They were forced to forfeit their match against Bucky the Beaverbot after failing to even have the bot half-built by the time safety inspections closed. In addition the team collected roughly half of the pit-safety violation notices issued during the event for violating pit safety rules.
White Rabbit was named after the Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog from Monty Python and the Holy Grail, as was the team- Team Python.
- White Rabbit is one of three robots whose name is inspired by Monty Python, the others being Biggus and None Shall Pass.
- For many years afterwards, a team that made outrageous claims with little to back it in the way of actual competition was called 'white-rabbiting'.
- Team Python would later enter the much more successful Chimera into the Beetleweight division of the NPC Charity Open where it managed to reach the quarterfinals.