This page gives an overview of the time schedule leading up to the Virtual RoboCup 2021.
15th [HSC/ HRD]
Rule draft published; first CfP sent out to the research community
A meeting with interested individuals from the humanoid league will be organized to discuss further requirements for providing a valid robot model and how the validity of robot models can be evaluated semi-automatically (date for a first meeting will be announced soon).
Teams are also given the opportunity to comment on the initial rule draft in the Humanoid League Forum.
Deadline for teams to comment on the initial rule draft
Release of the second draft of the rule book and detailed requirements for robot models by the Technical Committee
The virtual environment and one demo robot model is released by the Technical Committee
Submission system opens
2nd draft for robot model specifications and robot-simulator-API
1st draft for server specifications for the virtual competition is released
Release of the third draft of the V-HSC rule book by the Technical Committee
12th [HSC/ HRD]
Team registration and submission deadline
Release of final robot model specifications
Release of the final version of the V-HSC rule book
Teams need to submit a first version of the robot models for review
26th [HSC] (tentative date)
AutoRef software and schedule for the tournament is released by the Technical Committee
Peer-review deadline for robot model files
Release of the final version of the robot-simulator-API specifications, and 2nd version of the server specifications for the virtual competition by the Technical Committee
Feedback on robot models is sent to teams by Technical Committee
Teams need to submit a second version of the robot model
4th – 6th [HSC]
Mock competition to test the simulator and the infrastructure
22nd – 23rd [HSC]
Setup days during which teams can sign up for slots on the Tournament infrastructure to test their software.
24th – 27th [HSC]