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— R. Steven Rainwater
BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa Campus, Zuarinagar
Autonomous ground robots must follow traffic
signs while avoiding obstacles.
METU Robotics Days
METU Culture & Convention Center, Turkey
Events include Sumo, Mini Sumo, Slalom,
Triathlon, Garbage Collection, Mine-Sweeper,
APEC Micromouse Contest
Speedy autonomous mice robots solve mazes.
Technical University of Denmark
Events include line following and wall following.
Motorama Robot Conflict
Remote control vehicles destroy each other.
CIRC Central Illinois Bot Brawl
Lakeview Museum, Peoria, IL
Lots of events including line following, line
maze, Sumo, RC combat, and Best of Show.
National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India
Events include Traffic Rush, Fix the Android,
Diner Dash, and Lanka Reloaded.
Greater Philadelphia Sea Perch Challenge
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Tethered underwater ROV event.
Trenton Computer Festival Robotics Contest
Ewing Township, NJ
Every year is different, but robot events usually
include maze navigation, precipice avoidance,
Harrisburg University Pennbots
Harrisburg University, Harrisburg, PA
Maze solving plus remote control vehicle
Events include Parallel Slalom, Slalom Enhanced,
Sumo, Mini Sumo, and Micro Sumo.
Trinity College Fire Fighting
Home Robot Contest
Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Contest runs through April 1. Autonomous
robots must navigate a mock house, locate a
fire, and extinguish the flames.
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