Site Proposals

Required Items for Proposal of RoboCup Annual Event (RoboCup-20XX)

A proposer of RoboCup annual event shall prepare a proposal document that includes the following items:

  • Dates
    • dates of competitions, symposiums, and preparation
      • which days and hours participants can enter the venue?
      • which days and hours visitors can enter the venue?
    • relation with schedules to other conferences and events
      • major conferences on robotics, artificial intelligence and multi-agents
      • large sports events (Olympics and World Cups) and festivals
  • Locations and Venues
    • transportation
      • ease of reaching the venue city
      • plan to handle custom issues to transport robots
      • plan to handle immigration of participants
        • possible issues on visa
    • accommodation
      • list of hotels and dormitories
        • especially for juniors
    • tentative floor plans for leagues and symposiums
      • enough spaces?
      • easy to transport among leagues
  • Financial Plan
    • budget plan
    • support from local and national governments
      • certification letters
    • list of sponsors
      • confirmed
      • candidates
  • Organization
    • legal entity that will sign the contract with the RoboCup Federation.
      • The person who signs the contract must be responsible to finance.
    • people who have experience organizing big RoboCup-related events, for example, Open events must be involved
    • committees, committee members, and their experiences in RoboCup and organizing events
  • Potential impact on region(s) in research and education
    • existing RoboCup activities (major, junior)

Each proposal must be submitted by February 15, year N-2 (roughly two and a half years prior to the proposed event). The proposal will be carefully evaluated and voted on by the Board of Trustee of the RoboCup Federation.

For information about previous RoboCup events:

Past Events

Helpful Statistical Information

Origin of Participating Teams (2015)

Australia, Austria
Canada, Chile, China, Columbia
Egypt, Estonia
Germany, Greece
India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy
Pakistan, Portugal
Singapore, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland
Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey
United Kingdom, United States

Number of Teams per League (2015)

Festo Logistics Demo 4
Humanoid League 29
Middle Size League 11
Rescue Robot League 12
Rescue Simulation League 15
RoboCup@Home League 18
RoboCup@Work League 6
Small Size League 18
Soccer Simulation League 33
Standard Platform League 28
Junior Dance League 34
Junior Rescue League 91
Junior Soccer League 47



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