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— R. Steven Rainwater
National Robotics Challenge
A wide range of events for student-built robots
including Sumo, mini Sumo, pick-and-place,
robot construction, robot maze, rescue robot,
robo hockey, Bot Ball, and VEX Sack Attack.
Brown IEEE Robotics Competition
Brown University, Providence, RI
Autonomous robots must navigate a maze.
CIRC Central Illinois Bot Brawl
Events include RC vehicle combat, Sumo,
line following, line maze, and Checkers on a
University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain
Sumo, mini Sumo, Robocup Jr, Eurobot,
Rastreadores, and Velocistas.
Trinity College Fire Fighting
Home Robot Contest
Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Autonomous robots must find and extinguish
Penn State Abington Fire Fighting
Penn State Abington, Abington, PA
Regional event for the Trinity College
Fire Fighting Contest.
VEX Robotics World Championship
This year's contest is called VEX Sack Attack.
Autonomous robots compete on a course that
combines line following and wall following.
Carnegie Mellon Mobot Races
CMU, Pittsburgh, PA
Student-built robots compete in the Mobot
Slalom and MoboJoust.
Istanbul Technical University
Events include line following, mini Sumo, fire
fighting, maze solving, and a robot vacuum
San Mateo Event Center, San Mateo, CA
Over 50 events for all kinds of robots including
BEAM, Mindstorms, Soccer, Sumo, line
following, Robomagellan, Bartending, fire
fighting, and dozens of others.
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