the University of Queensland to see who's the best
at building LEGO-based, autonomous soccer
Autonomous robots must build a bridge and then
move objects across it.
Seattle Center, Seattle, WA
At this Seattle Robotics Society event, people from
around the world come together to present new
robotic technologies, show off their robotic creations, and compete in several robotic competitions
and activities. The Robo-Magellan competition is
sponsored by SERVO.
Robot Fighting League National
Herbst Pavilion, Fort Mason Center
San Francisco, CA
Radio-controlled vehicles destroy each other in San
Grants Pass, OR
Includes a range of events for autonomous robots,
including maze solving, 3 kg sumo, mini sumo,
micro sumo, and nano sumo.
Santa Clara, CA
SERVO Magazine’s weight lifting competition for
powered, articulated exoskeletons offers an
event incorporating the technology of the future.
The event is being held in conjunction with
RoboNexus. See page 8 of this issue for more
information or visit the website for rules and full
22-24 Critter Crunch
MileHicon, Marriott Southeast, Denver, CO
The Denver Area Mad Scientists were pitting
autonomous and remote-controlled robots against
each other long before commercial events like
“BattleBots” and “Robot Wars.”
27-31 FIRA Robot World Cup
BEXCO, Busan, Korea
All the usual categories of robot soccer, including
humanoid, single, team, khepera, and others. See
the website for details.
CIRC Autonomous Robot Sumo Competition
In addition to sumo, this year's event includes some
R/C combat events.
13-14 Eastern Canadian Robot Games
Ontario Science Centre, Ontario, Canada
Includes BEAM events, including autonomous
sumo and a fire fighting competition.
Texas BEST Competition
Reed Arena, Texas A & M University
College Station, TX
This is the big one, where the winners from the
26-27 War-Bots Xtreme
Saskatoon Saskatchewan, Canada
Robots (R/C vehicles) attempt to destroy each
other to win $10,000.00 in prize money.
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