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Museumsquartier, Vienna, Austria
In this event, robots are tested on serving
cocktails, mixing cocktails, bartending
conversation, lighting cigarettes/cigars, and
other achievements in electronic cocktail
Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, ESTONIA
Autonomous robot must clean a room by
gathering up socks, empty cans, and other stray
objects. The objects must be placed into a special
Penn State Abington Robo-Hoops
Penn State Abington, Abington, PA
Robots pick up foam balls and shoot or dunk
them into a basket to score points.
17-21 IROC International Robot Olympiad
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Includes a wide range of events including
line-following, maze solving, legged robot contest,
robot prison break, FIRA soccer, robot dancing,
and an open category.
PAReX Autonomous Robotics Competition
Shiloh Community Center, Phoenix, AZ
This event includes mini-Sumo, maze runners,
Ja nu ar y
20-22 Singapore Robotic Games
Singapore Science Center, Republic of Singapore
Another big multi-event competition. Some of the
events planned are autonomous Sumo, RC Sumo,
robot soccer, wall climbing, pole balancing,
underwater robots, legged robot marathon,
legged robot obstacle race, and others.
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
Autonomous bots compete in Micromouse and
three other events, called Pixel, Full Throttle:
Grand Prix, and Blitzkrieg.
IIT Khargpur, West Bengal, India
Now at nine years old, this is supposed to be
the largest robot competition in India. Expect to
see over 1,000 teams competing and over 2,500
spectators this year.
Guindy, Chennai, INDIA
This event includes Designer’s Quest, Solenopsis,
Freightocog, and Catch Me If You Can.
F ebru a r y
15-19 APEC Micromouse Contest
Micromouse maze running. Cash prizes and
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