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RoboCupRescue League: 2008 Events


Urban Search and Rescue
Robot Competitions

2008 Events

2008 International Workshop on Urban Search and Rescue Robotics 

Location: Suzhou, China
Dates: July 14-20, 2008
Important Dates: March 7, 2008: Submit Team Participation Form to rescue.robot.league [at] (rescue[dot]robot[dot]league[at]nist[dot]gov)
March 21, 2008: Submit Team Description Paper and
Travel Support Form to rescue.robot.league [at] (rescue[dot]robot[dot]league[at]nist[dot]gov)
April 4, 2008: Pre-Registered Teams
April 14, 2008: Announcement of First Round Qualified Teams
Newsletter: RoboCup 2008 China Newsletter #1
RoboCup 2008 China Newsletter #2
Arena: Overviews

Yellow Arena

Yellow Arena 1
Yellow Arena 4

Orange Arena

Orange Arena 1
Orange Arena 1
Orange Arena 3
Orange Arena 4

Red Arena

Red Arena 1
Red Arena 2
Red Arena 3
Red Arena 4

Regional Open Competitions

RoboCupRescue - Iran Open

Host: Islamic Azad University
Location: Azad University of Qazvin's Main campus
Tehran, Iran
Date: April 3-5, 2008

RoboCupRescue - German Open

Host: Fraunhofer IAIS, Sankt Augustin and by Deutsche Messe, Hannover
Location: Hannover Messe, Hannover, Germany
Dates: April 21-25, 2008

RoboCupRescue - Japan Open

Location: Numazu Station, Japan
Dates: May 3-5, 2008

RoboCupRescue - Dutch Open

Location: Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Dates: April 4-6, 2008

News and Information

RoboCupRescue - Robot League Email List Server and Archive

(Hosted by Georgia Tech University)

The goal of annual RoboCupRescue Robot League competitions is to increase awareness of the challenges involved in urban search and rescue (US&R) applications, provide objective evaluation of robotic implementations in representative environments, and promote collaboration between researchers.

The intent of this email list is to help teams quicken the pace of advancement in US&R robotics by:

1) providing practical help in overcoming technical problems that arise,

2) promoting and leveraging successful approaches and implementations,

3) encouraging collaboration with other teams demonstrating complimentary technical capabilities in mobility, sensory perception, planning, mapping, and practical operator interfaces.

The ultimate goal, of course, is to develop complete and effective robotic systems that can be deployed in the field to save lives. Hopefully, this email list will help get us there faster, and make it easier for teams to contribute along the way.

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Created June 23, 2014, Updated January 6, 2017