San Miguel Sports Hall, Guarda, Portugal
Autonomous fire fighting robots.
7-11 Botball National Tournament
Student teams build autonomous robots that compete
on a game board by moving black and white balls.
10-11 International Autonomous
Robot Racing Competition
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Student-built autonomous robots must navigate a
course, avoiding fixed obstacles.
13-17 K*bot World Championships
Las Vegas, NV
Events include autonomous two-wheel drive K*bots and
four-wheel drive K*bots, as well as remote controlled
17-23 RoboCup Robot Soccer World Cup
Events include small-size robot soccer, mid-size robot
soccer, Sony legged robot soccer, humanoid robot
soccer, Robocup Junior robot soccer, and Rescue Robots.
20-26 International RoboSub Competition
SSC Pacific TRANSDEC, San Diego, CA
University teams build autonomous underwater robots
that must complete a different task each year.
26-29 ASABE Robotics Competition
New Orleans, LA
University teams build robots to complete a different
agricultural task each year.
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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