Teams of autonomous mobile robots play soccer in a highly dynamic environment that mimics a real soccer field.


Please make sure to check the RoboCupJunior General Rules!

Soccer has two physical sub-leagues, an entry challenge and a simulation challenge:

Soccer Lightweight
Soccer Open
Soccer Entry Lightweight
RCJ Soccer Simulation Challenge

Previous years’ rules can be found here.

  • 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 new electronic soccer ball can be purchased from: Elekit