Sidetracked Entertainment Centre
370 Huntingdale Rd Oakleigh South 3167
Phone:- (03) 9562 7607
This venue has held some of the largest RoboWars
events in Australia
There have been triumphs and tears in & out of the arena with the public watching all the destruction.
The arena is made from 100% steel framing with large locking pins holding the walls together.
It uses 6mm polycarbonate held into steel angle iron with load-spreading bars. There is a 300mm high skirt at the base of each wall made from 5mm checker plate steel.
The roof is a heavy dual layer nylon-ish net.
Each wall is 2410mm long and 1820mm high, configured in a Octagon, Meaning the robots have a total of around 55m^2 to fight and destroy their opponent.
This is plenty of room for the Feather weight robots to compete.
There is one door that the compeditors and robots can use to enter or exit the arena.
1800mm high x 800mm wide. A standard door way. (Needs confirming)
A pitt area is allocated to each robot. One table between 2 robots
There are some facilities for repairing robots, but it is suppervised by the SideTrack
Staff. This may change.
A Kiosk is there providing food and drinks
Go Karts Laser Force Mini Golf and other arcade games
Other Important Information
Getting to venue
Getting to the venue is very easy.
From the Airport just get the city link bus to Spenser Street station
For interstate train travelers, the train terminates at Spencer Street station
Then catch a train to Huntingdale, The Pakenham, Cranbourne train line is the one to catch and make sure it stops at Huntingdale
Refer to the following links for train time tables and below is a route map for the required train line
Metlink home page:- www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au/∞
Metlink Time table:- www.metlinkmelbourne.com.au/index.php/line/view/42∞
Once at Huntingdale it is less than a 10min walk to the venue. view map above.