technology at all levels. As more non-technical folks become aware of the
utility of the 3D printer, prices should
become more competitive, and there
should be more printers on the
market that target everyday users.
Happy 3D printing — and spinning.
E VENT S
1 Robotics Tournament
Events include Micromouse, Sumo, Mini Sumo,
RoboDragRace, Line Following, and Freestyle.
1-2 Trinity College Fire Fighting
Home Robot Contest
Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Robots must detect and extinguish a fire in a mock
6-8 Istanbul Technical University Robotic
Events include Line Following, Micro Sumo, Fire Fighting,
Maze Solving, Stair Climbing, and Self Balancing.
6-8 National Robotics Competition
Student teams build robots that compete in an annual
8 Alabama Robotics Competition
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
K12 student-built autonomous robots navigate an
19 DTU RoboCup
Technical University of Denmark
Student-built robots navigate a course using line and wall
19-25 VEX Robotics World Championship
Elementary, middle, high school, and university teams
compete in an annual challenge.
21 Carnegie Mellon Mobot Races
CMU, Pittsburgh, PA
Student-built robots compete in Mobot Slalom.
Over 50 events including Sumo, Humanoid challenges,
RC Combat, Soccer, LEGO, NatCar, BEAM, and Robot
21 UNI Sumo Smackdown
UNI, Cedar Falls, IA
Ship-in Mini Sumo matches are broadcast via the
19-22 FIRST Robotics Competition
Student-built robots compete in an annual challenge.
22 Mercury Remote Robot Challenge
Teleoperated robots navigate a course 50 miles from the
29-30 The Tech Museum of Innovation's Annual
San Jose, CA
Annual challenge for students.
30 Brown IEEE Robotics Competition
Brown University, Providence, RI
Autonomous robots navigate a maze.
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