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Youth Registration Officially Opens to Teams

Update: Need help registering your team…..see this HELP DOCUMENT that will answer questions for coaches, parents and youth. From: FIRST HQ As many of you are already aware, Youth Registration (previously known as STIMS) soft launched on Monday, 9/25 and … Continue reading

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Challenge Updates

Teams, make sure you are reading the CHALLENGE UPDATES….. This weeks update, dated Sep 5 is very important when choosing a project in light of Hurricane Harvey and Irma. Teams might be considering a project having to do with flooding … Continue reading

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How Three Teachers Who Knew Nothing About Robotics Started a FIRST® Program

What happened when teachers without STEM experience started a FIRST LEGO League team? Three Brooklyn teachers were unsure if they had the necessary skills to coach, but they knew that the program would positively impact their students. As shared with … Continue reading

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From LEGO League To Software Engineer

from: Chattanoogan.com Tuesday, August 29, 2017 – by Scott Fiedler If your child expresses interest in a school robotics program, take action. For one curious little girl, it turned out to be the first step on the path to a … Continue reading

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Challenge Released

See the 2017-18 Challenge tab above for full details or click HERE

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$$Team Hardship Grant Available$$

Deadline: August 18, 2017 Due to the small amount of funding available, please use the “Contact Us Form” and please state the “reasons for your need for this grant.” Please know that ONLY ONE team in this region will be … Continue reading

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Mission Model Building Instructions

Want to get started building your Mission Models…..Click HERE FOR BUILD INSTRUCTIONS

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News from the FIRST Community Conference 2017

Back in June, the First Community Conference was held in Nashua, NH and TN was represented by Daniel Kohn (West TN FLL Partner). Here is some news from the conference: The Volunteer Registration system (VIMS) will be upgraded and will … Continue reading

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TVA Funding and other Registration News

TVA is once again working with FIRST to get more students involved in Science Technology Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) by paying the registration fee for all the teams in there service region (including West TN – See Map) While FIRST … Continue reading

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New Registration Option

FIRST just announced a new registration option. It is called Season Pass (working name, might change). It gives an option for schools that want to give the FLL experience to more students a NEW OPTION. There are two Season Pass … Continue reading

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