|[ Revision of MiroSot Categories for 2004 FIRA Robot World Cup Korea ]|
Welcome to new category 11vs.11 and good-bye to old category, 3vs.3.In the coming 2004 FIRA Cup, one of the MiroSot categories is closed.FIRA HQ brings down the curtain on MiroSot Small League (3vs.3), the most broadly played category, for the reason of promoting participants to the more advanced categories. Furthermore, 11 vs. 11 category is substituted for 7 vs. 7 as MiroSot the large league.
* However, MiroSot Small League will be held in National League for MiroSot starters.
|[FIRA Invitation Cup USA]|
FIRA Invitation Cup in San Francisco coming this March (tentatively 20th and 21st), 2004.
Upon our request, a non-profit robotics organization called, Robotics Society of America(RSA) is willing to host the SIX world best teams from MiroSot Middle League (5:5) mainly based on the record of FIRA Cup Austria 2003. The RSA will be offering the competition arena, hotel accommodation and $5,000 prize money for participating teams.
* Interested teams, please contact to firstname.lastname@example.org
|[International Robot Olympiad RoboLeague for Univ. Student Open]|
The IRO held in Daejoen, Korea from November 4th to 7th extend its range of participation from Junior and Challenge league, mostly participated by children and juveniles, to RoboLeague for adults including university students.
- Category Table -
|RoboLeague (for Adult)|
||Design a biped/wheel based robot hardware and software algorithm that is capable of finding short cut to finish the 42.195meter marathon track using guiding lines and landmarks provided on the game floor.|
||This game item provides a competition ground for robots to perform balanced and varied actions on a beam.|
||Design a single or multi robots and program its control algorithm that is capable of dancing and moving around (MiroSot Robot Parade is available).|
||Design a biped robot and control algorithm that is capable of bending and lowering its body to grasp the lifting bar and raise it up high as the robot stands up without any human assistance.|
||Design a two armed robot hardware that is capable of playing boxing within the specified ring area against competing robot and force it to fall down.|
||Build a robot hardware and control algorithm that is capable of picking up the ball and avoid obstacle and shoot the ball into the basket as well.|
||FIRA Robot Soccer events (HuroSot, 5vs.5 MiroSot|
|[Check out the FIRA Calendar ]|
Newsletter editors from all around world list up all the schedules regarding robotic events in FIRA Calendar. Check out for information about FIRA Congress and SEAL04!
|[European Robot-Soccer Championships ] |
In the context of AUTOMATICA 2004, 1st international Trade Fair Robotics & Automation, the FIRA European Robot-Soccer Championships 2004 will be held from 15 to 18 June.14 teams from 11 countries will take part...(for further information read the article here)
|[Robot Soccer in Kosovo]
Kosovo joins robot soccer league for the first time. From December 3rd to 7th in 2003, Eroupean HQ had demonstrated a MiroSot game in the city of Pristina.
Under generous support from Vienna Univ. of Tech., a team will be organied in the University of Pristina.
|[Soccer Robots on ball room]|
Do you remember Austro M in FIRA World Cup 03? These adorable 8 micro robots are invited to an opening cermoney of the Viennese Ball Night on January 29.At this event, they will show elegant movement along with a tuen of Shostakovich Viennese ball, Viennese traditional event, is organized in every February during the carnival period.
THE FEDERATION OF INTERNATIONAL ROBOT-SOCCER ASSOCIATION
Editors-in-chief: Jong-Hwan Kim
Editors: Prahlad Vadakkepat, Han Pang Huang, Igor Verner, Elmer
Dadios, Jun Jo, Norbert Jesse, Paul Robinson, Hong Bingrong,
Man-Wook Han, Amitabha Mukerjee, Chao Cheng, Chris H. Messom,
Krzysztof R.Kozlowski, J.L. de la Rosa I Esteva, Seow Kiam Tian
Editorial Staff: Jin-wook Kim, Eun-Kyung Na, Paul Kim
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