Get ready for an action-packed season of robot combat in the Midwest! The Midwest Robot Combat Association (MRCA) is thrilled to announce the start of its 2023 season. With new teams, bigger and better robots, and even more electrifying battles, this year is set to be the most exciting yet. Don't miss out on the action – mark your calendars and join us for the ultimate showdown of man and machine.

March 4th, 2023 - Wisconsin Robot Combat

Wisconsin Robot Combat is running a massive field of 64 ant weight (1lb) robots to kick off the 2023 season! To accommodate so many robots, two 4' x 4' x 2' boxes will be used throughout the day.

Location: Oconomowoc, Wi
Registration Opens: 1/6/2023
Bracket: Double Elimination, 64 Ant weight
Event Organizer: Joseph Betz

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April 22nd, 2023 - Michigan Mashup

Back with a new 8x8 Arena, Michigan Mashup will host a field of 32 ant weight (1lb) robots.

Location: Bloomingdale, Mi
Registration Opens: TBD
Bracket: Double Elimination, 32 Ant weight
Event Organizer: Jeremiah Ashbrook

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May 20th, 2023 - Kansas City Bot Combat

KCBC brings a new event to MRCA in 2023, offering a field of 32 ant weight (1lb) bots. Fights are held in a 6'x6'x3' arena, with a wooden floor. The arena has a raised out-of-arena area in one corner.

Location: Blue Springs, MO
Registration Opens: TBD
Bracket: Double Elimination, 32 Ant weight
Event Organizer: Eric Bultman

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July 15th, 2023 - Minnesota Massacre

A field of 32 ant weight (1lb) robots will face off in a 8x8 arena with a wood floor. 

Location: Maple Grove, MN
Registration Opens: TBD
Bracket: Double Elimination, 32 Ant weight
Event Organizer: Eric Lussky

August 26th, 2023 - Iowa Robot Fighting

Location: Des Moines, IA
Registration Opens: TBD
Bracket: Double Elimination, 32 Ant weight
Event Organizer: Eric Langkamp

September 16th, 2023 - Bot Supremacy

Location: New Baltimore, MI
Registration Opens: TBD
Bracket: Double Elimination, 32 Ant weight
Event Organizer: Andrew

December 2nd, 2023 - MRCA 2023 Finals

Location: Oconomowoc, Wi
Bracket: Double Elimination, 32 Ant weight
Registration Date: Bots that qualify during the 2023 season will be invited to complete.
Event Organizer: Joseph Betz

2022 Season

The 2022 MRCA season is over! The 2022 MRCA Finals were supported by our generous sponsors, Palm Beach Bots, Repeat Robotics, and Sendcutsend. Please consider supporting their services!

Check out the results below and stay tuned for information regarding the 2023 season. We'll be back at it even better than before!


October 22nd - MRCA Finals

The MRCA finals are coming back to where the season kicked off in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin at Crosspoint Community Church!

Results

Need a refresher on how we got here? Check out some of the amazing battles we've had throughout the 2022 season at our qualifying events below!


January 15th - Wisconsin

Wisconsin Robot Combat is running a field of 32 to kick off the first ever MRCA event! It takes place at Crosspoint Community Church in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

Results

April 9th - Michigan

Michigan Mashup brings the second MRCA qualifier a very unique arena with a pushout, augers, and a steel floor for its 24 competitors. It takes place at Bloomingdale Communications in Bloomingdale, Michigan.

Results

May 21st - Minnesota

Minnesota Massacre, the 3rd MRCA qualifier, is a new event at The Battleground Café in White Bear Lake, Minnesota.

Results

June 18th - Illinois

The Windy City Showdown, the 4th MRCA qualifier, is a new event at the Berwyn Eagles Club in Berwyn, Illinois.

Results

July - Iowa

Iowa Robot Fighting is hosting their first event and providing the last chance to qualify for MRCA finals near Des Moines, Iowa. The venue details and a date are coming soon.

Results