updated 5/25/19

Battlebots 2019 Scoring Breakdown

Game Points


Penalty Points


  1. Pinning is defined as preventing an opposing robot from moving and it has no way to escape.
  1. Pinning is not permitted for longer than 15 seconds.
  2. Pinning longer than 15 seconds will incur in a penalty of 10 points
  3. Once one “pin” has been called on a robot, the pinning timer resets and the robot can be charged with pinning again
  4. Robots must clear each other by one foot for pinning to be cleared