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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Riley Rover Rescue Line Handbook

A beginner’s guide to getting started with the RoboCup Junior Rescue Line competition This presentation will take you through all the basics of getting set up for Riley Rover Rescue Line. It makes no assumptions about your level of expertise, so you can move through it as you please. Want to download a PDF instead?...
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RoboCup Queensland Brisbane Workshop Announcement

Unlock the Future of Robotics: Join the Brisbane Region RoboCup Workshop! Are you a school in South East Queensland with an eye on the future? Are you looking to inspire your students with the boundless possibilities of robotics? Then we have an exciting opportunity for you! We are thrilled to announce the upcoming introductory workshop...
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RCJSA OnStage Theme for this year

It has been decided that this year in South Australia, OnStage will have a theme for all divisions. The theme for this year’s competition will be around ‘the ’90’s’. This could be around music from the 90’s such as ‘Wannabe’ by Spice Girls / ‘Barbie Girl’ by Aqua / ‘Smells like teen spirit’ by Nirvana...
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Season Launch 2024

Did you miss our 2024 Season Launch? Checkout the recording and presentation below, and feel free to get in touch with you local RoboCup Junior Committee Members via our Contact Us page, or from the contact information on your State/Territory page under ‘Event Regions’. Click here for the Webinar Recording Click here for the PowerPoint...
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2024 Rules are now available!

The 2024 season can now officially commence! Our 2024 Rules are now available on our website with additional helpful resources to follow. Any questions? Make sure you come to our RCJA Season Launch. Missed the details – See our Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/share/WKLHFezmr6rPHHHx/?mibextid=9VsGK Check out our RoboCup Junior Australia leagues below: OnStage: https://www.robocupjunior.org.au/onstage/ Rescue Line: https://www.robocupjunior.org.au/rescue-line/...
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Join us for the 2024 RCJA Season Launch!

Come celebrate the launch of the RoboCup Junior Australia 2024 Season on Monday 12th Feb from 8pm AEDT! In this webinar, you’ll be brought up to speed with our latest committee members, rule changes for the upcoming season, have an opportunity to ask your questions and more. This is a great learning opportunity for both...
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2023 Rescue Line Challenge Tiles

As we approach the National Championships in October, we are unveiling the selection of Challenge Tiles for 2023. Before we dive into the details, here’s a quick refresher for those who might be new to the Challenge Tiles concept or need a reminder: Recap on Challenge Tiles As detailed in the official rule book (Section...
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New Open Maze Victim Design

To coincide with the release of the Flat Pack Tiles Maze Course which uses 3mm walls and has a new Victim design, we are also releasing the same victim design for 9mm walls as used on the older style 9mm ply maze walls. The hanger victim hanger has been designed for 200mm high walls. The...
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Flat Pack Tiles Maze Course

The Robocup Junior Australia Rescue Maze Technical Committee have been working on an alternative design for creating Maze courses (for both Open Maze and Mighty Maisy Maze). This design has the advantage of being easier to store and transport as it is a flat pack design. The design is based on a tile with a...
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Team Australia – Bordeaux 2023

This year 5 teams from 3 schools, including an independant team, will represent Australia at the 2023 RoboCup international competition in Bordeaux, France. After months of preparation, the teams are in their final stages of travelling to the competition, which begins on July 4th and continues until July 10th. RoboCup Junior In RoboCup Junior, we...
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Building and Programming Omnidrive Soccer Robots with Spike Prime

Omnidrive robots use four motors, to allow the robot to respond in any direction to the Soccer ball. This significantly decreases the time it takes for the robot to get to the ball, giving a great game day advantage. To help you get started with Omnidrive robots, James Dwyer from our Platinum National Sponsor, Modern...
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