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National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India
Another Micromouse competition. Don’t miss it!
12-15 Techkriti RoboGames
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Uttar
Autonomous robots can compete in Park ur
Porsche — an automated car-parking event.
There’s a fire-fighting robot contest and they’ve
also thrown in some robot combat and an event
called Shoot on Sight that involves robots playing
a game with balls.
15-19 APEC Micromouse Contest
Micromouse maze running. Cash prizes
METU Robotics Days
METU Culture & Convention Center, Turkey
Events include line-following, Mini Sumo,
Standard Sumo, trash hunting robots, stair
climbing, slaloming, and freestyle.
13-14 AMD Jerry Sanders Creative Design Contest
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
JSDC is a college design contest centered
around building a robot to compete in a two
day engineering challenge.
Parallel Slalom, Slalom Enhanced, Standard Sumo,
Mini Sumo, Micro Sumo. Autonomous.
21-22 Manitoba Robot Games
Tec Voc High School, Winnipeg, Manitoba,
Mini Sumo, Prairie Sumo, Tractor Pull, Super
Scramble, line-following, and Robo-Critters for the
kids. Sumo events are held for both autonomous
and tethered robots.
University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada
A robot soccer event for LEGO robots.
Boonshoft Museum Robot Rumble
Boonshoft Museum, Dayton, OH
LEGO robot building and competition.
Austrian Hexapod Championship
FH Hagenberg, Austria
Hexapod dancing and hexapod race.
17-19 National Robotics Challenge
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