3-6 Techkriti RoboGames
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Uttar
University level events. See website for 2016 rules.
5-6 METU Robotics Days
METU Culture and Convention Center, Turkey
Events include Search and Rescue, Mini Sumo, Maze
Solver, Trash Hunter, Line Follower, and Free Style.
11-12 Midwestern Robotics Design Competition
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
Autonomous robots built by university level teams
compete on a new course each year. See the website
for details on the 2016 course.
IIT Roorkee, India
Events include Robosapiens, Aeronave, Armageddon,
Cyborg Break-in, Powerdrift, Breach Wars, and Poseidon.
19-20 FIRST LEGO League of Central Europe
Regional FIRST LEGO event.
19 Manitoba Robot Games
Tec Voc High School, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Events include Mini Sumo, Prairie Sumo, Super Scramble
Light, Super Scramble Heavy, Line Follower, Robo-Critter,
and LEGO NXT/Mindstorms Autonomous.
20-24 APEC Micromouse Contest
Long Beach, CA
Micromouse maze running.
30 Festival de Robotique
Stade Uniprix, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Events include FIRST LEGO, FRC, FLL, jrFLL, and Zone01.
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.
— R. Steven Rainwater
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