Woodside High School, Woodside, CA
FIRST-based contest for student teams.
9-12 Intl Beach and Sea Robot Competition
Samos Island, Greece
Events for beach-cleaning robots and underwater
object detection robots.
18-22 Latin American Robotics Competition
Sao Carlos-SP, Brazil
Events include Brazilian Robotics Competition,
Robocup Latin American Open, Brazilian National
Olympiad, and the National Robotics Fair.
24-26 Critter Crunch
Hyatt Regency Tech Center, Denver, CO
The original robot combat event for autonomous
and remote control robots.
1 Bloomington VEX Tournament
Events for VEX-based robots include Full Pull XL,
F8 Autonomous, and Light the Lamp.
5-9 FIRA Robot World Cup
ShiJingShan District, Beijing, China
Events include HuroSot, RoboSot, MiroSot,
NaroSot, and KheperaSot.
5-9 IROC International Robot Olympiad
This year's event is called "Robot, Stop Global
9 International Micro Robot Maze Contest
Nagoya University, Japan
Events include Micro Robot Racer, Climbing Competition,
Maze Solver, and Two Leg Robot Competition. Robots
range in size from 1 cm to 2 inches.
21-23 All Japan MicroMouse Contest
Atsugi Campus, Tokyo Polytechnic, Atsugi
Events include Micromouse Classic, Micromouse
Half-size, and Robotrace.
Know of any robot competitions I’ve missed? Is your local school or robot group planning a
contest? Send an email to email@example.com 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
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