• Rules and Safety

    The FRA publishes a comprehensive set of documents for Roboteers and Event organisers to ensure safe, fair and enjoyable competition for everyone.

    Documents for Roboteers

    Build Rules - The cardinal rules for building Fighting Robots.
    Code of Conduct - The professional standards required by the FRA as a condition of membership.
    Competition Regulations - Rules for running and judging FRA competition.
    EMI Guidelines - Electro-Magnetic Interference in Robots and how to deal with it

    Documents for Event Organisers

    Technical Check Sheet - Technical Safety Checks required for competitors at all events.
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    Ocracoke

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    RL Grantham 2019
    A personal opinion first - if you are new to the whole fighting robotics scene (and by new, I mean first ever event), I do recommend

    Ocracoke Today, 11:41 Go to last post
    Shooty

    A Basic Guide on How to Work with HDPE

    Sorry for delay in reply. HDPE is really good for press fitting like you said, especially if the holes are undersized. For Léim Thart, I needed to press

    Shooty Today, 09:47 Go to last post
    LookingToBuild

    Argos drill motor mounts and other mounts.

    I ordered 4 sets of these mounts, from order to delivery, just a few days. Thank you Roboteernat.

    I have to say they do their job really

    LookingToBuild Today, 00:08 Go to last post
    Flag Captured

    Esc clearout and other stuff

    various bits of robot

    offers on these, ideally would prefer to bring to Robonerd than post because postage will need to be covered and

    Flag Captured 22nd June 2019, 14:27 Go to last post
    Team Gremlin

    WormGear heavy weight robot

    Wer selling WormGear to finance another new build, a little dinged up from the battle with aftershock but still runs fine.

    It will only

    Team Gremlin 20th June 2019, 21:34 Go to last post
    Wkdintent

    Go Ugly Early (FW)

    Thanks. I've lost the ability to self right at the moment, but I have some ideas to solve that.

    Wkdintent 20th June 2019, 14:09 Go to last post
    Roboteernat

    Go Ugly Early (FW)

    Thats come on nicely from seeing it last year! i love how neat the actuator sits inside the bot at full lift too! nicely thought of.

    Roboteernat 20th June 2019, 10:43 Go to last post
    Wkdintent

    Go Ugly Early (FW)

    Thanks. My colour choice was driven by the team Polo shirts I hurriedly made for Cheltenham last year.
    The primer underneath is red oxide paint,

    Wkdintent 19th June 2019, 21:14 Go to last post