RoboCup Junior Australia is a project-oriented educational initiative that supports local, regional and international robotic events for young students.

About RoboCup Junior

Tens of thousands of students around Australia participate in RoboCup, with thousands more around the world. Learn more about who we are, and how RoboCup develops critical STEM skills in students of all ages.

For Teachers

Robotics in general and RoboCup Junior specifically fits extremely well within the ACARA Technologies Curriculum.
Our Getting Started section has plenty of tutorials, ideas, and inspiration for you to start your RoboCup journey.

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Latest News

RCJQ 2023 Season Launch Newsletter

Please find attached our RCJQ 2023 Season Launch Newsletter with details of our upcoming events and plans for 2023! We will be updating our pages over the coming weeks with workshops planned across the State. Please, if you wish to discuss having an event in your region, please get in touch – we would love...
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Robocup Junior S.A.

AGM being held online on Wednesday the 1st of March at 6:30pm Link will be added closer to the event for all wanting to attend. For more information to attend, email
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MTA Beginners Cup – Even Bigger for 2023

Back again in 2023 at the Australian Open National Championships is the Modern Teaching Aids Beginners Cup. As Platinum National Sponsor of RCJA, Modern Teaching Aids is proud to support this initiative to make RoboCup Junior even more accessible for students of all levels of experience in robotics. The MTA Beginners Cup supports students just...
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RCJQ Season Update Newsletter

Please find attached our inaugural RCJQ Season Update Newsletter with details of our upcoming AGM, events, and plans for 2023! I wish you well for the remaining school year and look forward to seeing you at our RCJQ events in the future.
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NSW State Competition 2022 results

Congratulations to all the students who attended. We had a thrilling two days at Holy Cross College, Ryde, full of smart robots and keen students. We’d like to thank our event host, Holy Cross College, for the venue and doing a whole lot of behind-the-scenes work. Thank you to our platinum sponsor Modern Teaching Aids,...
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RoboCup Junior Queensland – Devastating News

In the early hours of Saturday 29 July, the RoboCup Junior Queensland trailer was stolen.  It was packed with equipment in preparation for travelling to the Darling Downs Regional RoboCup Junior Competition. The thieves cut the padlock which secured it to the vehicle and stole the trailer and its contents. A police report was filed...
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Where are they now? – RCJA’s Alumni Network

The RoboCup Junior Queensland (RCJQ) committee is collecting interviews of past RoboCup Junior competitors, from all over Australia. We wish to display these interviews at our annual competitions, at State and National Level. The intention of these interviews is to showcase to our students and their parents where previous competitors of the RoboCup Junior competition...
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RCJQ State Championships – Information Pack Now Available!

RCJQ is excited to release further details regarding the RoboCupJunior Queensland State Championships with registration open and closing on the 8th August 2022! Event Details: QLD Events Information Pack: Volunteering: Teachers and mentors of registered teams are requested to judge or volunteer their time. Gaining judging experience may assist your teams when providing feedback...
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2022 National Spike Prime Competition

Congratulations to all the winners for the RoboCup Junior Spike Prime Competition. See the results here: Here is a recap of some of the submissions from across Australia:
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ACT Regional Workshop & Competition

RCJACT is pleased to announce our next regional workshop & competition, taking place in Canberra on the 2nd and 3rd of September at Gungahlin College. All details for registration can be found here on our ACT Events page. Venue: Gungahlin CollegeCost: $20 per personSpecial Instructions: Students will need to bring their own lunch and water bottle although there...
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Team Australia Results – Thailand 2022

From July 13 to 16 2022, Team Australia had 6 teams represent us at the RoboCup International Competition held this year in Bangkok, Thailand. Four of our teams were able to represent Australia in person, with the other two teams competing remotely. All of our teams were incredibly successful, and we at RCJA would like...
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Rescue Maze Victim Assembly Guide

Authored by Rescue Maze expert Neil Gray, this tutorial covers putting together the Victims for the Rescue Maze Challenge.
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