In 2016 the National RCJA competition will be held in SYDNEY! The event will be held in the Scientia Building on the University of New South Wales Kensington Campus. We look forward to welcoming all competing teams from across the country and overseas. This exciting event will be held over the weekend of 17-18 September 2016. Entry is open to RoboCup Junior teams throughout Australia and across the globe. 

Location: Scientia Building UNSW Kensington

When: Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th of September 2016

Cost: $80 per team

Competition times: 8:30am – 4:30pm both days (Opening ceremony 9:30am Saturday)

Set-up / calibration times: Teams will have access to the competition area for calibration between 3:30pm and 5:30pm Friday 16th Sept and from 8:00 am on competition days.

Volunteers: contact Bronwyn Moreton via email if you can assist on any of the days as we will be requiring a number of  volunteers to help in a variety of ways.

The information pack is available below along with an example risk assessment and compulsory media release forms.

International Teams that travel to Australia to compete at the Australian Competition, cannot use their results for entry to the RoboCupJunior International Event.  Qualification to the RCJI competition can only be achieved at their own National Event.

AGM:  The Annual RoboCupJunior Australia AGM will be held on the Saturday evening in the Scientia's Leighton Hall, directly after the close of activities at the venue.  All mentors and students are welcome to attend.

Competition Format:

Teams will be able to participate in the following events:


  • Primary Dance 
  • Secondary Dance
  • Open Dance


  • Primary Rescue Line
  • Secondary Rescue Line
  • Open Rescue Line
  • Rescue Maze (Demonstration challenge)


  • GenII Soccer
  • Light Weight Soccer
  • Open Soccer


Rescue Teams are required to completely fill in this form 2 weeks before the competition. The required files must be uploaded to a google drive in compressed format (zip, 7zip, tar, rar). Please copy the link to your google drive into the final field in the form.

Rescue Maze is a demonstration challenge in 2016. Teams can enter into Rescue Maze as well as any of the other Rescue challenges for this year only. The Rescue Maze rules will be the same as the 2016 RCJI Rescue Maze rules. 

Dance Teams are to submit their music to this google drive. The file name should include the School and Team name.

It is critical that you bring a copy of the music on a USB that is clearly labelled with the School and Team Name. Unlabelled USBs will not be accepted.



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