Organizers:
MFF UK
Robonika

Organizational
support:


Hobbyrobot

Sponsors:

Diametral

Robotic Day 2014
June 21-22, Prague, CZ


Charles University, Prague
Faculty of Mathematics and Physics

and
Robonika Association

NEWS

Results

2014 contests results

Stream

Robotic Day on YouTube:

Event place

  • •  Main event (contests, demos etc.) will be held on June 21, 2014 in Prague Congress Centre (5. května 65, Prague 4, metro Vyšehrad). Open for public 10-17, entrance free.
  • •  Teams' Workshop will be on June 22, 2014 at Charles University. Information will be sent to registered participants via email.


Registrations

  • •  Currently, 152 robots and 235 participants from 5 countries have registered. There are 90 participants (30 teams) registered for the Teams' Workshop.
  • •  Now it is past the registration date. But if there are more robots wishing to participate, we can turn a blind eye to it for a nice cake ;-) Just the later the heavier it will be to do it...

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Discussion forum

You can discuss the Robotic Day, the contests, rules etc. in the forum.

2014 – 11th Edition

Robotic Day is an international event for presentation and promotion of robotics, for example:
  • •   Contests for robots prepared by the event participants
  • •   Art presentations related to robotics
  • •   Presentation of student projects regardless on the school type
  • •   Presentation of companies which concern on robotics and related areas
  • •   Teams' Workshop for the teams to meet and discuss their solutions without the competition rush

Date and place

  • •  Robotic Day Competitions will be held on June 21, 2014 in Prague, Czech Republic. The exact address will be announced later.
  • •  Robotic Day Teams' Workshop will be held one day after the contests (June 22) at Charles University, Prague. Registration for the workshop is included in contest registration (non-competing visitors can register via email).

Contests rules:

  • Contest Description Rules and FAQ Forum
    Art, Robots & Entertainment Open contest for art / robotics / entertainment - art used in robotics, robots used in art, entertainment robotics, ... PDF General FAQ
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    Bear Rescue Beginner remotely controlled Find the bear and bring it home as fast as possible PDF FAQ forum
    Bear Rescue Advanced autonomous
    Ketchup House autonomous Collect more cans than the opponent in the ketchup store PDF forum
    Line Follower autonomous Follow black line and run over the course as fast as possible PDF forum
    Mini Sumo autonomous Push the opponent off the playing field PDF forum
    RoboCarts autonomous Be faster than fellow robots in a course race PDF FAQ forum
    All contest have also the "construction kit" variant. The robot is fully built using a selected construction kit PDF FAQ forum
  • •   All contests are open to participants from any country.
  • •   There is no age limit for the contests.
  • •   Regarding the ongoing negotiation with foreign organisers of similar events, it is possible the event contests will be extended.

  • •   Do you have something robot-related you could show? Let us know!

Company presentations:

  • •   During the Robotic day, there will be a possibility for the companies to show what they do. It can be in the form of scheduled demo, in a stand, during the on-stage company presentation etc. Please contact us to discuss more: web form.

Student projects:

  • •   In addition to contests, there will be also student project presentations held at Robotic Day. If you want to present something, contact us using the web form.

Teams' workshop:

  • •   In connection with the contest, the Team's Workshop will be held. Its programme will be influenced mainly by you - the workshop is here for you to discuss and debate with other teams without the competition rush. Use this opportunity to "show off" your robot as well as hear from the others. Ideally, you should present the basic concept of your robot, its HW and SW, interesting technical details and good or bad experiences etc. It will not be graded, it is held for the robotic community to transfer the knowledge and experiences and make contacts. It is very useful that if you fight with something, someone else helps as he did that already before. If needed, computer & data projector will be availabe for presentations (pdf, ppt etc.)

Registration:

  • •   Registration end: April 30, 2014. If you missed the registration deadline, you could ask for late registration at registration page (the registration app needs JavaScript. if you do not see the link, you do not have JavaScript enabled. Enable it and reload this page.).
  • •   If you want to sponsor the event or help with the organisation, please contact us by email contect address or directly using the contacts below.
  • •   Current status: 152 robots and 235 participants from 5 countries. 90 participants (30 teams) registered for the Teams' Workshop.
    contestrobots
    Art, Robots & Entertainment10
    Bear Rescue16
    Bear Rescue Beginner13
    Ketchup House16
    Line Follower50
    Mini Sumo30
    RoboCarts17



Links:


Recent editions of Robotic Day:
    Robotic day 2013 (178 participants from 6 countries; 120 robots)
    Robotic day 2012 (126 participants from 5 countries; 82 robots)
    Deeper Robotic Day history: here

Selected Czech robotic pages:
    Robotika.cz: http://robotika.cz
    Robodoupě: http://robodoupe.cz
    Hobbyrobot: http://www.hobbyrobot.cz
    International Robot Performance Festival "Cafe Neu Romance" in Prague: http://cafe-neu-romance.com (November 26-29, Prague)

Connected competitions:
    Straightforward With Robots: http://kufr.cz (May 17, 2014, Písek)
    RoboOrienteering: http://robotika.vosrk.cz/roboorienteering (June 7, 2014, Rychnov nad Kněžnou)
    Robotour: http://robotika.cz/competitions/robotour/en (September 20, 2014, Plzeň/Pilzen)


Contacts:

For more information, please send us an email: (contact placeholder) or contact Dr. David Obdrzalek at (kontakt), tel. (+420) 221 914 270 or (+420) 728 606 425.

Partners:

Do you want to cooperate and support or sponsor the Robotic Day or other robotic activities? Please contact us!

 

 

For organizers,

David Obdržálek, Charles University, Prague
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