6-9 Techkriti RoboGames
IIT, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India
University competition with several events for
8-9 METU Robotics Days
METU Culture & Convention Center, Turkey
Events this year include: Sumo, Mini Sumo,
Minefield, Line Following, Robot Triathalon,
Search and Rescue, and Freestyle.
14-15 AMD Jerry Sanders Creative Design Contest
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
Autonomous and remote-controlled robot compete
in teams on playing fields with ramps, colored
cones, and other elements to score points.
16-20 APEC Micromouse Contest
Fort Worth Convention Center, Fort Worth, TX
Small high speed maze-solving robots compete
to find their way through a complex maze in the
shortest possible time.
20-22 Festival de Robotique
Stade Uniprix, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Events include FIRST LEGO, FRC, FLL, jrFLL,
IIT Roorkee, India
This student competition includes a variety
of events for autonomous and
remote controlled robots
22 Manitoba Robot Games
Tec Voc High School, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Events include Sumo, Mini Sumo, Mini Tractor Pull,
Super Scramble, Line Following, and, for the kids,
27-31 Apogee iStrike
BITS Pilani KK Birla Goa Campus, Zuarinagar,
Autonomous robots must navigate roadways while
following traffic signals and avoiding obstacles.
Events include Sumo, Mini Sumo, Micro Sumo,
Parallel Slalom, and Enhanced Slalom.
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