ComBots Contestant Info

Where ComBots Cup VII will be held at San Mateo Fairgrounds.
When Load-In: Thur, Oct 18, 2012
Check-in: Fri, Oct 19, 2012 - you must clear safety by 11pm.
Show Dates: Sat-Sun, Oct 20-21, 2012
Load-Out: Mon, Oct 22, 2012
Rules Full rules are here. Read them!
Check-in: You must check in no later than Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 11pm. This is the actual safety check-in sheet used by the safety team for every robot. Make sure you can pass it before you arrive.
Classes The event is open to any 1, 3, 30, 60, 120, or 220 pound robots.
Registration Registering for ComBots Cup VII is done via the RoboGames site.
Advice Guide to Winning.
Parts of a ComBot (a visual guide.)
RioBotz Combot Tutorial 2.0 (PDF - 28.7MB)
Generalized video
Shipping [Your Contact Name]
Expo Hall
San Mateo Fairgrounds
2495 S. Delaware St
San Mateo, CA 94403
Phone: (650) 574-3247

Competitors must arrange their own shipping. You or your designated agent must be present to accept your shipment, and you must be present to hand your return shipment to your shipper. AT NO TIME WILL COMBOTS, SAN MATEO COUNTY EVENT CENTER, OR THE RFL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPETITORS ROBOTS, TOOLS, OR OTHER PROPERTY. YOU ALONE ARE 100% RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR PROPERTY AT ALL TIMES. Competitors will have access to the venue during load-in and load out, and should arrange with their shippers accordingly. If you cannot arrive before your robot, you may arrange for another builder to sign for your robot/crate.

Hotels Several hotels are available in the area for you to stay at.
Best Western Los Prados Inn
2940 S. Norfolk Street
San Mateo, CA 94403
$85/night 650-341-3300 ext 704 1.68 miles
Howard Johnson
2110 S. El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA 94403
$65/night 650-341-9231 1 mile
Stone Villa Inn
2175 South El Camino Real
San Mateo, CA 94403
$79/night 650-458-6556 0.9 miles
Hillsdale Inn
477 East Hillsdale Boulevard
San Mateo, CA 94403
$280/weekly 650-341-3461 1 mile
San Mateo Event Center
RV Parking w/hookups
2495 Delaware Ave
San Mateo, CA 94403
incl. 110 VAC
& Sewer Hookup 650-574-3247 100 feet
Crown Royal Plaza
1221 Chess Drive
Foster City, CA 94404
$89/night 650-570-5700 2 miles