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ROBO-ONE style humanoid robot combat.
23-24 Motodrone AFO Competition
Autonomous Flying Objects (AFOs) compete in
several areas including the ability to hover in
changing wind conditions, stable flight between
points, capturing photos of targets, recovering
from freefall, and automated take-off and
DragonCon Robot Battles
At this event, remote-controlled and autonomous
robots fight it out at the DragonCon science
DPRG Robot Talent Show
The Science Place, Dallas, TX
Autonomous robots demonstrate their talents.
Robot Fighting League National
“Robots” (RC vehicles) attempt to destroy each
Robots at Play
City Square, Odense, Denmark
Robots compete to demonstrate playfulness and
ROBO-ONE Helper Robot Project
Kawasaki City, Japan
Teleoperated robots compete at performing
common household tasks.
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Ostrava, Czech Republic
Just as the name suggests, this is a competition of
18-19 Korea Intelligent Robot Contest
POSTECH Gymnasium, Pohang City, Korea
This competition includes several events for
general-purpose intelligent robots and one
event for specialized cleaning robots.
Prague, Czech Republic
Autonomous robots must navigate in a park.
20-21 RoboCup Junior Australia
Scitech Museum, Perth, Australia
Events include robot dance, robot rescue, and
Elevator:2010 Climber Competition
To be announced (see website for updates)
Autonomous climber robot must ascend a scale
model of a space elevator using power beamed
from the base.
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