Where can this be seen?
There are combat robotic
events that happen regularly
the U.S. (and the world!), and trying to list them all would be nearly
impossible. But the major U.S. events can usually be found in these
Viewing this live and in person is an entirely different experience
than in videos. It is hard to get a sense of scale and power through
any form of video compared to in person. But viewing on your screen is
still unbelievably entertaning, and where the majority of us have first
been interested in this sport.
For television viewing, recently it was announced that Battlebots
is going to be aired on the ABC Network, showing footage from thier
most recent May 2015 event. This will begin airing June 21, 2015.
For your home viewing pleasure, one great option is the 2015 Robogames
event, hosted by Grant Imahara of Mythbusters fame, and Dr. Kirsten
Sanford from This Week In Science. You can order the DVD or Blu-Ray
Buy DVDs of RoboGames 2015
There are also an unblievably large number of video matches online
through Youtube. For example, one of my personal favorites:
Boogaloo vs. Last Rites
Try searching for
"Robogames", "ComBots", "Battlebots", or "Robot Wars" for an extensive
amount of online Youtube videos!