Code of Conduct




Federation of International Robot Sports Association Code of Conduct

FIRA (Federation of International Robot Sports Association) is an organization that creates the potential grounds for the empowered young generation and thinkers of modern robotics (i.e.; autonomous mobile robots) and artificial intelligence to recognize the most important needs of different sections of society, including industry, for a better future.

Competition participants and attendees are expected to interact with others in a respectful and courteous manner, and to abide by standard academic practices of giving appropriate credit for other peoples’ ideas.

Abusive, racist, sexist, homophobic, intimidating, harassing, or threatening behavior towards any other event participant or directed at any organizer, student volunteer, sponsor, event staff, or spectators, will not be tolerated. FIRA disapproves of offensive actions, aggressive acts, or comments that intimidate or disparage others. FIRA will not tolerate any kind of harassment, including but not limited to.

  • Verbal attacks, accusations, bullying, or offensive comments
  • Aggressive or intimidating behavior
  • Sustained disruption during presentations and other events
  • Unwelcome sexual attention
  • Inappropriate physical contact
  • Deliberate intimidation or stalking either in person or online
  • Sexual and racist images or materials in public spaces
  • Ignoring, encouraging, or advocating any of the above behaviors


FIRA expects all community members to formally endorse this code of conduct, and to actively prevent and discourage any undesired behaviors. Everyone should feel empowered to politely engage when themselves or others are disrespected, and to raise awareness and understanding of this code of conduct. FIRA event participants and also Sponsors are subject to this code of conduct in their participation in FIRA events and also asked to stop their unacceptable behavior are expected to comply immediately. All FIRA community agents and/or representatives are empowered to take all necessary action to prevent and/or stop any conduct that violates this code including but not limited to demanding that the violator be removed either temporarily or permanently from the current event and/or future events (without refund) or calling in local law enforcement officials to assist in the matter.

To report any behavior that violates this code of conduct, please immediately report the conduct complained of to a FIRA representative at the conference or event, or contact (by email or in person) the FIRA president, Vice Presidents or any FIRA Executive Committee Members.

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