Call for Participation

Call for Participation

Robocup 2011 Humanoid League

July 5-11, 2011 (Istanbul, Turkey)

The interested team must provide the following qualification material for evaluation to the technical committee of the humanoid robot league.

  1. Team Data
    • team name
    • www home page of the team
    • name of team leader or team contact person
    • e-mail address of team leader or contact person
    • postal address of the team, team leader or contact person
    • competition class: kid or teen or adult size

    Please note that teams applying for participation in several classes must submit individual application material for each class and pay the appropriate registration fee for each class.

  2. Robot Video
    One video of a demonstration of sufficient skills of your team’s autonomous, soccer playing humanoid robots. Namely the following, basic skills must be demonstrated in the video:

    • localization of unknown ball position,
    • walking ability towards the ball,
    • robot positioning at the ball for kicking,
    • kicking the ball towards the goal,
    • ability of getting up autonomously from a fall.

    Instead of isolated demonstration of the basic skills, they should be included in a demonstration of your robot(s) playing soccer autonomously.
    The one qualification video must be supplied as a link to it at YouTube.
    The maximum duration of the video is 10 minutes. No video means no qualification.

  3. Team Description Paper
    A team description paper (TDP) must be submitted which fully describes your humanoid robot system, your research interests and a summary of previous relevant achievements in research and development as well as publications.
    The TDP must be concise and is limited to 8 pages maximum.
    The TDP must be according to the LNCS format which can be downloaded from here. The paper must be submitted in PDF format.
    The quality of the TDP and the robot video will be decisive for qualification.
  4. Robot Specification
    A one-page specification (PDF) for each different type of humanoid robot used by the team that includes the followings:

    • Robot picture
    • Robot name
    • Height of the robot
    • Weight of the robot
    • Walking speed
    • Number of degrees of freedom
    • Type of motors
    • Type of sensors used (incl. type of camera(s))
    • Computing unit(s)
    • Other specs
  5. Online Submission
    All qualification material must be submitted online at application page will open before January 2011.)
  6. Deadline
    Deadline for submission: * January 28, 2011 *
    Announcement of qualified teams: February 18, 2011
  7. Publication
    Please note that after the announcement of the qualified teams the qualification material of the qualified teams will be made publicly available. Teams applying for participation therefore grant the right of publication of their qualification material to the humanoid league.
  8. Rules
    The rules of the RoboCup 2011 Humanoid League are discussed at and will be published at

With best regards,

Technical and Organization Committees of RoboCup Humanoid League 2011