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Autonomous robot challenge that varies each
year. See the website for details on this year's
The Dallas Personal Robotics Group's bi-annual
autonomous robot competition.
University of Rostock
Autonomous robot race on the SPURT track.
SPURT stands for School Projects Using Robot
Western Canadian Robot Games
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Lots of events including Sumo, mini Sumo, line
following, LEGO Mindstorms, humanoid and
walker challenges, art bots, and an off-road
Events include fire fighting, line following, and
jousting for autonomous robots, and Robotovate
for tele-operated robots.
Lawrence Technological University, Southfield, MI
Autonomous Sumo competition.
Sion (Valasis), Switzerland
Regional event for the Eurobot autonomous
National SeaPerch Challenge
Students build open hardware underwater ROVs
ICRA Robot Challenge
Events include Micro-Robot Challenge, Virtual
Manufacturing Challenge, Solutions in
Perception Challenge, and Modular and
Reconfigurable Robot Challenge.
UC Davis Campus, Davis, CA
High speed variation on line following in which
the line is a wire producing a 75 kHz magnetic
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