2018 news in short

tl;dr news:
New competition Toy Cleanup Beginner and Advanced.
Bear Rescue Beginner is not held and is replaced by Toy Cleanup Beginner.
Mini Sumo Construction kit category is up to 15x15cm and 1kg.
In Ketchup House, robots must avoid collisions, “priority to the right” applies.
No lead line in RoboCarts, defunct robots are not removed.
Under certain conditions, other than original parts may be used in Construction Kits.
The Construction Kits category is for kids, pupils, and students.