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 (2014)

Argentina, Australia, Austria
Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia
Egypt, Estonia
Germany, Greece
Hong Kong, Hungary
India, Indonesia, Iran, Israel, Italy
Netherlands, Nigeria
Pakistan, Panama, Peru, Portugal
Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sudan, Sweden, Switzerland
Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey
Unite Kingdom, United States, Uruguay

Number of Teams per League (2014)

Festo Logistics Demo 10
Humanoid League 33
Middle Size League 6
Rescue Robot League 10
Rescue Simulation League 18
RoboCup@Home League 11
RoboCup@Work League 5
Small Size League 20
Soccer Simulation League 25
Standard Platform League 25
Junior Dance League 35
Junior Rescue League 104
Junior Soccer League 62

Number of Participants per League (2014)

Festo Logistics Demo 58
Humanoid League 230
Middle Size League 63
Rescue Robot League 73
Rescue Simulation League 55
RoboCup@Home League 93
RoboCup@Work League 28
Small Size League 147
Soccer Simulation League 73
Standard Platform League 138
Junior Dance League 276
Junior Rescue League 506
Junior Soccer League 345



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