebots, Technogames and others our members make up a strong community of roboteers dedicated to the sport.
    As a professional organisation established in 2003 we oversee the safety of the sport. In addition to maintaining rules for building, fighting and judging competition robotics we provide a community for our members including an online forum and website.


    Promotion and education of all things to do with robots, of all weights, shapes and sizes.
    To provide consistency with regard to open event safety, arenas and robot build rules.
    To centralise communications, in effect be a library of contacts and to promote the sport.
    To encourage the set up of regional meeting clubs, that are either part of the FRA or affiliated to the FRA.
    To endeavour to work with other countries associations for the betterment of our sport.
    To represent roboteer interests in negotiations with other bodies.
    To generally make the roboteers lot a better one.

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    James Williams

    Exposed Components Clarification

    Hi Eoin. Thanks for responding. Yes it is the Haynes FW. I only originally meant to build it just for practice but once I got it working I figured I may

    James Williams Yesterday, 19:03 Go to last post

    Exposed Components Clarification

    Hi James. First of all, is that the FW from the Haynes manual? If so, then cool! I've always wanted to see one built! Second, I believe the exposed components

    Shooty Yesterday, 18:46 Go to last post
    James Williams

    Exposed Components Clarification

    Hi Everybody

    I have a quick query regarding one of the build rules, specifically 6.3, which says that "current must not be carried through

    James Williams Yesterday, 18:18 Go to last post

    Ant Weight Circuit Help

    Well done! I hope to see this at a future Ant event

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 11:28 Go to last post
    Bad Wolf

    Ant Weight Circuit Help

    Just to kinda finish this long winded Thread off... the Noob question and answer sesh I’ve had over the past few months has led me to this! Learnt a

    Bad Wolf Yesterday, 00:24 Go to last post

    Hammerschwanz 2.0 (6kg Raptor Thwackbot)

    Is that the same chrome moly as bike frames? Following the build eagerly, I enjoy watching a good thwackbot!

    I'd be interested to see how

    Retroman 22nd March 2018, 20:35 Go to last post

    Team Kaizen - Kaizen

    Always nice to have options, although I dread to think what a chain breaker at that size is like to use, I've personally never done bigger than 1/4"...

    Retroman 22nd March 2018, 19:16 Go to last post

    Team Kaizen - Kaizen

    That wasn't part of the plan - the sprockets should be coming off as the motors already have planetary gearboxes attached (though the gear ratio on them

    Ocracoke 22nd March 2018, 19:10 Go to last post