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Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Regional for the BEST student competition.
This annual competition of cocktail robots
includes events for best cocktail service,
best cocktail mixing, and best bartending
Lots of events including mini Sumo, micro
Sumo, nano Sumo, Micromouse, line following,
IROC International Robot Olympiad
The theme of this year's contest is "Robots,
caring for aged people." There are many events
for different age groups and robot types,
including events with names like "Prison Break,"
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"Robot Survival," "Robot Pushing," "Robot
Shoving," Racing, line following, and a
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
Events include an International Robotics
Challenge, TechOlympics, Robotron, Dimensions,
Xtreme Machines, and Code Czar.
FIRST LEGO League of Central Europe
This is the big FIRST LEGO League championship
event for the area.
Singapore Robotic Games
Science Centre, Republic of Singapore
The games include lots of events: picomouse,
Sumo, robot soccer, wall climbing, pole
balancing, underwater robots, legged robots,
robot colony, humanoid competition, and the
intelligent robot competition.
ION Autonomous Snowplow Competition
St. Paul, MN
Just what it sounds like — autonomous
snowplow robots must remove snow along a
Student competition for autonomous robots
with a variety of events.