• FRA

    About 


    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.

    Aims 


    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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    Zenith

    Team Health & Safety - First Time Builder

    Battle in the ‘Burgh 2019
    NCR Edinburgh, Scotland, the 16th of November 2019

    When it was confirmed in June 2019 that there was going

    Zenith Today, 19:48 Go to last post
    Mr Manuva27

    Build Log - Bread Dead Redemption (FW) - First Build.

    So the robot is pretty much done! I've got a few other minor bits to sort, but there won't be many changes from this between now and Robodojo.

    Mr Manuva27 Today, 19:27 Go to last post
    Sam_DRT

    First beetleweight robot

    Hi Dave, Landslide was a really impressive first time build, it just kept going! HDPE instead of chopping boards and I think it'll be lasting the full

    Sam_DRT Today, 17:03 Go to last post
    Retroman

    Team Pushover: Build Log

    Ok...

    had a couple of hours on the arena over the weekend, aaaaaand disaster... well, maybe that’s a bit dramatic, this quarter pipe is

    Retroman Today, 13:37 Go to last post
    Retroman

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    A minor fire? It’s admirable how you simply take it all in your stride, but that is some immense mileage

    If it helps the workload,

    Retroman Today, 13:23 Go to last post
    DaveB

    First beetleweight robot

    So on Saturday we took Landslide to compete in our first event at the Battle in the 'burgh in Edinburgh. Whilst my better half was enjoying the sights

    DaveB Today, 10:13 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Team Kaizen Build Diary

    With the end of the year coming up with only one, perhaps two events left for me, here is a round-up of Team Kaizen's performance for the last year.

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 23:58 Go to last post
    Dan-27

    Brushless drive ESCs

    Hello. I'm looking to take the plunge into brushless drive. I think I've sussed the motor gearbox combination I want, I'm looking at mating a 1400kv DYS

    Dan-27 Yesterday, 22:05 Go to last post