General Rules & Information

Local KOSH Battle Robotic Events

Klerksdorp, Orkney, Stilfontein, Hartebees & Potchefstroom

Light Weight 5kg, 30cm Class

  • Weight Range: 5kg – 7.5kg
  • Dimensions: 30cm x 30cm x 30cm
    • Some tolerance will be allowed
  • Motive  Drive:
    • Electric Motors
      • Preferable 12V – 24V
    • Petrol Engines
  • Main System and Drive Power Sources
    • Sealed Lead Acid, Li-Ion, Li-Poly, NiCd, NiMH, Zinc, Alkaline, Lithium
  • Allowed Weaponary
    • Ramming and Spikes
    • Hammers and Axes
    • Flippers and Lifters
      • Pneumatic, Hydrolic
      • Spring Loaded Weaponary
        • Not pre-loaded, must be energised by onboard winder
    • Tethered Projectiles
      • Cable less than 1m long
  • Banned Weaponary
    • Chemicals or Liquid Weapons
    • High Speed Rotary Spinners
      • More than than 500 RPM
      • More then 25% of Overall Robot Weight
    • Untethered Projectiles


Nationals & Other Countries

Other regions and countries fighting robot classes

  • Middle Weight 20kg 50cm Class

    • The current weight class for national Robot Wars in South Africa.
      • Annual event hosted by an independant stall at Geekfest.
      • Often held at Kayalami, Gauteng around April or May.


  • Heavy Weight 100kg, 1m Class

    • The current weight class for Robot Wars event International.
    • Mayor events in United Kingdom and USA.


  • Ant Weight Class


  • Cereal Box Class

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