Meet the robots

Axe Backwards (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Axe Backwards Builder: Kurt Durjan Type: Drum spinner Job: Execute the vision. Team: KurTrox Robotix Kurt Durjan, Abra Durjan, Garrett Durjan, Hector Marini, Kevin Read,…

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Bale Spear (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Bale Spear Builder: Earl Pancoast III Type: Poker Job: Builder and driver Team: Forge & Farm Combat Robots Earl Pancoast III, Kenny Blades,Joe Filigno, Kyle…

Basilisk (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Basilisk Builder: Lucas Sloan Type: Flipper Job: 3D Wizard Team: MBSrobotics Lucas Sloan, Pierre Blanchard, Emily Ahlf Years competing: 3 years Hometown: Edmonton, Canada Favorite…

Battle Royale With Cheese (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Battle Royale With Cheese Builder: Miles Pekala Type: Bar spinner (horizontal) Job: Robotics Engineer Team: Poor Life Choices Miles Pekala, Jen Herchenroeder, Jordan Bunker, Lindsay…

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Bite Force (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Bite Force Builder: Paul Ventimiglia Type: Bar spinner (vertical) Job: Mechanical Designer / Robotics Engineer Team: APTYX Designs Teena Liu, Jeremiah Jinno, Cory McBride, Travis…

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Blacksmith (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Blacksmith Builder: Al Kindle Type: Hammer Job: Electro-Mechanical Technician Team: Half Fast Astronaut Al Kindle, Alan Young, John Wolan, James Iocca Years competing: 23 years…

Bombshell (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Bombshell Builder: Michael Jeffries Type: Disc spinner (vertical) Job: Research Technologist Team: Chaos Corps Michael Jeffries, Julie Simancek, Brandon Davis, Matthew Carroll, Brittany Carroll, Dan…

Bronco (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Bronco Builder: Reason Bradley, Alexander Rose Type: Launcher Job: Driver, co-driver Team: Inertia Labs Reason Bradley, Alexander Rose, Christopher Daniel, Scoutt Balchowsky Years competing: 22…

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Brutus (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Brutus Builder: Adam Bercu Type: Disc spinner (vertical) Job: Entrepreneur Team: Team Brutus Adam Bercu, Amanda Fowler, Luis Rosende, Ben Striegal Years competing: 15 years…

Captain Shrederator (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Captain Shrederator Builder: Brian Nave Type: Full-Body Spinner Job: Retired Electrical Engineer Team: Team LOGICOM Brian Nave, Nicholas Nave, Michael Nave, Joe Johnson, Brian Hauch…

Chomp (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Chomp Builder: Zoe Stephenson Type: Pneumatic hammer and flamethrower Job: Mechanical Engineer Team: The Machine Corps Zoe Stephenson, Jascha Little, Dimitar Vassilev, Robbie Bennett, Jo…

Deviled Egg (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Deviled Egg Builder: Zak Hassanein Type: Drum spinner Job: Fabricator, Driver Team: Recoil Robotics Zak Hassanein, Sydney Crump, Shannon O’Hare, Kathy O’Hare, Stephen Jacobson, Ryan…

Double Dutch (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Double Dutch Builder: Kevin Lung Type: Bar spinner (horizontal) Job: Lead Mechanical Engineer at Moog Space and Defense. Team: Iron LungFish Robotics Kevin Lung, Emmet…

Double Jeopardy (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Double Jeopardy Builder: Evan Woolley Type: Shooter Job: Attorney in the Intellectual Property Litigation Practice Group at Alston & Bird Team: Team Double Trouble Evan…

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DUCK! (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: DUCK! Builder: Hal Rucker Type: Lifter Job: Inventor Team: Team Black & Blue Hal Rucker, Hannah Rucker, Kathy Rucker Years competing: 16 years Hometown: Hillsborough,…

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End Game (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: End Game Builder: Jack Barker Type: Disc spinner (vertical) Job: Software Engineer Team: OYES Robotics Jack Barker, Steven Barker, Russell Barker, Nick Mabey, Griffin Tabor…

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Free Shipping (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Free Shipping Builder: Gary Gin Type: Lifter Job: Design Specialist at the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation, UC Berkeley Team: Team Special Delivery Gary Gin,…

Gamma 9 (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot:  Gamma 9 Builder:  Curtis Nemeth Type:  Grappler Job:  Driver, minister of disinformation Team:  Gamma Brigade Curtis Nemeth, Mike Okerman, Mike Blummer, Dick Blummer Years competing: …

Gemini (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Gemini Builder: Ace Shelander Type: Disc spinner (horizontal) Job: Mechanical Engineer (PE) Team: Gemini Ace Shelander, Matt Walliser, Andrew Kloface, Lilibel de la Puente Years…

Gigabyte (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Gigabyte Builder: Brent Rieker Type: Shell Spinner Job: Machinist Team: Robotic Death Company John Mladenik, Carl Lewis, Mark Liu, Greg Rasche, Mike Lindberg, Jonathon Argueta…

HUGE (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot:  HUGE Builder:  Jonathan Schultz Type:  Bar spinner (vertical) Job:  Hydrogen Fuel Cell Development Engineer Team:  Team HUGE Jonathan Schultz, Peter Lombardo, Maddie Thumma, Garrett Santoline,…

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HyperShock (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: HyperShock Builder: Will Bales Type: Drum spinner Job: Medical Device R&D Engineer Team: Shenanigans & Co. Will Bales, Tyler Bond, Alex Mattaway, Isaac Lubarsky, Kyle…

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Hypothermia (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Hypothermia Builder: Michael “Fuzzy” Mauldin Type: Lifter Job: Fuzzy lives on a ranch in Texas where he raises cows, modifies Jeeps, and builds fighting robots….

Icewave (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Icewave Builder: Marc DeVidts Type: Bar spinner (horizontal) Job: CTO at Double Robotics Team: Team Icewave Marc DeVidts, Angela Bamblett, Alex Espinosa Years competing: 16…

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Kraken (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot:  Kraken Builder:  Matt Spurk Type:  Crusher Job:  Rocket Scientist Team:  CE Robots Matt Spurk (Captain/Driver/Designer), Sara Spurk (Fabricator/Accountant), Cayden Spurk (Fabricator/Button Pusher), Ethan Spurk (Fabricator/Button…

Lock Jaw (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Lock Jaw Builder: Donald Hutson Type: Disc spinner (vertical) Job: Design, Fabricator and Pilot Team: Mutant Robots Donald Hutson, Dawn Alley Levy, Paul Ferrell, Johnny…

Lucky

Robot info Builder info Robot: Lucky Builder: Mark Demers Type: Pneumatic Modular (4 Bar/Laucher) Job: Technical Sales & Marketing Professional, Part Time Roboticist Team: Lucky Canucky Mark Demers, Kurtis Wanner,…

Mecha Rampage (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Mecha Rampage Builder: Christian Carlberg Type: Bar spinner (horizontal) Job: Builder Team: C2 Robotics Christian Carlberg, Mike Ballard, Jessica Carlberg, Carissa Carlberg, Coen Carlberg, Riesen…

Minotaur (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot:  Minotaur Builder:  Marco Antonio Meggiolaro Type:  Drum spinner Job:  Professor of Mechanical Engineering at PUC-Rio (Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro) Team:  RioBotz Marco…

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Mohawk (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot:  Mohawk Builder:  Maxwell Bales Type:  Fire Attack Piercer Job:  Driver, Organizer Team:  Euclid Robotics Maxwell Bales, Greg Bales, Connie Ryan, Kat Cochran, Tom Bales, Korey…

Monsoon (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot:  Monsoon Builder:  Tom Brewster Type:  Bar spinner (vertical) Job:  QA Test Analyst (Video Games) Team:  Team Monsoon Tom Brewster, Sarah Asplin, Sam Griffin, Tim Rackley…

Overhaul (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot:  Overhaul Builder:  Charles Guan Type:  Grappler Job:  Independent Consultant Team:  Equals Zero Robotics Charles Guan, Cynthia Lu, Paige Reiter, Alex Bush, Fangzhou Yu Years competing: …

Parallax (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot:  Parallax Builder:  Luke Bittenbinder Type:  Drum spinner Job:  Mech Engineering Student Team:  Aberrant Robotics Luke Bittenbinder, JT Atkinson, Sam Mills Years competing:  Rookie Hometown:  Northampton,…

Petunia (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Petunia Builder: Mischa de Graaf Type: Crusher Job: Modelmaker Team: P.C.P Ysbrand Otjes, Ralph van de Langenberg Years competing: More than 15 years, but first…

Predator (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot:  Predator Builder:  Craig Danby Type:  Grappler Job:  Freelance mechanical design engineer Team:  Team Danby Corinne Tuney, Chris Danby, Rory Mangles, Craig Danby Years competing:  20…

Reality (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Reality Builder: Tim Bouwens Type: Drum spinner Job: Mechanical Engineer Team: Team Bonx, MSR, Kodox, Tie-Rip Tim Bouwens, Stef van Itterzon, Jeroen van Lieverloo ,…

Red Devil (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Red Devil Builder: Ravi Baboolal Type: Grappler Job: Process Engineer Team: All Black Robotics Ravi Baboolal, Logan Prizrenac, Antoine Trabulsi, Julia Chernushevich Years competing: 15…

ROTATOR (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot:  ROTATOR Builder:  Victor Soto Type:  Disc spinner (horizontal) Job:  Designer, Builder, Driver Team:  Team Revolution Carl Gayle, Radu Iorgulescu, Goran Kadribasic, Shawn Kroll, Kadija McAnuff,…

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SawBlaze (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot:  SawBlaze Builder:  Jamison Go Type:  Saw bot/flamethrower Job:  R&D Engineer Team:  Team SawBlaze Lucy Du, John Mayo, Chris Merian, Joao Ramos, Alex Hattori, Mason Massie…

Sharkoprion (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Sharkoprion Builder: Edward D. Robinson Type: Disc spinner (vertical) Job: Successfully Retired Sword Swallower Team: Team Blaze Edward D. Robinson, John Hoffman Years competing: 17…

Skorpios (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Skorpios Builder: Orion Beach Type: Saw & Grappler Job: Robot Designer Team: Offbeat Robotics Orion Beach, Diana Tarlson, Micah Leibowitz, Max Maruszewski, Dan Chatterton Years…

Son of Whyachi (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Son of Whyachi (aka SOW) Builder: Luke Ewert Type: Caged 3 arm spinner (horizontal) Job: Engineer at Westar LLC Team: Team Whyachi Robotics Luke Ewert,…

SubZero (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: SubZero Builder: Jerry Clarkin Type: Launcher Job: Builder, designer, welder etc Team: Team Hammertime Jerry Clarkin, Chris Feiock, Logan Davis, Brady Davis, Reggie Wilson Years…

Tantrum (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Tantrum Builder: Aren Hill Type: Flipper Job: Mechanical Engineer working with Surgical Robots Team: Seems Reasonable Aren Hill, Sean Doherty, Alex Grant, Erica Chin, Jason…

The Four Horsemen (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot:  The Four Horsemen Builder:  Ian Watts Type:  Bar spinner (horizontal) Job:  Driver Team:  The Four Horsemen Ian Watts, Sam Watts, Ryan Pratt, Ann Gribble. Years…

Tombstone (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Tombstone Builder: Ray Billings Type: Bar spinner (horizontal) Job: Designer, Builder, and Driver Team: Hardcore Robotics Ray Billings, Rick Russ, Justin Billings Years competing: 17…

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Ultimo Destructo (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Ultimo Destructo Builder: Sean Irvin Type: Swiss Army Bot- flipper, hammer, vertical spinner, horizontal spinner, kitchen sink Job: Robotics Engineer. Sean designs military EoD robots…

Valkyrie (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Valkyrie Builder: Leanne Cushing Type: Disc spinner (horizontal) Job: Organizer of Chaos, Engineering Lead Team: Questionable Designs Leanne Cushing, Frederick Moore, Alex Crease, Brooks Willis…

Vanquish (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot:  Vanquish Builder:  Jack Tweedy Type:  Lifter Job:  Engineering Apprentice Team:  Team Nebula Jack Tweedy, Roderick Lamb Years competing:  7 years Hometown:  Kent, United Kingdom Favorite…

WAR Hawk (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: WAR Hawk Builder: Rob Farrow Type: Disc spinner (vertical) Job: User Researcher Team: Western Allied Robotics Rob Farrow, Rob Purdy, Kevin Milczewski, Josh Beavers, Emmanuel…

Warhead (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Warhead Builder: Simon Scott Type: Disc spinner (horizontal) Job: Engineer Team: Team Warhead Simon Scott, Ian Lewis, Van the Man Years competing: 20 years Hometown:…

Warrior Dragon (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Warrior Dragon Builder: Clint Ewert Type: Kinetic Ring Spinning Flipper Job: Mechanical Engineer Team: Team Whyachi Warrior Dragon Clint Ewert, Jake Ewert, Korbin Ewert Years…

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Whiplash (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot:  Whiplash Builder:  Jeff Vasquez Type:  Articulated Lifter / Vertical Disc Spinner Job:  Senior Engineering Technician at Meggitt Control Systems Team:  Fast Electric Robots Jeff Vasquez…

Witch Doctor (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Witch Doctor Builder: Andrea Suarez Type: Disc spinner (vertical) Job: Medical device engineer Team: Team Witch Doctor Andrea Suarez, Mike Gellatly, Paul Grata, Christian Chiriboga,…

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Yeti (2018)

Robot info Builder info Robot: Yeti Builder: Greg Gibson Type: Drum spinner Job: Hydrographic Surveyor Team: Team Yeti Greg Gibson, James Arluck, Joe Sena Years competing: 16 years Hometown: Wasilla,…

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