E VENT S
Send updates, new listings, corrections, complaints, and suggestions to: firstname.lastname@example.org or FAX 972-404-0269
Know of any robot competitions I’ve missed? Is your
local school or robot group planning a contest? Send an
email to email@example.com and tell me about it. Be sure to
include the date and location of your contest. If you have
a website with contest info, send along the URL as well,
so we can tell everyone else about it.
For last-minute updates and changes, you can always
find the most recent version of the Robot Competition
FAQ at Robots.net: http://robots.net/rcfaq.html.
— R. Steven Rainwater
Chibots SRS Robo-Magellan
Moraine Valley Community College, Palos Hills, IL
Autonomous robots compete on an outdoor course
that requires waypoint navigation and vision.
Missouri State Fair Robot Expo
Various robot events including the 4-H Show-Me
Robotics Competition. Check the Fair schedule
for exact days and times of each event.
FIRA Robot World Cup
All the usual autonomous robot soccer divisions,
ranging from tiny robots up to humanoid bots.
DragonCon Robot Battles
Remote controlled vehicles destroy each other at
the DragonCon science fiction convention.
National Junior Robotics Competition
Science Centre, Singapore
This robotics competition encourages students to
develop problem solving skills, entrepreneurial
skills, creative thinking skills, and team spirit
among the participants.
Autonomous navigation in a park carrying a
five liter barrel of beer.
World Robotic Sailing Championship
Cardiff, Wales, UK
Robot sailboats must navigate an ocean course
RoboCup Junior Australia
RoboCup Junior Australia is a project-oriented
educational initiative that supports local,
regional, and international robotic events for
young students. Teams work in a co-operative
and supportive environment in three distinct
challenges: Dance, Rescue, and Soccer.
UAV Outback Challenge
Search and Rescue Challenge, Airborne Delivery
Challenge, and Autonomous.
Latin American Robotics Competition
Events include the Brazilian Robotics
Competition, Robocup Latin American Open,
and Brazilian Robotics Fair.
Hyatt Regency Tech Center, Denver, CO
Robot combat — 2 lb and 20 lb event catagories.
Autonomous and remote control. Starting size
of 12" x 12" x 12". Weight limit of 20 lb. Power
source must meet OSHA requirements for
SERVO 08.2012 21