The 15th Annual FIRST LEGO League Season is now open. Registration is open for this great program. The FLL is expecting 26,000 teams from around the world, children will be learning a huge amount about both STEM and Education for this year's theme.
What is the future of learning? FIRST® LEGO® League teams will find the answers. In the 2014 FLL WORLD CLASS℠ Challenge, over 265,000 children from 80 countries will redesign how we gather knowledge and skills in the 21st century. Teams will teach adults about the ways that kids need and want to learn. Get ready for a whole new class – FLL WORLD CLASS!
We are expecting around 90 teams and over 700 children here in Maine, representing 70 different schools making it our largest year yet. Teams of children, ages 9 to 14 will be learning about educational; building LEGO robots; and programming them to perform challenge missions on a playing field.
For those ready to register, you can go to the national website and follow the links for team registration: https://my.usfirst.org/fll/tims/site.lasso or visit the national website for more information about the program at: http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/fll
For those that want more information, Maine Robotics will be offering call-in discussions on:
http://www.mainerobotics.org/first-lego-league.html and info is at the bottom of the middle column. Or get the call in direction PDF directly here.
The season runs from now until the qualifiers in late November, or until the State Championship on December 13th. But registration ends at the end of September, so don't put it off!