RoboGames are Coming!

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Billed as “The World’s Largest Robot Competition,” Robogames returns to San Francisco, CA for a 6th year of rampaging robot mayhem. Besides the 3 days of awesome official action, there are a number of special pre-game events all this month that fans and fanatics might want to check out.

Mon, May 18th – Terminator:Salvation
One of the perks of being the last up against the wall when the revolution
comes is all the cool free stuff, and RoboGames is happily passing along
the pre-apocalyptic joy to you! The first 100 people to buy two tickets to
RoboGames 2009 will receive a complimentary pair of passes to the
“Terminator: Salvation” sneak preview! Lots of the usual legalese applies
– see web page for details. Tickets are NOT guaranteed. First come, first
served. They’ll be gone by tomorrow.
$40 includes 2 tickets to RoboGames and two passes to T:S sneak preview.

Sat, May 9th – Laughing Squid’s Super Secret Robot Party
Have you always wanted to be part of the world domination “in” crowd? Boy
do we have a party for you. Join Combots LLC, Laughing Squid and the
Robotics Society of America for a night out to benefit this year
International RoboGames. Guzzle tasty beverages made by your favorite robot
bartenders, see works in progress and other art bots, munch on a robot-made
toasted marshmallow, and hobnob with some of the leading lights of robotic
society. Door charge is a sliding scale, all proceeds go to making
RoboGames 2009 better than ever!
$7-20, sliding scale.

Sat, May 16th – Combat Preview and Beer Party at Lagunitas
Robots And Free Beer: What Could Be Better? Only 100 lucky party-going
people will be able to party with us at the Lagunitas Brewery! Your
tickets gets you entry to the Lagunitas Robot Lounge, free food, free beer,
a pair of tickets to the International RoboGames, a goody bag stuffed with
robotic delights and satisfaction in knowing that your drunken revelry goes
towards making RoboGames 2009 better than ever this year!
$50/ticket – includes food, beer, tour and entertainment.

June 12-14th – ROBOGAMES!!
Yup, the pack is back. Hundreds of robots from around the world competing
in over 50 different events. What more could you want? Buy tickets now!
Still cheaper than a Giants game, and hey – we got androids, not steroids!
Friday, Saturday, or Sunday – $20 a day or $55 for all three. Discounted
tickets for kids, as always. Buy your tickets today!
$20/adult, $15/kids

RoboGames is still an all-volunteer effort. We need your generosity in
order to continue. We realize that the current economy sucks, but anything
you can contribute will help to make this year great, and next year even
better! If you can’t donate – email us to find out how you can volunteer
and help out – we need people both at the event, and leading up to it (as
in: now…)
Give til it hurts.

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