Competitions

For 2017, we run the following 8 9 competitions.
NEW! As RobotChallenge event will not be held this year in Vienna as earlier, we have agreed with its organizers to run the Puck Collect competition in Prague; see below for details.

Bear Rescue BeginnerBear Rescue Beginner

The robot has to find a lost bear and bring it back home. In this competition, the robots are remotely controlled by their authors.
Bear Rescue Beginner rules

Bear Rescue AdvancedBear Rescue Advanced

Similarly to the previous competition, the robots search a bear and bring it back home. However, in Bear Reascue Advanced, the robots are fully autonomous, i.e. they decide by themselves without human intervention.
Bear Rescue Advanced rules

Free StyleFree Style

The contest is open to all robotic enthusiasts. Did you make something that even loosely relates to robotics? Then this category is just for you.
Free Style rules

Ketchup HouseKetchup House

A pair of robots compete in a warehouse, who will get more ketchup cans at the end of the game. The warehouse is filled by up to 12 cans of ketchup and its floor is marked by a grid of lines to help the robots to locate. Which robot takes more cans to its base line?
Ketchup House rules

Line FollowerLine Follower

The robots should be designed to quickly follow the black line. However, they may meet different obstacles on the track – split and join of the line, objects on the track and line interruptions. Only robots that overcome all obstacles can succeed.
Line Follower rules

Mini SumoMini Sumo

Each robot is trying to push the opponent out of the ring. The robots must fit in the size limit (10×10 cm) and the weight limit (0.5 kg).
Mini Sumo rules

Puck CollectPuck Collect

One robot collects blue, its oponent red pucks. They have to bring them to their homes in the playing field corners.
Puck Collect rules

Roadside AssistanceRoadside Assistance

After a crash on the road, the site needs to be cleaned. The place should be properly labeled and cargo has to be loaded onto replacement vehicles. Which of the robots is able to cope better with this embarrassing situation?
Roadside Assistance rules

RoboCartsRoboCarts

Up to 5 robots compete on the racetrack at the same time who will be the first to pass predetermined number of rounds. There is however a lot of corners on the track, which makes it quite difficult. To make it easier, black line marks the side of the track.
RoboCarts rules

Competition variants

All competitions are organized in two variants:
a) build the robot from whatever you want;
b) build a robot using a robot construction set.
Construction kits

Demo

This is how some of the competitions looked like in previous years. Most of the rules for 2017 are similar, however do read the rules, there are differences: