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


Please make sure to check the RoboCupJunior General Rules!

Soccer has two sub-leagues:

Soccer Lightweight
Soccer Open

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.
  • There will be a new electronic soccer ball available at the end of April 2018, and can be purchased from following websites: Elekit