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Robot Competition FAQ at Robots.net:
— R. Steven Rainwater
AUVS International Ground
Oakland University, Rochester, MI
Autonomous ground robots navigate an outdoor
obstacle course within a prescribed time limit.
Prague, Czech Republic
Some unusual sounding events like Bear Rescue
and Ketchup House, as well as traditional robot
events like line following and mini Sumo.
Sparkfun Autonomous Robotics Challenge
Boulder Reservoir, Boulder, CO
Autonomous ground and air robot contest.
Concurso Robótica Radio Servicio Aguilar
Tapachula, Chiapas, Mexico
See website for details and rules for this contest.
Pobot Junior Cup
A competition for waste collection robots.
MATE ROV Competition
NASA RASCAL Robo-Ops
Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX
Contestants build teleoperated planetary rovers.
The rover must compete in Houston, TX while
being teleoperated by their teams from their
home university locations.
NASA Sample Return Robot Challenge
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA
Robots must navigate unknown terrain, avoid
obstacles, and return a sample.
UK National Micromouse Competition
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Small autonomous robot mice race through a
maze to win the coveted brass cheese award.
National Underwater Robotics Challenge
Student ROV contest.
International Autonomous Robot Contest
Reuben H. Fleet Science Center
San Diego, CA
Autonomous robots must navigate a course
around fixed obstacles.
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