• 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

    Oh I was wrong... so wrong with this one...



    So far, this year, I've clocked 4,086 miles, not including the BotFest events which

    Ocracoke Today, 00:41 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    First beetleweight robot

    In my Beetleweight robots, I have been known to glue down my removable links to the body but in The Honey Badger, I clamped it down with a small cut of

    Ocracoke Today, 00:08 Go to last post
    RogueTwoRobots

    First beetleweight robot

    To echo what others have said, that is a great effort for a first build, well done. Using a piece of velcro to hold the link/fuse in place is fine; I

    RogueTwoRobots Yesterday, 22:55 Go to last post
    5upercrab

    CNC machining parts

    So an update on this. Got a quote for two of them for less than that original quote... Machining4u in the end. Quick lashup on a drill to test the balance

    5upercrab Yesterday, 20:46 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    The trouble with Robodojo is that it is on a Sunday and I am generally not available on Sundays otherwise I would come. I've also not got a functional

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 19:26 Go to last post
    team death

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    Oh disaster Lucy!
    560 miles for 1 minute! on the plus side you did get a few chances to get your Robot to run.
    I remember Robot Wars series-you

    team death Yesterday, 19:04 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    Yup. Staggered into the house and had a long tea.



    I've definitely had a tough year, especially with this MW robot. I think

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 19:04 Go to last post
    James Williams

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    Argh, this is harsh just to read, let alone go through. Why is it always you?

    Meteorite has a recurring issue with the grub screw one one

    James Williams Yesterday, 18:30 Go to last post