Call for Participation

Pre-Registration has been closed on September 30.
If you have any questions, please contact us.
rcap2021@intergroup.co.jp

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
    * For more information about travel restrictions, please visit the web site of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.
       https://www.mofa.go.jp/mofaj/ca/fna/page4_005130.html
  • 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)

Competition Schedule

Schedule is based on Japan Standard Time (GMT+9)
Competition will basically be held in the schedule below however, there might be a change in schedule for each league.

Date On-site Virtual
Major Leagues /
RCAP Challenges
Junior Leagues
25th Nov. 10:00 - 14:00 - 14:00 - 20:00
26th Nov. 10:00 - 14:00 10:00 - 14:00 14:00 - 20:00
27th Nov. 10:00 - 14:00 10:00 - 14:00 14:00 - 17:00
28th Nov. 10:00 - 13:00 10:00 - 13:00  

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:

Pre-Registration Form

All teams are basically 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 after pre-registration.

Please ask the Executive Working Committee of RoboCup Asia-Pacific 2021 Aichi Organizing Committee about the necessity of TDP in Major League.

Important Dates

  On-site Competitions Virtual Competitions
Call for Participation (Pre-registration) Jun.28 – Aug.15
Additional Registration Period (*)
Aug.23 – Sep.15 Sep.30
Jun.28 – Sep.15 Sep.30
Qualification Results Announcement Sep.16
Oct.14
Oct.14
Registration Sep.17 – Oct.11
Oct.15 – Nov.4
Oct.15 – Nov.4

*Teams based in Japan are eligible for additional registration.

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.

Provide the Information to

The pre-registration information will be provided to the RoboCup Asia-Pacific Confederation and RoboCup Asia-Pacific 2021 Aichi Organizing Committee-the organizers.