• 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

    Jibril
    I finally found the motivation to work on this one again. The chassis has been fiddled with to get the new axe motor ready for installation

    Ocracoke Today, 00:31 Go to last post
    team death

    Post battle analysis and repair

    Hi Adam-Yes Driller Queen looks a lot like Thunder bug but as Mecha Sombre found out it's
    slightly more destructive and I intend to run it on 24

    team death Yesterday, 19:54 Go to last post
    Redirect Left

    Post battle analysis and repair

    Driller Queen reminds me of that 24 hour (or similar?) beetle we rigged up. Similar frontage and weapon.

    It's good to see that despite everything

    Redirect Left Yesterday, 19:43 Go to last post
    team death

    Post battle analysis and repair

    Another Robodojo event completed and post battle analysis....
    Big" Thank you" to Ian/Alex/Keith and all concerned for putting on the event

    team death Yesterday, 19:31 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    Best way to connect multiple lipo's

    Oh yes, hello!

    I think it is worth making a prototype of this with some old SLA batteries or something with a load and measure the voltage

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 14:59 Go to last post
    BCartz

    FW- Crash Course

    cheers thats more helpful than you think it is

    BCartz Yesterday, 13:52 Go to last post
    Roboteernat

    FW- Crash Course

    As a pointer to those looking to buy fuses in the future, if your passing a local car scrap yard where you can walk around and take off the bits you want,

    Roboteernat Yesterday, 13:05 Go to last post
    Ocracoke

    FW- Crash Course

    Effectively, yes. A wire is attached to each end of the fuse holder and the fuse acts as a bridge.

    Ocracoke Yesterday, 08:45 Go to last post