FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL)
LEGO® Robotics is taking the area by storm, and The Works is proud to partner with local robotics teams to further promote this great program rooted in STEM education. Check out these upcoming LEGO® Robotics events hosted at The Works to learn how much fun it is to get hands-on with science, technology, and teamwork!
Join a FIRST® LEGO® League team at The Works!
Registration opens August 1, 2014, and is first-come, first-served. The Works will host two seven-member teams for children ages 9 - 13. Team rosters will be anounced September 2. Cost is $125 per member. Find more information about becoming a robotics team member and the complete schedule here.
Register online to become an FLL team member here.
Find a printable copy of the team member contract here.
FIRST® LEGO® League Coach Class - Don't Fear the Robot: August 7 and 21, September 4, 6 p.m.: You will learn about FIRST® LEGO® League, team organization, competition preparation, EV3 programming, and robot building basics. This class is great for both new and experienced coaches. This class is for adults only - no team members, please. This will also be a great opportunity to meet with fellow FLL coaches and create a network for the Licking County Robotics community. We're looking for coaches!
FIRST® LEGO® League Kick-Off Event: August 30, 10 a.m. - Noon: The 2014 World Class Challenge is announced to teams, coaches, and parents.
FIRST® Lego® League Practice Tournament: November 15, 8:30 a.m. - Noon: Watch as FLL teams put their programming skills and robots to the test in preparation for December's Regional Tournament.
FIRST® Lego® League Regional Tournament: December 6, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.: Held at the John Gilbert Reese Center located on the campus of Central Ohio Technical College and The Ohio State University at Newark.
Volunteers are an essential element to the success of FLL programs. Adult coaches are needed to build teamwork and communication skills, and to foster an attitude of graciousness in competition. Mentors with technical expertise assist teams in troubleshooting problems and guiding the team toward creative solutions. If you would like to volunteer as a coach, mentor or judge, please contact RoriLeath@attheworks.org
For more information on FIRST LEGO® League, please go to http://www.usfirst.org
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