2023 Challenges

Discover our 2023 challenges

The SoccerNet challenges are back! We are proud to announce four new challenges at CVPR 2023 including 7 tasks split into three themes: 1. Broadcast video understanding, 2. Field Understanding, and 3. Player understanding. ย In particular, we propose three new tasks based on new soccer-related annotations and data. Feel free to check out our presentation video for more details. You have got plenty of time to come up with an amazing solution! The challenges end on the 30th of May 2023. As for last year's challenges, we will keep you updated on the latest news and the evolution of the leaderboards throughout the competition on our discord server.ย 

Discover our different challenges through the replays of our tutorials on YouTube.

Theme 1: Broadcast video Understanding

Action Spotting 2023

๐Ÿ“ข3๏ธโƒฃ Third edition of the Action Spotting Challenge! ๐Ÿš€ The task and the annotations are the same as the previous challenge.

๐Ÿ’ปDevelopment Kitย  /ย  ๐Ÿ“šRulesย  /ย  ๐Ÿ“ŠEvaluation Server

๐ŸคSponsor: AINSports / ๐Ÿ’ฐPrize: 500$

๐Ÿ‘‘ Winners: Wenjie Zhang ,Ran Song, Ziyu Meng, Zhiheng Li, Tianjiao Li, and Wei Zhang From School of Control Science and Engineering, Shandong University and Information Systems Technology and Design, Singapore University of Technology and Designย 

Ball Action Spotting 2023 (new)

๐Ÿ“ข1๏ธโƒฃ First edition of the Ball Action Spotting Challenge! ๐Ÿš€ In this task, participants have to accurately spot (with a 1-second precision) all ball pass and drive events!

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๐ŸคSponsor: AINSports / ๐Ÿ’ฐPrize: 500$

๐Ÿ‘‘ Winner: Ruslan Baikulov From lRomul

Dense Video Captioning 2023 (new)

๐Ÿ“ข1๏ธโƒฃ First edition of the Dense Video Captioning Challenge! ๐Ÿš€ In this task, participants have to generate captions describing the game anchored in time!

๐Ÿ’ปDevelopment Kitย  /ย  ๐Ÿ“šRulesย  /ย  ๐Ÿ“ŠEvaluation Server

๐ŸคSponsor: AINSports / ๐Ÿ’ฐPrize: 1000$

๐Ÿ‘‘ Winners: Zheng Ruan, Ruixuan Liu, Shimin Chen, Mengying Zhou, Xinquan Yang, Wei Li, Chen Chen, and Wei Shen From OPPO Research Institute and Tongji Universityย 

Theme 2: Field Understanding

Camera Calibration 2023

๐Ÿ“ข2๏ธโƒฃ Second edition of the Camera Calibration Challenge! ๐Ÿš€ This year's challenge includes more data and annotations than the first edition!

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๐ŸคSponsor: EVS Broadcast Equipments / ๐Ÿ’ฐPrize: 1000$

๐Ÿ‘‘ Winners: Nikolay Falaleev and Ruilong Chen From Sportlight Technologyย 

Theme 3: Player Understanding

Player Tracking 2023

๐Ÿ“ข2๏ธโƒฃ Second edition of the Player Tracking Challenge! ๐Ÿš€ In this year's task, we do not provide ground truth bounding boxes, the participants also need to localize the players!

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๐ŸคSponsor: Baidu Research / ๐Ÿ’ฐPrize: 1000$

๐Ÿ‘‘ Winners: Adrien Maglo, Astrid Orcesi, and Quoc-Cuong Pham From Universitรฉ Paris-Saclay, CEA, Listย 

Re-Identification 2023

๐Ÿ“ข2๏ธโƒฃ Second edition of the Player Re-Identification Challenge! ๐Ÿš€ The task and the annotations are the same as the previous challenge.

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๐ŸคSponsor: Synergy Sports, a division of SportRadar / ๐Ÿ’ฐPrize: 500$

๐Ÿ‘‘ Winners: Konrad Habel, Fabian Deuser, and Norbert Oswald From University of the Bundeswehr Munich Institute for Distributed Intelligent Systems(VIS)ย 

Jersey Number 2023 (new)

๐Ÿ“ข1๏ธโƒฃ First edition of the Player Jersey Number Recognition Challenge! ๐Ÿš€ The goal of this task is to classify the jersey number of a player inside a provided tracklets.ย 

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๐ŸคSponsor: Synergy Sports, a division of SportRadar / ๐Ÿ’ฐPrize: 500$

๐Ÿ‘‘ Winners: Rui Peng, Kexin Zhang, Junpei Zhang, Yanbiao Ma, and Licheng Jiao From Key Laboratory of Intelligent Perception and Image Understanding of the Ministry of Education, Xidian Universityย