Apply To Bugglebots 2019 (aka 'Series 2')

Thank you for taking an interest in applying for Bugglebots 2019. Whether you’re an experienced roboteer or a first-timer, please read the following information before applying.

If you have any further questions please email

Bugglebots is a combat robotics competition which is filmed and produced as a webseries. We fight robots in the UK Beetleweight 1.5kg class. The show format is intended to be similar to Bugglebots 2018, but we will confirm the competition format prior to filming. Applications for Bugglebots 2019 run from 18th February 2019 16:45:00pm to 18th April 2019 23:59:59pm. We will let you know the result of your application by 25th April 2019.

Please ensure you meet the following criteria:

What we are looking for:

Bugglebots aims to promote the diversity and accessibility of robot combat as well as the entertainment and educational values of it. As such, we welcome applications from varying levels of experience and budget, from newcomers with first-builds to experienced veterans, and everything in between. We encourage teams as well as solo builds.

Some of the criteria we will be particularly looking for:

Kit bots, commissioned builds and pre-owned are not encouraged to apply unless they have been heavily modified by you.

Apply Online Below

TIP! – Include things like images of CAD models, sketches, parts or the build and videos etc.

NOTE – If this is a new build, evidence of build progress will help your application. You can send us updates of your build over the two month application period to help your application. You can email or message Bugglebots with updates.

TIP!The application period is two months so please do not rush your application if you think you could spend more time developing your robot.