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 (2013)

Argentina, Australia, Austria
Brazil, Belgium
Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia
Egypt
Finland, France
Germany, Greece
Hungary
India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy
Japan
Korea
Macao, Mexico
Netherlands
Pakistan, Portugal Romania,
Russian Federation
Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland
Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey
United Kingdom, United States

Number of Teams per League (2013)

Festo Logistics Demo 9
Humanoid League 37
Middle Size League 10
Rescue Robot League 17
Rescue Simulation League 21
RoboCup@Home League 21
RoboCup@Work League 5
Small Size League 21
Soccer Simulation League 37
Standard Platform League 22
Junior Dance League 42
Junior Rescue League 95
Junior Soccer League 73

Number of Participants per League (2013)

Festo Logistics Demo 56
Humanoid League 248
Middle Size League 118
Rescue Robot League 173
Rescue Simulation League 95
RoboCup@Home League 185
RoboCup@Work League 26
Small Size League 178
Soccer Simulation League 119
Standard Platform League 149
Junior Dance League 326
Junior Rescue League 554
Junior Soccer League 421

 


 

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