Category Archives: FLL News

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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Team Registration for 2017-18 Season Opened

Did you know that team registration is now opened for the 2017-18 robotics season? It opened on Thursday, May 11 at 12:00 P.M. ET. To help you get started, FIRST was streamlined the registration website, and now offer: A simplified … Continue reading

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What it takes

Do you want to see what it takes to be a finalist for the Global Innovation Award? Check out this year’s finalists. The winners will be announced on June 20, 2017 and will be streamed live starting at 4:30 EDT … Continue reading

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FLL TED Talk

From: TED A young inventor’s plan to recycle Styrofoam From packing peanuts to disposable coffee cups, each year the US alone produces some two billion pounds of Styrofoam — none of which can be recycled. Frustrated by this waste of … Continue reading

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Put Her FIRST

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Lego Education – Secret Mission 2017

From Lego Education [ed note: Sorry for the late notice but thought you might be interested in a chance to win 2 Lego EV3 core sets] We hope you all had great tournaments in 2016 and we wish you the … Continue reading

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2017-18 Teaser

Coming August 2017 On your mark, get set, flow! Drink in the 2017/2018 HYDRO DYNAMICS℠ season and learn all about water – how we find, transport, use, or dispose of it. In the 2017/2018 FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge, students age … Continue reading

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Shark Tank

Teams, A question came up at the scrimmages having to do with the shark tank. It is unclear how the shark is to be placed in the tank at the start of the match. I have asked HQ about this … Continue reading

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