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IROS 2017 RoboCup Best Paper Award

29 Sep 2017
Congratulations to the recipients of the#IROS2017 RoboCup Best Paper Award! Hafez Farazi and Sven Behnke "Online Visual Robot Tracking and Identification using Deep LSTM Networks" http://www.ais.uni-bonn.de/papers/IROS_2017_Farazi.pdf
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Call for Participation: RoboCup German Open 2018

25 Sep 2017
RoboCup German Open 2018 Call for Participation https://robocupgermanopen.de 27 - 29 April 2018 MESSE MAGDEBURG, Germany The RoboCup German Open 2018 will be the 16th open RoboCup competition held in Germany. The event will take place in Magdeburg at MESSE MAGDEBURG. The registration opens *** 15 October 2017 *** . The registration deadline is *** 15 December 2017 *** for international Major teams and *** 30 November 2017 *** for German Junior teams. Please contact...
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RoboCup@Home 2018 Call for Participation

23 Sep 2017
RoboCup@Home 2018 Calls for Participation for the three sub-leagues: Open Platform, Domestic Standard Platform (Toyota HSR) and Social Standard Platform (SoftBank Pepper) have been published in http://www.robocupathome.org/call-for-participation
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RoboCup 2017 Nagoya Live stream

27 Jul 2017
Enjoy live stream from RoboCup 2017 in Nagoya Japan.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ggwuKFfxbx4
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call for proposal: RoboCup Design Award

26 May 2017
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Dear all participants of RoboCup-2017,We are grad to announce that we organize the following RoboCup Design Award this year as follow:RoboCup Design Award----------------------------------------------------------------------RoboCup holds up the ultimate goal:"By the middle of the 21st century, a team of fully autonomous humanoid robotsoccer players shall win a soccer game, complyingwith the official rules of FIFA, against the winner of the most recent WorldCup"This goal includes the...
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RoboCup Videos

17 May 2017
New RoboCup videos highlight 20 years of robot competitions spanning soccer, rescue, @home, and industrialhttps://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEfaZULTeP_-bqFvCLBWnOvFAgkHTWbWC
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Sven Behnke's NimbRo team wins MBZIRC2017

18 Mar 2017
TheNimbRo team from the University of Bonn, Germany, lead by Sven Behnke, a long time RoboCup'er and currently a RoboCup Trustee,has won theMBZIRC2017 Grand Challenge, as well as Challenge 2, being third in Challenges 1 and 2.MBZIRC is a new robotcompetition organised by the Khalifa University, from the UAE, which had its first edition this year, consisting of three Challenges involving outdoor single and multi-quadcopter teams, as well as a mobile manipulator, and a Grand Challenge combining...
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Registration for RoboCup 2017 is Open

15 Mar 2017
Registration for RoboCup 2017 is now open. For qualified teams, please wait to receive your registration code from the organizers of your league before attempting to register. For more information about RoboCup 2017 registration, please visit:http://www.robocup2017.org/eng/regsitration.html For invitation letters, please anticipate a 1-2 week waiting period after registration and payment are complete to receive letters via post.
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RoboCup 2017 RoboCup Logistics League - Call for Participation

07 Mar 2017
Call for Participation RoboCup - 2017 RoboCup Industrial Logistics League (RCLL) July 25 - July 30, 2017 (Nagoya, Japan) http://www.robocup2017.org Submit your Intention of Participation to robocup-logistics-oc@lists.kbsg.rwth-aachen.de by April 15, 2017. The template you will find on: http://www.robocup-logistics.org/call-for-participation Please send your Qualification Material to robocup-logistics-oc@lists.kbsg.rwth-aachen.de by May 15, 2017. The template for the...
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RoboParty'2017

02 Mar 2017
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The 11th edition of RoboParty'2017 held last 2-4 March at University of Minho in Guimarães, Portugal, was once again very successful. Organized by University of Minho andbotnroll.com, it hosted about 500 youngsters in 120 registered teams. Each team built his own robot from scratch, guided by professional, soldered the electronic components on the PCB, programmed it, and participated on three different challenges.All of this was carried out within a relaxed environment, full of fair-play,...
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RoboCup 2017 Newsletter #1

15 Feb 2017
Newsletter #1 from the Local Organizing Committee of RoboCup 2017, Nagoya.
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RoboCup 2017 RoboCup Rescue Robot League - Call for Participation

15 Feb 2017
Call for Participation RoboCup - 2017 RoboCup Rescue Robot League July 25 - July 30, 2017 (Nagoya, Japan) http://www.robocup2017.orgSubmit Team Description Paper Template to rescue.robot.league@nist.gov by Mar 12, 2017. Announcement of first round of qualified teams on Mar 26, 2017. Please see use the Team Description Paper (TDP) Template for 2017 on facebook.https://www.facebook.com/groups/robocuprescue/ http://wiki.robocup.org/Robot_League
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RoboCup Logistics League: Fawkes Domain Release

08 Feb 2017
Fawkes Domain Release for the RoboCup Logistics League: https://www.fawkesrobotics.org/projects/rcll2016-release/
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RoboCup 2017 RoboCup Rescue Agent Simulation League Tournament - Call for Participation

31 Jan 2017
2017 RoboCup Rescue Agent Simulation League Tournament Call for ParticipationNagoya International Exhibition Hall,Nagoya, Japan -- July 25-30, 2017 http://roborescue.sourceforge.net/web/2017/cfp.htmlCo-located with RoboCup 2017 http://www.robocup2017.orgTeam pre-registration deadline is March 01, 2017 (23:59 UTC). Team qualification material submission deadline is March 10, 2017 (23:59 UTC). Qualified teams will be announced by March 25, 2017.
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RoboCup 2017 RoboCup@Work - Call for Participation

26 Jan 2017
Call for Applications for Participation RoboCup 2017 RoboCup@Work http://www.robocup2017.org/eng/index.html Nagoya, Japan Thursday 27th through Sunday 30th July 2017 RoboCup@Work: Competing for the Factory of the Future Qualification material must be submitted by February 15th, 2017. Qualification decisions will be announced by February 28th, 2017. http://www.robocupatwork.org/
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RoboCup International Symposium 2017

23 Jan 2017
RoboCup International Symposium 2017Call for Papers OVERVIEW The 21st Annual RoboCup International Symposium will be held in conjunction with RoboCup 2017. The Symposium is a primary venue for presentation and discussion of scientific contributions to a variety of research areas related to all RoboCup divisions (RoboCup Soccer, RoboCup Rescue, RoboCup at Home, RoboCup at Work, and RoboCup Junior). Its scope includes, but is not restricted...
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RoboCup 2017 Soccer 2D Simulation League - Call for Participation

22 Jan 2017
RoboCup 2017 Soccer Simulation League - 2D Simulation CompetitionCall for Participationhttp://www.robocup.org/leagues/24Team Pre-Registration Deadline: February 26, 2017 (Sunday) - 23:59 UTCMaterials Submission Deadline: March 12, 2017 (Sunday) - 23:59 UTCQualification Notification: March 28, 2017 (Tuesday)
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RoboCup 2017 Rescue Virtual Robot - Call for Participation

22 Jan 2017
RoboCup 2017 Rescue Virtual Robot CompetitionCall for Participationhttp://wiki.robocup.org/Rescue_Simulation_League--------------------------------------------------------------------- Deadline for intention of participation to Virtual Robot Competition: February 15, 2017- Deadline for qualification material Virtual Robot Competition: March 30, 2017- Team qualification notification: April 10, 2017- Early registration period: March 28 - May 31, 2017
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RoboCup 2017 RoboCup@Home - Call for Participation

22 Jan 2017
RoboCup 2017 RoboCup@HomeCall for Participationwww.robocupathome.orgSub-leagues:- Domestic Standard Platform (Toyota HSR)- Social Standard Platform (SoftBank Robotics Pepper)- Open Platform-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------Feb 5, 2017 Intention of ParticipationMar 12, 2017 Preregistration and Deadline for qualification material (Team Description Paper, Team Video, Team Website,Information in @Home Wiki).Mar 26, 2017 Qualification announcement
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RoboCup 2017 Middle Size League - Call for participation

20 Dec 2016
RoboCup 2017 Middle Size League http://wiki.robocup.org/wiki/Middle_Size_League Nagoya, Japan Tuesday 25th July through Monday 31st July 2017 The MSL League would like to invite all MSL teams to participate in the 2017 RoboCup MSL World Championships. Deadline for pre-registration and submission of the qualification materials: January 31, 2017 More information at http://wiki.robocup.org/Middle_Size_League
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RoboCup 2017 Standard Platform League - Call for participation

02 Nov 2016
RoboCup 2017 Standard Platform Leaguewww.tzi.de/spl/Nagoya, JapanTuesday 25th July through Monday 31st July 2017Call for Applications for Participation (deadline Thursday 1 December 2016)More information at www.tzi.de/spl/
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RoboCup 2017 Humanoid League - Call for Participation

27 Oct 2016
RoboCup 2017 Humanoid League http://www.robocuphumanoid.orgJuly 27th to July 30th, 2017 (Nagoya, Japan) The RoboCup humanoid league is inviting interested teams to apply for participation at the RoboCup 2017 competition in Nagoya, Japan. Deadline for submission: December 14th, 2016 ***NEW***More information at http://www.robocuphumanoid.org
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German Open 2017

24 Oct 2016
RoboCup German Open 2017 http://www.robocupgermanopen.de 5 - 7 May 2017 MESSE MAGDEBURG, Germany The registration for international RoboCup Major Teams is now open. Please visit https://robocupgermanopen.de/en/major/teaminfos.
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Call for Proposals: RoboCup@Home Standard Platform User Teams

20 Oct 2016
RoboCup@Home 2017http://www.robocupathome.org/The RoboCup Federation selected Toyota Human Support Robot (HSR) and Softbank Robotics Pepper as the Standard Platforms for RoboCup@Home. We invite user teams that plan to participate in RoboCup-2017 Nagoya to apply for the Standard Platforms. More information at http://www.robocupathome.org/athome-spl
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Toyota and Softbank Robotics are selected for @Home Standard Platform

15 Jul 2016
RoboCup Federation selected Toyota’s HSR and Softbank Robotics’s Pepper as the standard platforms for RoboCup@Home. The first competitions using these platforms will be held at RoboCup-2017 Nagoya, in addition to the established competition, which continues to be open for general robot platforms.
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A great RoboCup 2016 just finished

06 Jul 2016
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The 20th Edition of RoboCup International competitions is just over and it was a great success.Many thanks to the General Chair Prof. Gerhard Kraetzschmar, the Associate Chairs Prof. Oskar von Stryk and Dr. Ansgar Bredenfeld and all the local organizers and volunteers.Congratulations to all the participating teams and to the winners in the different leagues. Enjoy the trailer realized by LOC.
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RoboCup Supports Robotics Education Worldwide

24 Jun 2016
Some of the 150 robots built during roboparty
RoboParty is an educational robotics event, where youngsters learn hands-on how to build a mobile and autonomous robot from scratch (electronics, mechanics, programming), guided by professionals, in a relaxed environment with ludic/sports activities. In the end, the participants keep the robot for themselves to continue their learning process and for participating in robotics events, like RoboCup or other national/regional competitions. The Trustees of...
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RoboCup 2016 Preview by KUKA

20 Jun 2016
RoboCup 2016 Preview – Please Join Us There! by KUKA
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2016 RoboCup HARTING Open Source Prize

20 May 2016
The First International HARTING Open Source Prize. The award will be presented at RoboCup 2016, in Leipzig. For more information, please review the attached document.
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RoboCup Design Award

24 Apr 2016
Robocup 2015 design award
Robocup 2015 design award
RoboCup holds up the ultimate goal: By the middle of the 21st century, a team of fully autonomous humanoid robot soccer players shall win a soccer game, complying with the official rules of FIFA, against the winner of the most recent World CupThis goal includes the mission to foster science and technologies for evolving industries and for advancing societies. 2050 is not too far in the future. In order to reinforce relations between robots and the public, we need to...
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RoboCup Russian Regional Committee Established

03 Apr 2016
The RoboCup Federation has approved the recent proposal for establishingRoboCup Russian Regional Committeeand extends best wishes and a warm welcome to the new committee!
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MathWorks will sponsor the 2016 RoboCup Competition

08 Jan 2016
MathWorks is pleased to announce that they will sponsor the 2016 RoboCup Competition. All student teams are eligible to receive complimentary access to MATLAB and Simulink. Advantages of this license include: -Ability to download the software on to your own laptop Access to products including, but not limited to: Computer Vision System Toolbox, Control System Toolbox, DSP System Toolbox, MATLAB Coder, Optimization Toolbox, Simulink Control Design, Stateflow, and many...
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Amazon Picking Challenge at RoboCup 2016

19 Dec 2015
Amazon Robotics is pleased to announce the second edition of ourmanipulation contest to be held at RoboCup at the end of June 2016 inLeipzig, Germany (http://www.robocup2016.org/). Every day, Amazon is able to quickly pick, pack and ship millions of itemsto customers from a network of fulfillment centers all over the globe. Thiswouldn’t be possible without leveraging cutting-edge advances in technology.Amazon Robotics reduces the time employees...
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