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Changes in rules

  • 10.06.2016 - Football. Specification about the referee’s protocol, PING order has been added.
  • 08.07.2016 - Folkrace. Specifications in the robot starting position dimensions, requirements for placing in the measuring box changed.
  • 27.07.2016 - Water Rally. Changes in the maximum height of the robot.
  • 21.06.2016 - DJI Drone Race. Changes in the field and the line color.
  • 08.07.2016 - Folkrace. Specifications in the robot starting position dimensions, requirements for placing in the measuring box changed.
  • 27.07.2016 - Water Rally. Changes in the maximum heigth of the robot.
  • 31.08.2016 - ProgeTiger Educational Robots Competition and WeDo. Assessment specified.
  • 31.08.2016 - ProgeTiger Educational Robots Competition and WeDo. Length of the presentation specified. Requirements for sending the video specified.
  • 25.09.2016 - 3 kg LEGO Sumo. Changes in the limits of 3 kg LEGO sumo mass.
  • 25.09.2016 - DJI Drone Race. Rules for equal scores added.
  • 25.09.2016 - Folkrace. Changes in the shape of the bridge.
  • 25.09.2016 - CDP Grand Challenge. Specified the color of the houses.
  • 27.09.2016 - Football. Note about the availability of the radios added.
  • 28.09.2016 - Folkrace. Construction of the track specified.
  • 26.10.2016 - Water Rally. Compressed air obstacle added.
  • 06.11.2016 - ProgeTiger Educational Robots Competition and WeDo. Competition rules specified.
  • 11.11.2016 - Water Rally. Changes in the specifics of the material of the barrier.


Sumo robot has to push its opponent out of the ring while following all the rules of competitions. Competitions are for all age groups.

Six different Sumo competitions will be organised

  • LEGO Sumo
  • Mini Sumo
  • 3 kg Sumo
  • iRobot Sumo
  • Micro Sumo

Maze Solving

In this competition, the mission of the autonomous Micromouse (robot) is to negotiate a maze from specified corner to its centre in the shortest possible time.

Line Following

Line following is one the most popular robotic competitions in the worlds and it is carried out at Robotex for the sixth time. The task for line following robots is to drive through the track marked with a black line as fast as possible. Two robots are competing alongside with each other on parallel mirrored tracks.

Line Following is held in three different categories

  • Line Following
  • LEGO Line Following
  • Line Following Enhanced


The aim of the competition is to simulate the immersive nature of the rallycross. Up to five robots are allowed to access the track at the same time.


Freestyle is the only competition at Robotex that does not establish any technical limitations for the robot. Creativity and innovativeness are more important than speed and power in this competition. Additionally, all those robots are welcomed to participate, which are not suitable for any of the categories of other competitions, but carry an idea that can change the world.

Water Rally

ICD Grand Challenge

Competition is made by ICD Industries in cooperation with Robotex team. The goeal is to demolish all green houses without red houses loosing their height. It is one of the most compicated competitions in Robotex and it is completed by the best of all.

City Passing

The task is to construct a robot that is able to drive through the city and park itself in a specific parking space. The robot must remain within the limits of the road and observe the traffic light and road signs in the city.


Robotex main event Football has been organised since 2008. The assignment is to be faster and more accurate than competitor. Robot has to find and score the balls avoiding the opponent.

Three different Football competitions will be held

  • 1 vs 1 Football
  • 2 vs 2 Football
  • NAO Humanoid Football


Competition will be held first time at Robotex. Unmaned aerial robots have to pass obstacles and be faster than its opponents.


Winner will be the best VEX robot in the competitions.

ProgeTiger Educational Robot Competition (NEW COMPETITION!)

Educational Robot Competiton means demonstrating of static and moving robotic models. Model can include different components, but has to be programmed and move on self-designed competition area.


Winner will be the most fascinating LEGO WeDo robot

University of Tartu Mind Control (NEW COMPETITION!)

The goal of the competition is to solve a problem with controlling robot's movement with mind.

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