The famous annual competition of bartending robots
including events for mixing cocktails, server cocktails,
lighting cigarettes, bartending conversation, and
"other achievements in electronic cocktail culture."
7-8 South's BEST Competition
Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Regional event for the BEST student robotics
16-19 IROC International Robot Olympiad
Events at this year's Olympiad will focus on
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
University level competition for autonomous robots
including events like the International Robotics
Challenge, Robotron, and Code Master.
22-23 Singapore Robotic Games
Republic of Singapore
A wide range of events for autonomous robots
including Picomouse, Sumo, robot soccer, wall
climbing, pole balancing, underwater robots, legged
robot marathon, Robot Colony, and an event for
23-26 ION Autonomous Snowplow Competition
St. Paul, MN
Autonomous snowplow robots compete to remove
snow on a designated path.
23 Powered by Sun
Ostrava, Czech Republic
Autonomous solar-powered robots compete in a
IIT Khargpur, West Bengal, India
Large tech competition for university students that
includes a variety of robot-related events.
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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
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Competition FAQ at Robots.net:
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