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San Mateo Event Center, San Mateo, CA
Events include FIRA, BEAM, Mindstorms,
and machine combat.
STU, Bratislave, Slovakia, EU
Line-following, IEEE Micromouse, Mini Sumo,
and free-style events.
National Robotics Challenge
This year's event is the Canine Companion
Penn State Abington Fire-Fighting
Penn State Abington, Abington, PA
Autonomous robots must navigate a maze
and extinguish a fire.
Brown IEEE Robotics Competition
Brown University, Providence, RI
Here, 25 cm autonomous robots must navigate
University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Events include Sumo, Mini Sumo, and Robot
California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo, CA
Autonomous Micromouse-like robots must
navigate a maze.
The Tech Museum of Innovation's
Annual Tech Challenge
Parkside Hall, San Jose, CA
Shake, Rattle, and Rescue — robotic rescue
devices for earthquakes.
VEX Robotics World Championship
Best high school and university VEX teams
in the world compete.
UC Davis Picnic Day Micromouse
University of California, Davis Campus, CA
Micromouse maze solving.
Carnegie Mellon Mobot Races
CMU, Pittsburgh, PA
Events include Mobot Slalom and the
IEEE TERPA Student Robotics Competition
This year's theme is robotic cars.
FIRST Robotics Competition
Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis, MO
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