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[robotics-worldwide] [news] Call for Participation: RoboCup@Home Education Challenge 2018 @ RoboCup 2018 Montreal

Jeffrey Tan
=== RoboCup@Home Education Challenge 2018 @ RoboCup 2018 Montreal ===

June 16 ~ 21, 2018
Montreal, Canada
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.robocupathomeedu.org&d=DwIBaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=79BDvkZhxlRrqX7iUB5zzC_DancsvUiUpRBvUJcWuWA&s=G7bFMD5De-W5k9SDYsGChGAjIXn_MCLbq1PooXbiOAM&e=

<<Introduction>>

RoboCup@Home Education is an educational initiative that promotes
educational efforts to boost RoboCup@Home participation and service
robot development. We have started @Home Education activities since
2015, organized various competitions in Japan Open 2015, 2016, 2017,
and RoboCup Asia-Pacific 2017, which generated more than 10 new teams
with more than 50 participants in @Home participation. As an
educational effort, since 2016 we have also conducted more than 8
workshops in domestic Japan and overseas. The workshop audiences were
ranging from 20~70 participants, not limited to technical university
students, but also inexperienced high school students and general
public. Last December, in collaboration with MathWorks, we had
organized the Education Challenge at RoboCup Asia-Pacific 2017
Bangkok, in a combined workshop and competition event. It was a great
success in transforming totally inexperienced participants to be able
to build robot and ace the competition.

With this inspiring motivation, we are honored to host the
RoboCup@Home Education Challenge 2018 Workshop & Competition in the
Innovation Summit of RoboCup 2018 Montreal on this coming June 2018
for the participation from worldwide RoboCup community.

https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.robocup2018.org_-3Fpage-3Dinnovationsummit-26lang-3Den&d=DwIBaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=79BDvkZhxlRrqX7iUB5zzC_DancsvUiUpRBvUJcWuWA&s=LVGvkJpJkMAw4cAbm3nFcyKhksEcuA-oQXakKQAZ7kc&e=

<<Schedule & Rules>>

- Workshop and Setup: June 16 ~ 18, 2018
- Competition: June 19 ~ 21, 2018

For more details and competition rules, please visit
https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.robocupathomeedu.org_challenges_robocup-2Dhome-2Deducation-2Dchallenge-2Drobocup-2D2018&d=DwIBaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=79BDvkZhxlRrqX7iUB5zzC_DancsvUiUpRBvUJcWuWA&s=_mJIv3wMWlFGVOvYhTy1NoW1sSeC7eLh3B9e1bDDxCE&e=

<<How to Participate>>

Step 1 - Entry Application
Fill in and submit the online entry form below (each per team). If you
have any difficulty to submit online, please contact
[hidden email]

Online Entry Form: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__goo.gl_forms_pcquv54mYbbWIprf2&d=DwIBaQ&c=clK7kQUTWtAVEOVIgvi0NU5BOUHhpN0H8p7CSfnc_gI&r=0w3solp5fswiyWF2RL6rSs8MCeFamFEPafDTOhgTfYI&m=79BDvkZhxlRrqX7iUB5zzC_DancsvUiUpRBvUJcWuWA&s=MgpgTubi70WTnUJG4Zfj_xFR_PruytYg74volaPQsfU&e=

Step 2 - Registration
Get the registration code from the OC. Usually, it will take a couple
of days for the OC to review your entry and to response by email after
you have submitted the online form in Step 1. Complete the
registration procedure with the registration code according to the
instruction in the email.

<<Important Dates>>

Entry Application: March 26 ~ April 30, 2018
Registration: March 26 ~ May 18, 2018

* Due to the availability of the robot hardware provided to the teams
during the event, there are limited amount of team slots available for
registration. The registration will be closed once the team slots are
filled up even before the above due date.

Please visit the official website for more information. You can
contact us via [hidden email]

Best Regards,
RoboCup@Home Education Challenge 2018 Organizing Committee
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