The following announcement was released to the BattleBot contestants on Sept 25, 2000:
AN ANNOUNCEMENT FROM BATTLEBOTS
ITS ROBOT FIGHTIN' TIME!
The ultimate challenge in robotic combat is on! BattleBots officially announces the November 16-19, 2000 competition at the All American SportsPark Pavilion in Las Vegas, Nevada. This tournament will include all four weight classes and be used for the next 13 episodes of the Comedy Central Television series.
TICKETS INFORMATION We expect tickets to go on sale next week at http://www.ticketweb.com
Thursday November 16th (Contestants ONLY)
Robot registration, weigh-in and safety inspection
Friday November 17th (Contestants ONLY) Mandatory safety/production meeting
(Contestants ONLY) continue weigh-in and safety inspection
Event #1) 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Elimination rounds
Saturday November 18th
Event #2) 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Elimination rounds
Event #3) 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Elimination rounds (could run long)
Sunday November 19th
Event #4) 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Quarterfinal rounds in all weight classes
Event #5) 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Finals and Robot Rumble (could run long)
BattleBots LV 2000 will take place at:
All American SportsPark Pavilion
121 East Sunset Road
Las Vegas, NV 89119
I WANT TO COMPETE
All competition information (including entry forms, rules, Travel/Hotels, etc.) is available at:
ENTRY FORMS ARE ONLINE NOW!
If you're planning on competing in the November, Las Vegas competition you MUST download and complete the BattleBots Player Agreement and Entry Form available for download at
This form MUST be signed, completed and returned with entrance fee, pit pass photos and Builder Biography to BattleBots Inc. by October 13th. Late forms will NOT be accepted. Further information is available at http://www.battlebots.com/enter.html.
RULES AND REGULATIONS:
Updated BattleBots Competition Rules & Guidelines are available at
* Competitor Eligibility: Clarification
* Deciding a winner: New Point system
* Robot Rumble: Staging clarifications
* Pit Crew Members: Increase for Super Heavyweights/Clarifications
* Pit Safety: Specific requirements
* Dimensional Limits: Clarification/Limitations
* Hopping/Jumping: Clarification/Limitations
* Autonomous Components: Clarification/Limitations
* Forbidden Weapons: Clarifications
* Magnets/Electromagnets: Clarification/Limitations
* Multiple Weapons: Clarification
LAS VEGAS TRAVEL GUIDE
If you're traveling to Las Vegas to attend the November competition check out the BattleBots Competition Details page at http://www.battlebots.com/competition_details.html. It contains useful information about the All American SportsPark, hotel rooms, supply shops, etc.