2-on-2 teams of autonomous mobile robots play in a highly dynamic environment, tracking a special light-emitting ball in an enclosed, landmarked field.


Please make sure to check the RoboCupJunior General Rules!

Soccer has two sub-leagues:



2017 Rules

2016 Rules

2015 Rules

2014 Rules


    • Information about the RCJ Soccer Ball (RCJ-05) is available HERE.
      The demo presentation slide titled “Building cheap sensors for the new pulsed RCJ soccer ball” is available HERE.
    • The RCJ electronic soccer ball (RCJ-05), used in events, which emits infra-red light can be purchased from following websites: