6-11 WCCI Competition
Several events for autonomous robots including
"Human-like bots," "Physical Traveling Salesman
Problem," and "Turing Test Track."
13-16 ASABE Robotics Competition
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Student-built autonomous agricultural robots meet
in a competition that changes each year. See the
website for details on this year's challenge.
14-18 K*bot World Championships
Las Vegas, NV
Student-built autonomous and remote control
robots meet in a variety of events including
Two-Wheel K*bots, Four-Wheel K*bots,
Cyber K*bots, and Motorless K*bots.
21-24 RoboCup Robot Soccer World Cup
João Pessoa, Brazil
Autonomous robots of all sizes compete
in soccer. Events for small and mid-sized
robots, Sony legged robots, small and
large humanoid robots, as well as a few
other non-soccer robot events such as
25 International Autonomous Robot
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Autonomous robots must navigate a
course around fixed obstacles in the
minimum possible time.
28 International RoboSub Competition
SSC Pacific TRANSDEC, San Diego, CA
Autonomous underwater vehicles must
complete an underwater course, avoiding
obstacles and meeting other varying
30 Botball National Tournament
Galen Center, Los Angeles, CA
Autonomous kit-built robots move black
and white balls on a game board.
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Know of any robot competitions I’ve missed? Is your local school or robot group planning a
contest? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org 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