Participants in the RoboCup@Home League compete in the degree to which their robots can perform operations that assist human life in domestic environments such as a living room or a kitchen, using an everyday robot utilization scenario. Important technologies in the competition include robot arm control and manipulation, such as for opening and closing doors and holding objects. Importance is also placed on the robot’s ability to track a human being, and the establishment of naturalistic robot-human communication. Additionally, RoboCup@Home tests the use of all kinds of sensors for voice interaction and image recognition technologies.
How to Participate
Any team interested in participating in RoboCup 2019 must successfully pass the league specific qualification process.
The league deadlines usually close around December – January. Please note that the criteria for qualification and deadlines for submitting all qualification material will vary for each league.
For more information please visit: http://www.robocupathome.org/
To stay up to date on RoboCup 2019 news, please complete the link below.Register your Expression of Interest
Further information for Registration to attend RoboCup 2019 Sydney will be available in the coming months.
Please note only qualified teams can register. Please wait until your team league qualifies as the Online Registration will only be made available to teams approved. There will be a registration code necessary which we will send to the team leaders of the qualifying teams.
DB Schenker Australia has been appointed exclusive onsite logistics provider and official freight forwarder for RoboCup 2019. If you are a participant competing at RoboCup 2019 and not located in Australia, DB Schenker can provide comprehensive freight forwarding services, tailored to each participant through our extensive network of over 2,000 locations globally. DB Schenker offer and specialise in the following areas:
RoboCup 2019 strongly recommends that you consider the use of our official logistics partner in order to obtain safe and smooth logistics service for your precious robots and equipment.
- Event logistics management
- Worldwide transportation
- Customs & quarantine formalities
- Storage of full/empty boxes
- Return transport or on-forwarding
- Sensitive freight services
- Timely door-to-venue & venue-to-door delivery service
- Air, ocean and land transport
- Loading dock traffic management
- Equipment (forklifts, cranes, trolleys) & manpower hire
- Event logistics management
The process at a glance
If you are sending freight to RoboCup 2019 you MUST complete one of the forms below.
FORM A – Full Transport Service Booking Form (Domestic)
Participants who require full transport from your premises and delivery directly to the ICC Sydney and the returning back to your premises within Australia. Please complete and return to 12 June for a full quote.
FORM B – Loading Dock Booking & On-site Handling Form
Participants who would like to access the loading dock using their own vehicles or suppliers during set up and pack down are required to fill in this form and return by 12 June. Please note that you can only delivery to the venue on Tuesday 2 July and Wednesday 3 July.
Download the Loading Dock Booking & On-site Handling Form
FORM C – Advanced Warehouse Booking Form
Participants can also choose to send their freight to Schenker’s Sydney warehouse. Schenker will then arrange transport from their warehouse to the ICC Sydney and return (if required). Charges apply.
Download the Advanced Warehouse Booking Form
FORM D – ALL International Enquiries
For all International requests please contact Steven or Adam below. They will put you in contact with your local representative who will forward all relevant forms for your country.
All freight arriving into Sydney via airfreight should arrive in Sydney Airport by 19 June.
All freight arriving into Sydney via ocean freight should arrive in Sydney Port by 14 June.
Terms & Conditions
Schenker terms & conditions attached for your reference.
Lithium Battery Guidance
For the safe transportation of Lithium Batteries, please check the Lithium Battery Guidance Document developed by IATA.
Prior to the exhibition, DB Schenker will contact all participants to discuss individual transportation and other logistics requirements. In the meantime, to request a quote, please complete and return the relevant form. For further information, please contact:
RoboCup 2019 will be held at the new International Convention Centre in Darling Harbour, Australia's premier integrated convention, exhibition and entertainment precinct. The venue is centrally located and easily accessible by ferry and bus services, and only a ten minute walk from Central and Town Hall train stations.
The ICC Sydney boasts world class technology and services, providing comfortable conference facilities, purpose-built spaces, theatres and networking lounges to facilitate all your professional needs.
Featuring a striking contemporary design, ICC Sydney is a beacon of innovation, learning and entertainment, connecting and celebrating leaders of invention, business, governance and the arts.
14 Darling Drive
Darling Harbour NSW 2000
Phone: 02 9215 7100
Sydney if Australia's largest and oldest city, with a rich multicultural history. The city surrounds the largest natural harbour in the world, Port Jackson, which includes Sydney Harbour, Manly and Darling Harbour. This multi-cultural city also has an impressive line-up of festivals and events and a vibrant dining scene that includes Quay and Sepia, which feature on the prestigious S.Pellegrino World's 100 Best Restaurant List.
Beyond the city you will find historic wine regions, such as the Hunter Valley, coastal retreats and forest landscapes, including the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains, all of which offer locations to host memorable events and team-building activities.
Sydney has a Mediterranean climate. Average maximum temperature:
How to get from the airport to ICC Sydney
Sydney Airport is about 10 km from the ICC Sydney and easily accessible by train, bus or car.
- Trains depart frequently from underground stations in the airport's domestic and international terminals.
- Public buses depart from bus stops outside T1 and T3 (but not T2).
- Shuttle buses will deliver passengers to their hotel. Reservations at T1 and T3 information desks.
- Taxis are available from organised taxi ranks directly outside the terminals.
- Rental cars are available at all terminals from various rental companies.
- Personal pickup – there are various passenger pickup zones. For details, check out Sydney Airport's website.
Three passenger terminals at Sydney Airport are
An efficient network of transport options make travelling to attractions in Sydney and regional NSW affordable and enjoyable. The Sydney public transport system, provided by Transport for NSW, consists of trains, buses, ferries and light rail. Use trop planner at transportnsw.info to plan your travel.
The Opal card is an easy, convenient way of paying for your travel on public transport in Sydney. It's the only card you'll need to get around on all public transport including trains, ferries, buses and light rail. For more information, visit www.opal.com.au.