For the similarly-named US antweight that competed at Rocky Mountain Robot Showdown, see Gold Rush.


GoldRush at Kilobots 42

GoldRush is a US Antweight class robot built by Team Jester that competes at Kilobots events. Inspired by Robot Wars machine S3, GoldRush uses a t-shaped design with a pair of thick UHMW pontoons in front supporting a 3.5" vertical spinning blade, with the remainder of the robot's electronics in a rear pipe that also contains the robot's two drive motors.

Robot HistoryEdit

Kilobots XLEdit


GoldRush at Kilobots 40

In the first round, GoldRush faced horizontal spinner Spin. GoldRush won this fight and advanced.

In the next round, GoldRush would have faced Treadnought, but as both robots were entered by the same builder, GoldRush was chosen to advance.

GoldRush's next opponent was modified Viper kit Cookie. GoldRush won this fight and advanced to the Antweight Rookie finals.

In the finals, GoldRush fought fellow vertical spinner Chop. GoldRush won this fight, becoming the antweight rookie champion.

GoldRush returned for the antweight rumble. It didn't do very well, having its weapon quickly broken by Metroid before being carried into the pit by Blue Steel.

Kilobots XLIEdit

For this event, the antweight masters class was a round-robin seeding a knockout bracket.

In the end, GoldRush won two of its six fights, tying with Tiger Shark. However, Tiger Shark had forfeit to GoldRush in the round-robin, so GoldRush was given the higher #5 seed.

GoldRush fought the #4 seed, Master Chop. GoldRush lost this fight and was eliminated from the tournament.

Kilobots XLIIEdit

For this event, the antweight masters class was a two-on-two "gladiator" style event.

In the end, GoldRush earned two points.


Series Event Opponent(s) Results
Kilobots 40 Antweight Rookies Spin Won
Treadnought Won (Forfeit)
Cookie Won
Chop Won
Kilobots 41 Antweight Masters Master Spin Lost
Mega Looon Won
Blue Steel Lost
Chomper Lost
Tiger Shark Won (Forfeit)
Master Chop Lost
Master Chop Lost


  • Wins: 5
  • Losses: 5
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