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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    Team Coolspeedbot: first feather weight robot

    So I have had to make a dramatic change to Wolf-E. The design I started back in June 2016 has been scrapped as it was proving too much of a pain and reflecting

    Coolspeedbot Today, 02:03 Go to last post

    Team Death - New Heavyweight

    Just curious, was that the same chimera that has since competed in robot wars?

    New creation sounds interesting, have you got a plan or are

    Sam_DRT Today, 01:25 Go to last post

    Power rails

    I would take those charts with a pinch of salt for our applications, since we are normally using silicone cables and only running for very short lengths

    TechAUmNu Yesterday, 23:09 Go to last post

    Power rails

    For a more general rule on fuses, it's not just the source of power you're protecting, it's preventing the destruction of everything downstream to the

    Will Yesterday, 21:59 Go to last post
    Danny B

    Team Shadow: Ferrovore

    Well, Manchester was one heck of a weekend, sadly cut short for Ferrovore. Weight allowance meant I couldn't fully cover the wheels, and one of them took

    Danny B Yesterday, 18:45 Go to last post
    team death

    4 Drill motors 12 volt

    4 Drill motors complete with chucks and two with speed control triggers.
    I bought these with the idea of making a couple of middleweight robots

    team death Yesterday, 16:54 Go to last post

    Luna-Tic improvments

    For the base, id say if it is a structural member of the chassis stick with thickish hdpe, if it is only really holding the internals in then 5mm hdpe

    Andy Yesterday, 16:48 Go to last post

    Luna-Tic improvments

    No idea what aftershock used.

    To be honest, 4mm ali base for the most part should be fine against the majority of spinners. Top and bottom

    typhoon_driver Yesterday, 09:46 Go to last post