The theme challenges teams to play the ancient game by using the robots equipped with the modern technology.
With the 20th anniversary of the ABU ROBOCON the organizing committee brings you the most exciting theme based on the game of “Throwing Arrows” from ancient china. The theme challenges teams to play the ancient game by using the robots equipped with the modern technology. The game will be between two teams having two robots each.
Here is the Schedule of ROBOCON 2021:
- Title: Asia – Pacific Robot Contest 2021 Jimo, China (Alias: ABU Robocon 2021 Jimo).
- Organizer: Asia – Pacific Broadcasting Union.
- Host: ABU Asia-Pacific Robot Contest 2021 Jimo, China Host Organizing Committee (Shandong TV)
- Match Theme: Throwing Arrows into Pots.
- Contest Day: Sunday: 22nd August 2021.
Robocon 2021 Theme Video :
The Concept of Contest :
In ancient China, a young man was crowned at the age of twenty, marking he was adult. On the day of the celebration, all of his friends and relatives had a joyous gathering together to bless his future and enjoy interesting games.
In 2021, ABU Robocon meets his 20th birthday. Let the robots companioning with us for 20 years come and have a wonderful game! Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Robocon! Bless Robocon be adult, and wish young friends to work hard, to advance and to be an early success! “Throwing arrows into pots” is a traditional etiquette and game in ancient China. During the Spring/Autumn(770 BC-476 BC) and the Warring States(475 BC-221 BC) period, one of the manners of the leads when entertaining guests is to invite guests to shoot arrows, called as “shooting rites “.
At that time, the host asked the guest to shoot an arrow, and the guest could not refuse. Later, in order to enable guests who were really not good archery to participate in the game, they thrown arrows into wine pots instead, to make guests happy and practice etiquette. Over time, it has become a kind of hospitality and elegant game during banquets. It has spread for more than 2700 years and evolved from the original ritual activities to entertainment games. Although there are many changes in the way and rules of activity, the relationship with etiquette has not been completely cut of.
Game Structure :
Based on the Theme of Robocon 2021, all basic details about Game field and zones all are precisely given in Robocon 2021 Rulebook. According to the Robocon 2021 theme a game will be between Red and Blue teams. It will last for three minutes at most. Each team has two robots known as Throwing Robot (TR) and Defensive Robot (DR).The two robots can be either manual or automatic.
As well known, the coronavirus epidemic situation in 2021 is hard to be predicted. If the real contest can’t be held in Jimo, China, organizers can only replace it with online contest instead. At the request of the ABU Robocon Tokyo Secretariat, the rulebook for online game, as “Plan B”, are also released with ABU ROBOCON 2021 real game rules at the same time. The Figures of Game Field for real contest are suitable for the online contest, except 3 figures stated in the appendix 3 of online rulebook. Three download linkages are provided as follows.
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