Many robot contests have been widely held for the purpose of training of creativity through the production education. In this paper, various robot contests are first cosidered from the viewpoint of technology education including the production education, and show the validity and some problems. Furthermore, the rescue robot contest is also considered from the viewpoint of technology education, and the difference between the rescue robot contest and other robot contests is clarified. Finally, some rescue robots designed by Hiroshima Univ. team and the rescue strategies are introduced.