SwissEurobot is the Swiss national contest qualifying for Eurobot. The contest is held every year around April / May.
SwissEurobot is open to foreign team that want train their robots.
Eurobot is an international amateur robotics contest. It is intended primarily for schools and independent clubs. Each year, rules come out around September, then contests take place between April and June. Best teams from each country will then meet and compete at the European Contest: Eurobot.
Rules change each year. The base is although the same. Robots have approximately the size of a cube of 30 cm. The tables has a dimension of 2 meters width and 3 meters long. The game is 1 minute 30 seconds long. Robots have to do various actions on the table in order to earn as many point as possible. Robots have to avoid each other. Teams can place beacons on the other robot to find out its location.
There are two existing rules:
- Eurobot Junior is the contest for young peoples under 18 years old. Robots are remotely controlled. For now, this contest is only available in France, Belgium and Russia.
- Eurobot is the contest for peoples that are 30 years old or younger. Robots are completely autonomous and must do all actions by themselves with the help of sensors.