3-6 AUVS International Aerial
Autonomous air vehicles perform a simulated
rescue mission in which they locate and retrieve
objects, and discriminate between injured survivors
and the dead while avoiding obstacles like
15 meter flames and water geysers.
7-17 Missouri State Faire Robot Expo
See website for details of this year’s event.
Las Vegas, NV
Contestants must design, build, and program an
autonomous robot for a specific task.
12-15 International Micro Air Vehicle
Delft, THE NETHERLANDS
Autonomous and radio control.
29 DragonCon Robot Battles
Remote control vehicle combat.
5-7 European Rover Challenge
Student teams build rovers for a
simulated Mars environment.
8-12 World Robotic Sailing
Robot sailboats must navigate an ocean
course around bouys.
12 National Junior Robotics
Science Centre, Singapore
See website for events.
20 SERVO 08.2014
Know of any robot competitions I’ve missed? Is your local school or robot group planning a
contest? Send an email to email@example.com and tell me about it. Be sure to include the date and
location of your contest. If you have a website with contest info, send along the URL as well,
so we can tell everyone else about it. For last-minute updates and changes, you can always find the
most recent version of the Robot Competition FAQ at Robots.net:
— R. Steven Rainwater