FIRST LEGO League Challenge & Season Info

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What is FIRST LEGO League?

Tomorrow’s innovators practice imaginative thinking and teamwork. Guided by two or more adult Coaches, FIRST LEGO League* teams (up to 10 members, grades 4-8**) research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc., and are challenged to develop a solution. They also must design, build, program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS®, then compete on a table-top playing field.

Impact

Proven, verifiable impact! FIRST LEGO League’s positive impact on participants is gratifying and well documented. Over 88% are more interested in doing well in school, and 87% have more interest in attending college.

Team Basics

The really cool thing about FIRST LEGO League is…all skill levels are welcomed and needed, technical or non-technical. Read more about resources, time frame, commitment, and skills required.
 

Start a FIRST LEGO League Team

FIRST LEGO League gives elementary and middle school students and their adult Coaches the opportunity to work and create together to solve a common problem.

Cost & Registration

What does it cost to participate? Costs for fielding a FIRST LEGO League vary depending on what level of participation.

Event Experience

A chance to shine! Each FIRST LEGO League season culminates with regional tournaments and championships where teams show off what they learned and invented, and compete with their robots.  Some teams earn an invitation to FIRST LEGO League World Festival held in St. Louis, where teams from all over the world meet and compete. 

FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation

The FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award presented by XPRIZE® is a competition designed to showcase the real-world, innovative solutions that FIRST LEGO League teams create as a result of their Project.

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