Festo Bionic Mayhem Facebook Contest

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You could score up to $100 and Festo prizes! It's FREE and takes a minute to vote!


How to Play


1. Facebook
Go to Festo US Facebook Page and like us!


2. Enter
Start voting beginning on Selection Sunday, March 31st – April 7th.


3. Brackets
Complete your bracket each round of the contest to increase your chance of winning.


4. Standings
Visit our Facebook page throughout the tournament to monitor your results & standings.



  • Selection Sunday – March 31st - April 7th
  • Super 16 – April 8th - April 14th
  • Electric 8 – April 15th - April 21st
  • Festo 4 – April 22nd - April 28th
  • Festo Bionic Championship Game – April 29th - May 5th



1st Prize - $100 Gift Card, Festo promotional items and a Festo product

2nd Prize - $75 Gift Card, Festo promotional items and a Festo product

3rd Prize - $50 Gift Card, Festo promotional items and a Festo product

How to Enter

Visit Festo US Facebook for more details!


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Arizona BionicOpter vs. Memphis Airacuda


Rookie Year: 2013

Wingspan: 63cm

Length: 44cm

Weight: 175g




Rookie Year: 2006

Length: 100cm

Width: 28cm

Height: 45cm

Weight 4g






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Seattle AquaPenguins vs. Hawaii CyberKite


Overall Length: 0.77m

Wingspan: 0.66m

Weight: 9.6kg



Wingspan (width, length): 8.62m, 2.92m

Surface Area: 12m2

Volume: 3.9m3

Weight: 2.2kg




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Appleton AirJellies vs. Las Vegas FlexShape Gripper


Diameter: 1.35m

Height: 2.20m

Total Weight: 1.3kg


FlexShape Gripper






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Tampa Bay AquaRays vs. Houston Dual Wing Generator

Aqua Rays

Overall Length: 61.5cm

Overall Width: 96cm

Height: 14.5cm

Weight: 10kg


Dual Wing Generator

Rookie Year: 2014

Width: 250cm

Wing Width: 110cm




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Baltimore Kangaroos vs. Eatontown Learning Grippers


Rookie Year: 2014

Size: 100cm upright

Sitting Height: 60cm

Weight: 7kg

Jump Distance: 80cm

Jump Height: 40cm


Learning Grippers

Rookie Year: 2013

Dimensions: 263mm x 263mm x 255mm

Weight: 1850kg

Gripping Object Diameter: 100mm

Handling Weight: 200g




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Charlotte Ants vs. Mason Bionic Handlers


Rookie Year: 2015

Length: 135mm

Height: 43mm

Width: 150mm

Weight: 105g

Step Size: 10mm


Bionic Handlers

Rookie Year: 2010

Highlight: Appeared on PBS Nova





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San Diego AquaJellies vs. Chicago MultiChoice Gripper


Rookie Year: 2008

Overall Length: .77m

Wingspan: .66m

Weight in air: 9.6kg


MultiChoice Gripper

Rookie Year: 2014

Height: 215mm

Diameter: 148mm

Weight: 660g





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San Francisco eMotionButterflies vs. New Orleans Air Fish


Rookie Year: 2015

Wingspan: 50cm

Weight: 32g


Air Fish

Rookie Year: 2006





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Los Angeles SmartBird vs. Detriot AirRays


Rookie Year: 2011

Torso Length: 1.07m

Wingspan: 2.00m

Weight: 0.450kg

Highlight: Flew over Coachella


Air Rays

Span: 4.20m

Length: 2.8m

Height: 0.68m

Total Weight: 1.60kg




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Washington D.C. Exohands vs. Memphis Coconeers




Rookie Year: 2016

Design Software: Cinema 4D

Construction Space: approx. 450 x 300 x 600mm





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New York RoboThespian vs. Ocean City Wave Handlers




Wave Handlers

Rookie Year: 2013

Height: 11.5cm

Length: 93.6

Width: 62.4cm






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Boston Humanoid vs. Philadelphia Nano Force Gripper


Rookie Year: 2006


Nano Force Gripper

Rookie Year: 2012

Length: 110mm

Width: 66mm

Mass: 91g





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Miami Skyliner vs. Louisville Smart Inversion




Smart Inversion

Edge Length: 1.82m

Helium Volume: 2,130m3

Mass: 2,334kg





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Hauppauge Robotino XT vs. Alaska FreeMotionHandlers

Robotino XT

Rookie Year: 2010

Diameter: 370mm

Height: 260mm

Weight: 11kg


Height: 330mm

Weight: 1060g

Max. Payload: 600g



Rookie Year: 2016

Diameter: 137cm

Outside Diameter: 180cm

Total Weight (without helium): 1400g

Total Weight (with helium): 50g

Weight of flying rings: 740g

Maximum flying time: 40 min





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Toronto Power Gripper vs. New Mexico eMotionSpheres

Power Gripper

Rookie Year: 2012

Height: 200mm

Width: 123mm

Depth: 39mm

Weight: 482g



Rookie Year: 2014

Diameter: 95cm

Weight: 27g/m2





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Vancouver Air Penguins vs. Puerto Rico Bionic Tripod 3.0

Air Penguins

Overall Length: 3.70m

Wingspan: 2.48m

Weight: 1kg


Bionic Tripod 3.0

Maximum handling weight: 400g

Maximum displacement -

X-axis: 1000mm

Y-axis: 1000mm

Z-axis: 300mm