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The 3rd European RoboCupJunior 2021

04 Aug 2020
The 3rd European RoboCupJunior 2021 will take place on 19-22 May 2021, in Guimarães, Portugal. http://2020.robocupjunior.eu/
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Virtual RoboCup Asia-Pacific 2020

31 Jul 2020
Virtual RoboCup Asia-Pacific 2020 (Virtual RCAP 2020) 8-12 October 2020 https://2020.robocupap.org/ Call for Participation: https://2020.robocupap.org/call-for-participation-virtual-rcap-2020/Registration: https://2020.robocupap.org/registrationRegular Registration - August 1 - 21, 2020Late Registration - August 22 - 28, 2020
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New schedule for the 24th edition of RoboCup in June 2021

27 Mar 2020
The RoboCup Federation and the University of Bordeaux, on behalf of the local organising committee, announce the postponement of the 24th edition of RoboCup in France to now be held from June 22 to 28, 2021. The current situation linked to the COVID-19 led the organising committee to postpone the event for a year and thus make it possible to host the biggest robotics and artificial intelligence competition in the best possible conditions in France. The joint events planned for this occasion,...
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Statement from RoboCup Federation and Bordeaux RoboCup LOC: Corona Virus (COVID-19)

04 Mar 2020
** Updated March 20, 2020 **Dear RoboCuppers,We understand that many of you may be wondering whether and how the global health situation caused by the Corona virus (COVID-19) will affect RoboCup 2020. The RoboCup Federation and the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) in Bordeaux are in close contact, monitoring the situation and investigating options for postponing the event in Bordeaux until 2021. An announcement will be made before the end of March by email, on our website, and on social...
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AIhub.org - Leading organizations join forces to improve understanding of Artificial Intelligence

19 Feb 2020
Leading academic organizations in Artificial Intelligence (AI) have teamed up to support a new non-profit association, the Association for the Understanding of Artificial Intelligence, aimed at connecting the AI community to the world. Their website, AIhub.org, hosts daily updates about the latest news, opinions, tutorials, and events in artificial intelligence. All information is produced by those working directly in the field, without filter or intermediary. By providing free, high-quality...
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RoboCup 2020 RoboCup@Home Education Challenge: Call for Participation

17 Feb 2020
RoboCup 2020 RoboCup@Home Education Challenge Call for Participation June 23 ~ 29, 2020 Parc des Expositions de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France https://www.robocupathomeedu.org/The RoboCup@Home Education Challenge is an educational competition platform to cultivate beginner teams for RoboCup@Home challenges and service robot development. The purpose of the Education Challenge is to open the participation for everyone, not limited to technical university students, but also inexperienced high...
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2020 National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductee: Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea, Advisor of Four-Time World Champion Robot Soccer Team

13 Feb 2020
We would like to once again congratulate Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea, co-founder of the systems engineering program at Cornell University and the faculty advisor and system architect of the four-time world champion Cornell robot soccer team, as well as his Kiva Systems (now Amazon Robotics) colleagues for their induction into the 2020 National Inventors Hall of Fame for their invention: Mobile Robotic Material Handling for Order Fulfillment. For more information about Prof. D'Andrea and this...
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European RoboCupJunior 2020 - @Home Educational League

13 Feb 2020
RoboCup@Home Educational@3rd European RoboCupJunior 2020May 21 ~ 24, 2020 Guimarães, Portugal http://2020.robocupjunior.eu/RoboCup@Home Educational is a special education program for providing support for new teams in the context of a simplified RoboCup@Home competition. It is oriented to help to form new teams and to prepare them for the main competitions. AIM RoboCup@Home Educational is an educational initiative that promotes educational efforts to promote access to modern technologies such...
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RoboCup 2020 Bordeaux

12 Feb 2020
RoboCup 2020 Bordeaux, France June 23-29, 2020 Parc des Expositions https://2020.robocup.org/en/home/Information about RoboCup 2020 Bordeaux, France, is now available on the event web site.
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RoboCup 2020 Humanoid Research Demonstration: Call for Participation

29 Jan 2020
Call for Participation RoboCup 2020 Humanoid Research Demonstration https://humanoid.robocup.org/ Bordeaux, France June 23rd to June 29th, 2020 https://2020.robocup.org/ Researchers are invited to submit their demonstrations independently of whether they participate in the RoboCup competitions, symposium or have a RoboCup team. Contributions will be evaluated for scientific and technical excellence. The submission system is now open and all qualification material must be submitted online at...
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RoboCup 2020 RoboCup@Work: Call for Participation

29 Jan 2020
Call for Participation RoboCup 2020 RoboCup at Work https://atwork.robocup.org/Bordeaux, France 23rd-29th June 2020 https://2020.robocup.orgRoboCup at Work: Competing for the Factory of the Future All applications with the qualification material must be submitted by February 14th, 2020 through the following online form: https://forms.gle/1ZiXQzU7nxJfBVvR8
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24th Annual RoboCup International Symposium 2020: Call for Submissions

29 Jan 2020
24th Annual RoboCup International Symposium 2020The 24th Annual RoboCup International Symposium will be held in conjunction with RoboCup 2020 at the Bordeaux Exhibition Centre, France. We call for submissions of papers reporting innovative, original research with relevance to areas of robotics and artificial intelligence as listed below. Within the described scope of topics we also encourage submissions of high-quality overview articles, papers describing real-world research, and papers...
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RoboCup 2020 Visiting Fellow Program - 2nd Call for Participation - Due Feb. 1

22 Jan 2020
** The following call is for people currently outside of the RoboCup community. ** RoboCup Visiting Fellows Program - Feb. 1st Ever since 1997, The RoboCup Federation has been holding annual international research competitions and symposia in an effort to push the state of the art in robotics, artificial intelligence, and related fields. The community remains healthy and vibrant, with students, postdocs, professors, and industry professionals meeting each year to compete and share their...
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RoboCup 2020 Rescue Agent Simulation League: Call for Participation

09 Jan 2020
Call for Participation RoboCup 2020 Rescue Agent Simulation Leaguehttps://rescuesim.robocup.org/robocup-2020/ Bordeaux, FranceJune 23-29, 2020 https://2020.robocup.org/IMPORTANT DATES Pre-Registration……………………………....: February 22, 2020 (23:55 GMT) Team Description Paper (TDP) submission.: February 29, 2020 (23:55 GMT) Qualified teams announcement…………..…: March 10, 2020 Camera-ready TDP submission………….….: May 31, 2020 (23:55 GMT)
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Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea Inducted into National Inventors Hall of Fame

08 Jan 2020
Our congratulations to Prof. Raffaello D'Andrea for being inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) for his invention of Mobile Robotic Material Handling for Order Fulfillment! NIHF News Release: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/national-inventors-hall-of-fame-announces-2020-inductees-at...
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RoboCup 2020 2D Soccer Simulation League: Call for Participation

02 Jan 2020
RoboCup 2020 Soccer Simulation 2D LeagueCall for ParticipationJune 25 – June 28, 2020 Bordeaux, France https://2020.robocup.org/Important Dates:- Pre-registration Deadline: March 1, 2020 (Sunday) – 23:59 UTC- Qualification Materials Submission Deadline: March 15, 2020 (Sunday) – 23:59 UTC- Qualification Notification: March 30, 2020The full Call for Participation can be found at http://bit.ly/rc2020ssim2dcfp
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RoboCup 2020 Small Size League: Call for Participation

02 Jan 2020
RoboCup 2020 Small Size League Call for Participation June 23 - 29, 2020 Bordeaux, France https://2020.robocup.orgTo qualify for the competition, each team must submit a Team Description Paper and a video by January 21, 2020. More information on the qualification requirements and processes are located at: https://ssl.robocup.org/robocup-2020-qualification/
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RoboCup 2020 Rescue Simulation Virtual Robot Competition: Call for Participation

29 Dec 2019
RoboCup2020 Rescue Simulation Virtual Robot CompetitionCall for ParticipationJune23-June28,2020 Bordeaux, Francehttps://2020.robocup.org https://rescuesim.robocup.org/Deadline for the intention ofparticipationto Virtual Robot Competition:January 25,2020 *Deadline for qualification material Virtual Robot Competition:March 15,2020Team qualification notification:March 30,2020* If you are interested in participating in the competition, please send an email beforeJanuary25,2020, to...
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RoboCup 2020 Logistics League: Call for Participation

19 Dec 2019
RoboCup 2020 Industrial Logistics League https://ll.robocup.org/Call for Participation 25th - 28th June 2020 Bordeaux, France https://2020.robocup.org/For the full Call for Participation, please visit: https://ll.robocup.org/2020-2/robocup-internationalDeadline: February 28, 2020
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RoboCup 2020 Standard Platform League: Call for Participation

14 Dec 2019
RoboCup 2020 Standard Platform League Call for Participation https://spl.robocup.org/23rd - 29th June 2020 Bordeaux, France https://2020.robocup.org/All applications with the (pre-)qualification material must be submitted by 22nd of January 2020, by email to rc-spl-tc@lists.robocup.org. For the full Call for Participation, please visit: https://spl.robocup.org/call-for-participation-2020/
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RoboCup 2020 3D Soccer Simulation League: Call for Participation

02 Dec 2019
RoboCup 2020 Soccer Simulation 3D League Call for Participation June 23 – June 29, 2020 Bordeaux, France https://2020.robocup.org/We would like to invite you to participate in the RoboCup 2020 Soccer Simulation League 3D competition. Important Dates: Feb 10, 2020 (23:59 AoE): Team Qualification Materials Submission DeadlineFeb 22, 2020: Qualified Teams Announcement Jun 23 – 29: Competition RoboCup Soccer Simulation League 3D web site: https://ssim.robocup.org/3d-simulation/Rules can be found...
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RoboCup Visiting Fellows Program - Call for Applications - Due Feb. 1

02 Dec 2019
RoboCup Visiting Fellows Program - Feb. 1st Ever since 1997, The RoboCup Federation has been holding annual international research competitions and symposia in an effort to push the state of the art in robotics, artificial intelligence, and related fields. The community remains healthy and vibrant, with students, postdocs, professors, and industry professionals meeting each year to compete and share their knowledge in a wide range of research competitions. Based on the beliefs that 1) RoboCup...
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RoboCup 2020 Middle Size League: Call for Participation

29 Nov 2019
RoboCup 2020Middle Size League Call for Participation June 23 to 29, 2020 Bordeaux, Francehttps://2020.robocup.orgWe would like to invite all MSL teams to participate in the 2020 RoboCup MSL World Championships. If you are interested in participating, please take the time to pre-register your team for the RoboCup 2020 MSL competitions.For the full Call for Participation, please visit: https://msl.robocup.org/news/cfp_2020
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RoboCup 2020 Humanoid League: Call for Participation

23 Nov 2019
RoboCup 2020 Humanoid Soccer League Call for Participation Bordeaux, France June 23rd to June 29th, 2020 https://humanoid.robocup.org/ Submission System now open! https://submission.robocuphumanoid.org Important: This Call for Participation concerns the Humanoid Soccer Competition. Separate Calls will be published for the Humanoid Open Competition and the Humanoid Research Demonstration later this year. Deadline for submission: December 2nd, 2019 Announcement of qualified teams: January...
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RoboCup@Home 2020: First Call for Participation

04 Oct 2019
RoboCup 2020 Call for Participation: RoboCup@Home Bordeaux, France June 23 – June 29, 2020 https://athome.robocup.org/2020-cfp1-all/The RoboCup@Home Committeehas decided to extendthe deadline for the First Call for Participation from the 27th of October 2019 at 23:59 GMT to the 3rd of November 2019 at 23:59 GMT.
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RoboCup Rescue Simulation League Members Meet with INSARAG

03 Sep 2019
Executive and Technical Committee Members of the RoboCup Rescue Simulation League met with members of the International Search and Rescue Advisory Group (INSARAG) in Geneva, Switzerland at the Palace of Nations:https://www.insarag.org/45-en/global-structures/global-news/746-insarag-meeting-with-robocup
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theScore: Robots are coming for all of our sports - the only question is when

28 Aug 2019
theScore publishes "Robots are coming for all of our sports - the only question is when" by Nick Faris, featuring Peter Stone, President of the RoboCup Federation:https://www.thescore.com/mlb/news/1806003/robots-are-coming-for-all-of-our-sports-the-only-question-is-when
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MathWorks Blog: Keeping Up with Robotics Trends Through RoboCup

31 Jul 2019
We are pleased to share the following blog post about RoboCup 2019, from our Global Sponsor, MathWorks: https://blogs.mathworks.com/racing-lounge/2019/07/31/robotics-trends-in-robocup-2019/
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Prof. Gerhard Kraetzschmar

25 Jul 2019
We are deeply saddened to report that Prof. Gerhard Kraetzschmar passed away on July 24, 2019. Gerhard was a regular participant in RoboCup since the very early years of our organization. He was a trustee of the RoboCup Federation starting in 2005, and served as Vice President from 2009 until 2016. In 2016, he served as General Chair of RoboCup in Leipzig, Germany. His contributions to RoboCup over the years were substantial and numerous. Gerhard was a dear friend to many of us in our...
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RoboCup Live!

07 Jul 2019
You can now see RoboCup events live, as well as recordings of past events, at www.robocup.live
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AIhub has been launched!

14 Jun 2019
AIhub is a new non-profit dedicated to improving the understanding of artificial intelligence through the creation and dissemination of free high-quality information. Website: http://aihub.orgSocial media: twitter - @aihuborg | facebook - https://www.facebook.com/aihuborg Learn more about how you can contribute blog posts, podcasts, and videos, here: https://aihub.org/contribute/AIhub is supported by the leading scientific organizations, namely AAAI, IMLS, NeurIPS, IJCAI/AIJ, ACM SIGAI,...
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Successful Robotics Portuguese Open 2019

25 May 2019
The Robotics Portuguese Open (PRO-2019) took place between April 24th and 28th at Gondomar, Porto. This competition, annually organized since 2001 always in different cities, provides an excellent stage for promoting some of the best technology transfer and research results both from Portuguese and international robotic entities and schools. On the junior side, the PRO-2019 acts also as a pre-qualification tournament for the RoboCup world event (OnStage; ALL TOGETHER, Search&Rescue,...
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European RoboCup Junior Competion in Hannover

15 Mar 2019
European RoboCupJunior Competition Hannover Fair June 21-23, 2019 https://rcj2019.eu/
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RoboCup 2019 Sydney Newsletter #1

01 Mar 2019
View Newsletter #1 from the RoboCup 2019 Sydney Local Organizing Committee here: https://mailchi.mp/98e1905f6d7c/au-revoir-montreal-gday-sydney?e=053ee29b90
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Call for Participation RoboCup 2019: Rescue Simulation League

13 Feb 2019
Call for Participation RoboCup 2019Rescue Agent Simulation CompetitionsInternational Convention Centre,Sydney, Australia -- July 2-8, 2019https://rescuesim.robocup.org/2019-sydney-agent-cfp/IMPORTANT DATES ================= Pre-Registration................................................: February 15, 2019 (23:59 UTC) Team Description Paper (TDP) submission.: March 1, 2019 (23:59 UTC) Qualified teams announcement......................: March 15, 2019 Camera-ready TDP...
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Call for Participation RoboCup 2019: RoboCup@Work

13 Feb 2019
Call for Applications for ParticipationRoboCup 2019 - RoboCup at WorkSydney, AustraliaTuesday 2nd through Monday 8th July 2019RoboCup at Work: Competing for the Factory of the FutureAll applications with the qualification material must be submitted by February 15th, 2019 through the following online form:https://goo.gl/forms/xIQkh8g8npeDyKir2
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Call for Participation RoboCup 2019: Small Size League

22 Jan 2019
Call for Participation - RoboCup 2019Small Size LeagueSydney, Australia - July 2 - 8, 20192019.robocup.orgQualification requirements, which include writing a Team Description Paper and producing a demonstration video are detailed on the league web site.Submissions are required by January 29th, 2019.
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RoboCup Visiting Fellows Program - 2nd Call for Applications - Due Feb. 15

20 Jan 2019
RoboCup Visiting Fellows Program - 2nd Call for Applications - Due Feb. 15 Ever since 1997, The RoboCup Federation has been holding annual international research competitions and symposia in an effort to push the state of the art in robotics, artificial intelligence, and related fields. The community remains healthy and vibrant, with students, postdocs, professors, and industry professionals meeting each year to compete and share their knowledge in a wide range of research competitions. Based...
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Call for Participation RoboCup 2019: Rescue Robot League

16 Jan 2019
Call for Participation - RoboCup 2019 RoboCup Rescue Robot League July 2 - July 8, 2019 (Sydney, Australia) Important dates: * January 31, 2019 – Team Participation Form (mandatory for all teams) are due: https://tinyurl.com/robocup2019 * February 28, 2019 – Team Description Paper (TDP) upload on easychair (mandatory for all teams). * March 15, 2019 – 1st Round of qualified teams announced.Please observe the announcements made on the RoboCup Rescue facebook channel:...
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RoboCup Visiting Fellows Program - Call for Applications - Due February 15th

02 Jan 2019
RoboCup Visiting Fellows Program - Call for Applications - Due Feb. 15 Ever since 1997, The RoboCup Federation has been holding annual international research competitions and symposia in an effort to push the state of the art in robotics, artificial intelligence, and related fields. The community remains healthy and vibrant, with students, postdocs, professors, and industry professionals meeting each year to compete and share their knowledge in a wide range of research competitions. Based on...
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Call for Participation RoboCup 2019: Middle Size League

12 Dec 2018
Call for ParticipationRoboCup 2019 Middle Size LeagueJuly 2 to 8, 2019 Sydney, Australia https://2019.robocup.orgDeadline for pre-registration and submission of the qualification materials: January 31, 2019 · Announcement of qualified teams: February 28, 2019Contact:rc-msl-oc@lists.robocup.org liufei [at] caa.org.cn
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Call for Participation RoboCup 2019: Standard Platform League

28 Nov 2018
Call for Applications for Participation RoboCup 2019 Standard Platform League spl.robocup.org 2nd July - 8th July 2019 Sydney, Australia www.robocup2019.org All applications with the (pre-)qualification material must be submitted by 15th of January 2019, by email to rc-spl-tc@lists.robocup.org.For more information: http://spl.robocup.org/call-for-participation-2019/
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RoboCup in Bleacher Report: "How Close Are We to Having Robots as Managers in the Premier League?"

25 Nov 2018
RoboCup is mentioned in this Bleacher Report article with quotes from the RCF President, Prof. Daniel Polani and RCF President Elect, Prof. Peter Stone.https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2806980-how-close-are-we-to-having-robo
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Call for Participation: RoboCup 2019 RoboCup@Home League

30 Oct 2018
First Call for Participation RoboCup@Home 2019 (DSPL · OPL · SSPL) http://www.robocupathome.org/call-for-participation/cfp1-all-2019 RoboCup 2019 July 02 - July 08, 2019 (Sydney, Australia) http://www.robocup2019.org http://www.robocupathome.org/ https://github.com/RoboCupAtHome/RuleBook Important dates: Sept. 15, 2018 Publication of the Call for Participation Sept. 30, 2018 Deadline for Intention of Participation Oct. 28, 2018 Deadline for submission of qualification material and...
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Call for Participation: RoboCup 2019 Soccer Simulation 2D League

30 Oct 2018
Call for Participation RoboCup Soccer Simulation 2D League RoboCup 2019 July 02 - July 08, 2019 (Sydney, Australia) http://www.robocup2019.org Schedule: Team Pre-Registration Deadline: December 9, 2018 - 23:59 UTC Materials Submission Deadline: January 9, 2019 - 23:59 UTC Qualification Notification: January 22, 2019 Contact for submissions: nader.zare88 [at] gmail.com and Morteza.Noohpisheh [at] gmail.com
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Call for Participation: RoboCup 2019 Humanoid League

02 Oct 2018
RoboCup 2019 Call for ParticipationRoboCup 2019 Humanoid League http://www.robocuphumanoid.org July 2nd to July 8th, 2019 (Sydney, Australia) https://2019.robocup.org/ The RoboCup Humanoid League is inviting interested teams to apply for participation at the RoboCup 2019 competition in Sydney, Australia. The humanoid league will host competitions in three classes: * KidSize: 40 - 90cm robot height (FIFA size 1 ball) * TeenSize: 80 - 140cm robot height (FIFA size 3 ball; maximum weight 20kg) *...
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RoboCup 2018 Newsletter #3

12 Jun 2018
The RoboCup 2018 Montreal LOC released Newsletter #3. Please view the below attachment for important information about the event.
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RoboCup 2018 Activity Schedule

12 Jun 2018
The RoboCup 2018 Montreal LOC has released the Activity Schedule. Please review the document below for more information.
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RoboCup 2018 Newsletter #2

13 May 2018
Newsletter #2 from the RoboCup 2018 Local Organizing Committee in Montreal. Please note the important tips included about VISA applications and invitation letters.
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RoboCup 2018 Newsletter #1

11 Mar 2018
The RoboCup 2018 Montreal LOC released Newsletter #1. Please view the below attachment for important information.
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Call for Papers: RoboCup International Symposium 2018

25 Feb 2018
RoboCup International Symposium 2018 Call for Papers The 22nd Annual RoboCup International Symposium will be held in conjunction with RoboCup 2018. * Submission of full papers: March 31, 2018* Notification to authors: May 5, 2018* Submission of camera-ready copies: May 19, 2018* RoboCup 2018 Symposium: 22 June 2018 The proceedings of the RoboCup International Symposium are published and archived within the Springer-Verlag Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI) series. Submitted...
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Call for Participation: RoboCup 2018 Logistics League

29 Jan 2018
RoboCup 2018 Call for Participation RoboCup Logistics League An application driven league inspired by the industrial scenario of a smart factory http://www.robocup-logistics.org/ June 16th to June 22nd, 2018 (Montreal, Canada) http://www.robocup2018.org/ The RoboCup Logistics League is inviting interested teams to apply for participation at the RoboCup 2018 competition in Montreal, Canada. Detailed information about participation, please refer to :...
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Call for Participation: RoboCup 2018 Humanoid League

08 Jan 2018
RoboCup 2018 Call for Participation Humanoid League http://www.robocuphumanoid.org June 16th to June 22nd, 2018 (Montreal, Canada) http://www.robocup2018.org/ The RoboCup Humanoid League is inviting interested teams to apply for participation at the RoboCup 2018 competition in Montreal, Canada. The Humanoid League will host competitions in three classes: * KidSize: 40 – 90cm robot height (FIFA size 1 ball) * TeenSize: 80 – 140cm robot height (FIFA size 3 ball; maximum weight 20kg) *...
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Call for Participation: RoboCup 2018 RoboCup@Work League

08 Jan 2018
Call for Participation RoboCup 2018 RoboCup at Work http://robocup2018.org/Montreal, Canada Saturday, 16th - Friday, 22nd June 2018 RoboCup at Work: Competing for the Factory of the Future All applications with the qualification material must be submitted byJanuary 31st, 2018 through the following online form:https://goo.gl/forms/Mf7hxnbvD7bpwoRr2Qualification decisions will be announced by February 15th, 2018.
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Call for Participation: RoboCup 2018 Rescue Agent Simulation League

08 Jan 2018
Call for Participation 2018 RoboCup Rescue Agent Simulation League http://rescuesim.robocup.org/RoboCup 2018 http://www.robocup2018.orgMontréal, CanadaJune 16-22, 2018The 2018 RoboCup Rescue Agent Simulation League Tournament is composed of three competitions:* Agent Simulation* Infrastructure* Technical ChallengeThe Call for Participation is published: http://rescuesim.robocup.org/2018-montreal/2018-montreal-cfp/Team Description Paper (TDP) submission: February 10, 2018 (23:59 UTC)Qualified...
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Call for Participation: RoboCup 2018 Soccer Simulation 3D League

08 Jan 2018
Call for Participation RoboCup 2018 Soccer Simulation 3D League Juny 16 - June 21, 2018 (Montreal, Canada) http://robocup2018.com/Team Pre-Registration Deadline: Jan 20, 2018 (23:59 AoE) Team Qualification Materials Submission Deadline: Feb 5, 2018 (23:59 AoE) Qualified Teams Announcement: Feb 19, 2018 All teams who wish to qualify need to pre-register before the deadline (see above). To pre-register, send an E-Mail to robocup2018.3d.oc@gmail.com with the subject '2018 3DSim Pre-registration...
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Call for Participation: RoboCup 2018 Middle Size League

08 Jan 2018
Call for Participation RoboCup 2018 Middle Size League June 17 to 22, 2018 (Montreal, Canada) http://www.robocup2018.org/ We would like to invite all MSL teams to participate in the 2018 RoboCup MSL World Championships. If you are interested to participate please take the time to pre-register your team for the RoboCup 2018 MSL competitions. (Email: rc-msl-oc@lists.robocup.org)Deadline for pre-registration and submission of the qualification materials: February 12, 2018 Announcement of...
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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
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 mission...
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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 Qualification Material you...
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RoboParty'2017

02 Mar 2017
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 to, research and educational activities in robotics...
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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
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
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 the RoboCup Federation consider...
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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 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 think again about the...
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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 others Ability to...
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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 spend walking the fulfillmentcenter floor by...
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