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: check Info booklet for times

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 will be available for download early in 2016.

International Teams

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, 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 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.