RoboCupJunior is one of the leagues in the international RoboCup competition. Its goal is to educate primary and secondary school students through project-based learning.

Students in RoboCupJunior build and program robots that play soccer, navigate rescue scenarios, and perform on stage with humans.

With MATLAB and Simulink, students can develop robot algorithms and test them in simulation. MathWorks provides support for low-cost hardware platforms such as Arduino, LEGO MINDSTORMS, and Raspberry Pi. This allows students to automatically deploy their algorithms to hardware.

Complimentary Software

MathWorks provides complimentary software for this competition. If your team is participating in this competition and needs software, fill out the software request form.

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MATLAB and Simulink

Primary and Secondary School Competitions Hub

Learn how to use MATLAB and Simulink to design algorithms, create simulations, and speed up development for primary and secondary school competitions.

Training for Your Team

Interactive Online Training Courses

Learn by doing! Our 2-hour online courses provide a hands-on learning environment where you will interact with a web-based version of MATLAB and receive instant and contextual feedback.

Mobile Robotics Training Videos

Learn to design and test autonomous robot algorithms using MATLAB and Simulink with these free training materials.

Racing Lounge Blog

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The Winner's Circle

See how students are winning competitions worldwide with MATLAB and Simulink.

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