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International Micro Robot Maze Contest
Nagoya University, Japan
This competition is held along with the
International Symposium on Micro Mechatronics
and Human Science. Events include 1 cm Micro
Robot Races, Teleoperated Mountain Climbing
Micro Robots, the Autonomous Micro Robot
Maze, and Micro Biped Locomotion Robots.
AHRC Robot Rally
Pinckneyville Community Center, Norcross, GA
This year's competition includes an Open
Competition, R/C Qube Quest, Maze Solving,
and a new six-part Polyathlon. There will also be
mini Sumo exhibition matches.
Museum of Nature and Science, Dallas, TX
This year's Dallas Personal Robotics Group fall
RoboRama includes three indoor events: line
following, square dance, and table top, as well
as the outdoor RoboColumbus event.
Canadian National Robot Games
Ontario Science Centre, Ontario, Canada
Events include Sumo, line following, fire fighting,
search and rescue, walkers, photovore, and more.
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Real World Robot Challenge
Tsukuba Expo Center, Tsukuba, Japan
Autonomous robots compete in the real world,
literally — they must navigate the Tsukuba streets
and sidewalks, coexisting with humans, animals,
All Japan MicroMouse Contest
Super-speedy autonomous robots must solve and
navigate a maze in the shortest time possible.
Texas BEST Competition
Special Events Center, Garland, TX
Student teams build robots and compete in this
regional competition, learning a variety of science,
technology, engineering, and math skills along
Sixty-two technical colleges and 57 other schools
nationwide participate in Robocon which
culminates at this championship.
Tallinn University of Technology, Tallinn, Estonia
Autonomous robots compete in line following,
soccer, and FIRST LEGO league events.
Watch robots mixing cocktails, lighting cigarettes,
and working toward other ground-breaking
achievements in electronic cocktail culture.