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Guindy, Chennai, India
Events include Designer’s Quest, Solenopsis,
Freightcog, and Catch Me If You Can.
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
Events include Micromouse, Pixel, Full Throttle:
Grand Prix, and Blitzkrieg.
Singapore Robotic Games
Singapore Science Center, Republic of Singapore
Lots of events including Micromouse, Sumo,
robot soccer, wall climbing, pole balancing,
underwater robots, legged robot marathon,
legged robot obstacle race, “robot colony,”
humanoid competition, and more.
IIT Khargpur, West Bengal, India
Apparently all the events at Robotix must have an
X in their name: Xants, TribotX, Xtension, 8mileX,
Xplode, and eXplore.
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Uttar,
Events include automated car parking, robot
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combat, and robot ball games.
APEC Micromouse Contest
Very fast, very small robots solve mazes very
National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India
Micromouse, square route line following, and slam
dunk robot basketball.
CIRC Central Illinois Bot Brawl
Lakeview Museum, Peoria, IL
Events include RC combat, miscellaneous Sumo,
line following, line maze, and Best in Show.
AMD Jerry Sanders Creative Design Contest
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
Robots must move balloons around a field to play
Tic-Tac-Toe. To make it more challenging, teams
must perform specific tasks in order to obtain
Manitoba Robot Games
TecVoc High School, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Events include Sumo, mini Sumo, line following,
robot tractor pull, SuperScramble, Frequent Flyer,
COGMATION, and Robo-Critters.
Events included in this competition are parallel
slalom, slalom enhanced, standard Sumo, mini
Sumo, and micro Sumo.
University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Robotic soccer for LEGO robots.