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RoboCupRescue League: 2009 Events


Urban Search and Rescue
Robot Competitions

2009 Events

2009 International Workshop on Urban Search and Rescue Robotics 

Location:  Bangkok-Pattaya, Thailand
Dates:  December 11-14 , 2009
Flyer:  Download Flyer

RoboCupRescue - World Championship and Symposium

Location: Graz, Austria
Dates: June 29 - July 5, 2009
Important Dates: January 31, 2009: Submit Team Participation Form to rescue.robot.league [at] (rescue[dot]robot[dot]league[at]nist[dot]gov)
February 13, 2009: Submit Team Description Paper to rescue.robot.league [at] (rescue[dot]robot[dot]league[at]nist[dot]gov)
February 23, 2009: Teams that have submitted their registration snd team decription paper as of February 23, 2009. (pdf file)
April 14, 2009: Announcement of Qualified Teams (pdf file)
March 6, 2009: Announcement of First Round Qualified Teams

RoboCupRescue Robot League Overview (2007-2008) (pdf)

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Regional Open Competitions

RoboCupRescue - Iran Open

Host: Azad University of Qazvin
Location: Qazvin, Iran
Date: April 4-6, 2009

RoboCupRescue - German Open

Host: Fraunhofer Institute Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems,
Sankt Augustin and by Deutsche Messe, Hannover
Location: Hannover Messe, Hannover, Germany
Dates: April 20-24, 2009

RoboCupRescue - Japan Open

Host: Meijo University, Department of Information Engineering,
Tempaku, Nagoya, Japan
Location: Kyocera Dome Osaka, Nishi-Ku, Osaka, Japan
Dates: May 8-10, 2009

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 20, 2014, Updated June 2, 2021