The general rule for Battlebot costing is $100 per pound, for a 250lbs robot this equals $25000. The total price range can be much higher depending on materials, components, prototyping facilities, custom fabrication, and shipping.
How much does a typical Battlebot cost?
between $5,000 and $50,000
Bots can cost between $5,000 and $50,000 to build, and they are mostly constructed by regular people doing this as an incredibly expensive hobby. Teams get sponsors, but that money is to cover costs, not to turn a profit.
How much do battlebots contestants get paid?
According to a Reddit thread, competitors get paid $500 for simply appearing in the arena. The grand winner of the tournament takes home a grand total of $25,000.
How much does the Battlebot tombstone cost?
For what it’s worth Tombstone was somewhere between 10 and 15 grand.
What is the weight limit for BattleBots?
Most televised events are of heavyweights. Currently Battlebots has a weight limit of 250 lb (113 kg). To encourage diversity of design, rules often give an extra weight allotment for robots that can walk rather than roll on wheels.
How much does the giant nut weight in BattleBots?
Weight: 322.5 lbs.
What is the heaviest BattleBot?
Mammoth is the largest heavyweight robot ever built.
Can BattleBots have guns?
Projectile weapons are allowed, as long as they do not create an arena-fouling problem. Projectile weapons must not use explosives. Springs, catapults and gas-pressure powered guns may be acceptable. You may be required to show that your projectile weapon will not damage the Lexan exterior of the arena.