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RobuCp 2014 official site can be found HERE.

RoboCup 2014 Information

Previous editions of MSL RoboCup Information

The scores of the 2013 competition can be found HERE.

The scores of the 2012 competition can be found HERE.

The final ranking in the 2011, 2010 and 2009 competitions can be found HERE.

League Overview

This is the official page of the Middle Size League (MSL). On this page you can find an overview of the participating teams in the community, the MSL committees, the lates rules and regulations, an overview of the world championships and local events and more...


Executive committee

The Executive Committee members represent the MSL within the general RoboCup community. Executive committee members are appointed for three years.

Former executive committee members:

  • Roel Merry, Eindhoven University of Technology, the Netherlands (2010-2012)
  • Andrea Bonarini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy (2006-2010)
  • Fernando Ribeiro, University of Minho, Portugal (2004-2010)
  • Yasutake Takahashi, Osaka University, Japan (2006-2009)
  • Gerald Steinbauer, Graz University of Technology, Austria (2010-2011)

Technical committee

The Technical Committee (TC) is responsible for technical issues of the league along with the Executive Committee members listed above. The current TC members are listed below.

  • Shota Chikushi, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Wu Jia Hao, Beijing Intitute of Technology, China
  • Zhao Yong, Beijing Information Science & Technology University, China

Organizing committee

The organizing committee is currently formed by


Rules for the 2014 competitions: 2013-12-31

Rule changes between 2013 and 2014

Rules for the 2013 competitions: 2012-12-10

Rules for the 2012 competitions: 2011-12-29

Rules for the 2011 competitions: 2010-12-31

Rules for the 2010 competitions: 2010-05-12

Rules for the 2009 competitions: 2008-12-12


Team Affiliation Homepage
5DPO FEUP-DEEC / INESC-Porto, Portugal http://paginas.fe.up.pt/~robosoc/en
Adro Isfahan Azad University, Iran http://www.iranadro.com
BIT-AC Beijing Institute of Technology, China http://ai.bitss.com.cn/
CAMBADA University of Aveiro, Portugal http://www.ieeta.pt/atri/cambada
Carpe Noctem Cassel (CNC) University of Kassel, Germany http://carpenoctem.das-lab.net
Endeavor Wenzhou Vocational & Technical College, China http://elc.wzvtc.net.cn/robot/index.html
Hibikino Musashi Kyushu Institute of Technology, University of Kitakyushu, Japan http://robocup.ksrp.or.jp/hibikino-musashi
Hong Kong Dragons City University of Hong Kong, China http://www.ap.cityu.edu.hk/robocup/robocup.htm
ISePorto LSA-ISEP, Portugal http://www.lsa.isep.ipp.pt/iseporto_home.html
JiaoLong Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China http://robolab.sjtu.edu.cn/
MINHO University of Minho, Portugal http://www.robotica.dei.uminho.pt/robocup
MRL Qazvin Islamic Azad University, Iran http://mrl.ir/index.php/middle-size
MU Penguins University of Melbourne, Australia http://robocup.eng.unimelb.edu.au/
NuBot National University of Defense Technology, China http://nubot.nudt.edu.cn
Paderkicker University of Paderborn, Germany http://www.paderkicker.de
RFC Stuttgart University of Stuttgart, Germany http://robocup.informatik.uni-stuttgart.de
SocRob Institute for Systems and Robotics, Portugal http://socrob.isr.ist.utl.pt
Strive-Legends Shanghai University, China http://robocup.shu.edu.cn
Tech United Eindhoven Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands http://www.techunited.nl
Water Beijing Information Science & Technology University, China http://jdgcxy.bistu.edu.cn/robocup/index_robocup.asp
WinKIT Kanazawa Institute of Technology, Japan http://www2.kanazawa-it.ac.jp/robocup

To make the above list as complete as possible, click here to send a mail in case a team is missing. Please include the team name, affiliation, nationality and homepage in your mail.

MSL Champions

Year 1st Place Team 2nd Place Team 3rd Place Team Media
2013 Water TechUnited CAMBADA video
2012 TechUnited MRL Water video
2011 Water TechUnited CAMBADA video
2010 Water TechUnited CAMBADA video
2009 1.RFC Stuttgart TechUnited CAMBADA video
2008 CAMBADA Tech United CoPS-Stuttgart video
2007 Tribots Eigen CoPS-Stuttgart video
2006 Tribots CoPS-Stuttgart
2005 EIGEN FU-Fighters Philips video
2004 EIGEN WinKIT CoPS-Stuttgart video
2003 Fusion WinKit Persia video
2002 EIGEN WinKIT Osaka Univ. Trackies2002 video
2001 CS Freiburg Trackies EIGEN video
2000 CS Freiburg Golem Team Sharif CE video
1999 Sharif CE Azzurra Robot Team CS Freiburg
1998 CS Freiburg Tubingen Osaka Univ.
1997 Dreamteam Trackies

Research State of the Art

Other Information

Relevant MSL scientific/technical publication references

The following document contains a chronologically organized bibliography related to MSL, starting in 1997. Please read the notes on the first page to see how to contribute to maintain this document up to date.

MSL Bibliography Digest


http://sourceforge.net/projects/msl-refbox - Homepage of the MSL Referee Box.

MSL events

MSL events - On this page you can find an overview of all World championships with the MSL results. Furthermore, an overview of the local MSL events is given.

FIFA laws

Fifa Laws.

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