Compete for a Landmine Free World
In conjunction with the 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2019), this Indoor Version will take place in the beautiful city of Macau, China in November 4-5, 2019.
It’s a new version of Minesweepers the first international robotic competition on humanitarian demining established in 2012. That aims at raising public awareness of the seriousness of landmines and UXOs contamination and fostering robotics research and its applications in the area of humanitarian demining in the world.
Registration Closes In
13 May First Call for Participation
15 August Team Submission Deadline
20 August Notification Acceptance
26 August IROS Registration Deadline
4-5 November Minesweepers Competition
*All deadlines are 23:59 (GMT+4)
Round 1 “first day of the competition”, the teams will compete by their robots in the indoor minefield, to choose the qualified teams for final round.
Round 2 “the second day of the competition”, robots will compete again and give a 15 min technical presentation on a jury panel talking about their work and robot.
It's Your Turn to Compete!
In this competition, each participating team will construct a teleoperated or an autonomous vehicle that should be able to search for surface and buried metallic/ non metallic objects of different dimensions and shapes that mimic the anti-personnel landmines and unexploded ordnances. The vehicle must be able to automatically produce a high-precision map of the detected objects without human intervention. The vehicle has to able to navigate through rough environment that mimics a real minefield.