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Botball National Tournament
Autonomous robot event for student teams.
Singapore Inter-School Micromouse
Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore
This is a maze solving event for autonomous
University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Autonomous robot race cars navigate an outdoor
Elevator:2010 Climber Competition
NASA Dryden Flight Research Center
Edwards Air Force Base, Mojave, CA
In this competition, autonomous robots must
climb a 1 km tether powered only by light
beamed from an 8 Kw laser at the elevator’s
San Miguel, Portugal
Autonomous fire-fighting robots compete to put
out a fire.
20-24 AUVS International Aerial Robotics
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Autonomous flying robots and sub-vehicles
perform complex tasks including entering and
20-24 K'NEX K*bot World Championships
Las Vegas, NV
Multiple events with asterisks in their name like
Cyber K*bots, Four-wheel drive K*bots, and Two-wheel drive K*bots.
AUVS International Underwater Robotics
Competition (runs through Aug 2)
San Diego, CA
In this competition, university students field
autonomous robots that must complete an
Science Center, Singapore
In this event, autonomous LEGO robots compete
on a Plegofield course.
18-20 FIRA Robot World Cup
A robot soccer competition that tries to combine
robotics with high quality scientific research in AI
and computer vision.
Homebrew Robotics Club (HBRC)
CMU Silicon Valley Campus, Silicon Valley, CA
In this competition, there are three events
including the TABLEBot Challenge, a
RoboMagellan contest, and an Open Exhibition.
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