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MAKE discount for ComBots Cup V!
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Once again, our pals at ComBots are offering discounts on this year’s ComBots Cup event. David Calkins writes:

ComBots invites all Bay Area MAKE readers and Maker Faire attendees to discounted tickets to “ComBots Cup V,” the fifth annual heavyweight robot combat championship. This event highlights the best combat robot teams in America and their 220-pound flame-throwing, blade-spinning, titanium shearing robots of destruction! This year’s event is Saturday and Sunday, October 23-24th, from 2-7pm.

Whether you’re a sports fan or a techno geek, ComBots puts on the best robot events in the world! If you missed seeing fighting robots at Maker Faire this year, here’s your chance to see them again, at the same venue as the Faire: San Mateo Event Center. Full details at ComBots.

We are pleased to offer MAKE readers with a 20% discount on ticket prices (adults normally $20, kids $15). The coupon is only valid for advanced purchases until Oct 20th. Buy tickets here and use the following coupon code for your discount when you check-out:

Coupon Code: Maker-1147

If you go to the event, please let us know, in the Comments, how it went and what your favorite events. robots, and match-ups were.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.

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