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New This year

FLL is allowing ANY PROGRAMMING language for use at competition this year. You can stick with EV3-G or use one of many languages out there. Click HERE for a list of Alternative Programming Languages for Lego Mindstorms. The page also … Continue reading

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Lego Spike Delayed

FYI, we just received word from Lego that the SPIKE release date has been pushed to early 2020 (so it will NOT be available for the “City Shaper” Season). According to the email: The release time frame for [Lego’s] newest … Continue reading

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Here’s everything you need to know to join FIRST LEGO League

We can’t wait for you to join us for CITY SHAPERSM! To help you get started, we’ve put together everything you need to know about coaching a team. Assemble Your Team: You’ll need two or more committed adult mentors to guide … Continue reading

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Partners get hands on preview of SPIKE

At the FIRST community conference, your regional FLL Team got hands on experience with the beta version of the SPIKE robot and software (due out in Fall). Again, SPIKE does NOT replace the EV3. Lego will support both and they … Continue reading

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New TN Regional Map

FIRST has updated the TN FLL Regional Map. I am happy to report that Clarksville (and all of Montgomery County) is now officially in the West TN Region. This means by default Clarksville teams no longer have to change their … Continue reading

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2019 FLL Championship Video

Kudos to LEGO® Education for creating this video snapshot of FIRST® LEGO®League at FIRST® Championship this year.

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Registration Opens

Registration for the 2019-20 FLL Season is now opened. See THIS PAGE for more info. NEW THIS SEASON FIRST LEGO League team registration will default to include their Challenge Set.Purchasers may remove the Challenge Set by unclicking the box that … Continue reading

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E3 Strike at World Championships

E3 Strike (FLL Team 786) from Clarksville TN represented the West TN Region at the FIRST World Championships in Houston TX. Here are a few pictures our FIRST Senior Mentor (Randall Phillips) took when he visited the team: Also, if … Continue reading

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Robotics Educators Workshop

Calling all STEM teachers! Interested in robotics? Want to learn how to start a competitive robotics team? Join us for a FREE 2-day training workshop to learn: Basics of robotics (mechanical systems, power, sensors, and more!) Robotics competition options Platform … Continue reading

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Applications Open for Girls Experiencing Engineering Summer Program

Girls…..so you liked the Into Orbit season and working with Robots and wish to learn more about STEM fields…… Middle and high school girls can join the Herff College of Engineering this summer for Girls Experiencing Engineering (GEE), a program … Continue reading

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