Top 15 robotics competitions in the world

Competitions are a fun way for both adults and kids to learn quickly. Robotics competitions give students the opportunity to dive deep into the world of robotics and explore how computer programming and robot design can solve problems big and small! A robotic competition is an event where robots have to accomplish a task or beat other robots to become the winner.

In this post, we will a list of 15 top robotics competitions in the world.

Robo-One – a robot competition category of bipedal humanoid robots.

FIRST Championship – A four-day robotics championship held annually in April in three challenges covering LEGO, Tech, and Robotics challenge.

World Robot Olympiad – A global robotics competition under 4 different categories, Regular, College, Open and Soccer.

MIT Zero Robotics – A space-based programming competition for middle and high school students.

Micromouse – An event where small robot mice solve a 16×16 maze.

BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science, and Technology) – A national six-week robotics competition, designed to create interest in possible engineering careers.

Botball – A team-oriented robotics competition.

BotBash – An international robotic combat event in Phoenix, AZ.

EARLY – A robotics program for elementary school students.

FIRA RoboWorld Cup – Robot soccer competition for BA/BS level students and companies to develop their research in robotic.

SAUVC – Autonomous underwater vehicle competition.

Robo Expo – An event for students of all ages, with a shared interest in robotics.

RoboCup – An annual international robotics competition, consisting of promoting robotics and AI research.

Robofest – A festival of competitions and events with autonomous robots.

RoboGames – An Olympics of Robots with 50 different events: combat robots, fire-fighters, LEGO bots, hockey bots, walking humanoids, soccer bots, sumo bots etc.