Call for Participation

Important Information

1) Inquiries
Please direct inquiries to the following e-mail addresses.

2) Who can participate in the RoboCup Asia-Pacific 2021 Aichi Japan (RCAP2021)

  • On-site Competitions - Participants who can travel to Aichi, Japan without restrictions such as quarantine or self-isolation at the end of call for participation (Aug.15).
    *Pre-registration will be void in case travel restrictions are not lifted at the end of call for participation
  • Virtual Competitions - Participants from all over the world

Leagues

The RoboCup Asia-Pacific 2021 (RCAP2021) competition leagues are as follows:

RoboCup Major Leagues:

  • RoboCupSoccer Humanoid(Kid) - On-site
  • RoboCupSoccer Standard Platform - Virtual
  • RoboCupSoccer Middle Size - Virtual
  • RoboCupSoccer Small Size - On-site / Virtual (different rules)
  • RoboCupSoccer Simulation (2D) - On-site / Virtual (same rule)
  • RoboCupRescue Robot - On-site / Virtual (different rules)
  • RoboCupRescue Simulation (Agent) - On-site / Virtual (same rule)
  • RoboCup@Home Open Platform - On-site / Virtual (same rule)
  • RoboCup@Home Domestic Standard Platform - On-site / Virtual (same rule)
  • RoboCup@Home Education - On-site / Virtual (same rule)
  • RoboCup@Home Simulation (OPL) - On-site / Virtual (same rule)
  • RoboCup@Home Simulation (DSPL) - On-site / Virtual (same rule)
  • RoboCupIndustrial @Work - Virtual
  • RoboCupIndustrial Logistics - On-site / Virtual (same rule)

RoboCup Junior Leagues:

  • RCJ Soccer Lightweight (Primary & Secondary) - On-site / Virtual (different rules)
  • RCJ Soccer Open - On-site / Virtual (different rules)
  • RCJ Rescue Line (Primary & Secondary) - On-site / Virtual (different rules)
  • RCJ Rescue Maze - On-site / Virtual (different rules)
  • RCJ Rescue Simulation (Primary & Secondary) - On-site / Virtual (same rule)
  • RCJ OnStage (Preliminary Primary & Secondary, Advanced) - On-site / Virtual (same rule)

RoboCup Asia-Pacific (RCAP) Challenges:

  • RCAP Flying Robot Challenge - On-site / Virtual (same rule)
  • RCAP CoSpace Autonomous Driving Challenge (U12, U19) - On-site / Virtual (different rules)
  • RCAP CoSpace Rescue Challenge (U12, U19, University) - On-site / Virtual (different rules)

Age Restrictions for Junior Leagues

The minimum age for Junior teams is 7 years old. Participants aged 20 years old and above will not be allowed to take part in the Junior Leagues.

Teams with all student members aged 14 and under are considered primary.
Teams where any student member over aged 14 is considered secondary.

U12 refers to 12 years old and below.
U19 refers to 19 years old and below.

*Age is counted as of July 1, 2021

Participation

All teams (including RC Junior teams) are required to pre-register through the online form:

All teams are required to upload a Team Description Paper (TDP) or a Learning Journal during the pre-registration.
- Secondary age and Open categories - TDP is required.
- Primary age category - Learning Journal is required.

*Format of TDP and Learning Journal can be downloaded from here

Additional materials for some leagues may be required by the league technical committee after pre-registration.

Important Dates

  On-site Competitions Virtual Competitions
Call for Participation (Pre-registration) Jun.28 – Aug.15 Jun.28 – Sep.15
Qualification Results Announcement Sep.16 Oct.14
Registration Sep.17 – Oct.11 Oct.15 – Nov.4

Registration Fees

RoboCup Major Leagues:

  Team Student Faculty/
Staff
Individual
On-site USD590 USD285 USD385 USD385
Virtual waived USD60 USD60 -

RoboCup Junior Leagues:

  Team Student Mentor
On-site USD160 USD160 USD160
Virtual waived USD40 USD40

RCAP Challenges:

Flying Robot
 - Same as RoboCup Major Leagues
CoSpace Autonomous Driving (U12, U19)
 - Same as RoboCup Junior Leagues
CoSpace Rescu (U12, U19)
 - Same as RoboCup Junior Leagues
CoSpace Rescue (University)
 - Same as RoboCup Major Leagues

Registration fee is waived for all Japanese teams / members.
REGISTRATIONS ARE ONLY COMPLETE WHEN PAYMENT IS RECEIVED.