5-7 European Rover Challenge
Student teams build rovers for a simulated
8-12 World Robotic Sailing Championships
Robot sailboats must navigate an ocean course
12 National Junior Robotics Competition
Science Centre, Singapore
See website for details.
Facultad de Ingenieria — Udelar
Events include Sumo, Liceal, LARC IEEE
Open/SEK, line following, and vision.
The Armory, Seattle Center, Seattle, WA
Events include SRS Robo-Magellan, line following,
line maze, mini Sumo, and W.A.R.
Pilsen, Czech Republic
Robots must autonomously navigate through a
park while carrying a five liter barrel of beer.
23 UAV Outback Challenge
Kingaroy, Queensland, Australia
Two events for flying robots: the Search and
Rescue Challenge; and the Airborne Delivery
26-28 RoboCup Junior Australia
University of Queensland, Brisbane
St Lucia, QLD, Australia
RoboCup soccer and rescue robot events.
La Spezia, Italy
Autonomous robots respond to a simulated
22 SERVO 09.2014
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