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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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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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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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West TN FLL Official Video

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Team Feedback

Coaches, you should have received an email with links to the judges rubrics for the West TN Championship. If you have not received the email, please check your SPAM folder and verify they did not end up there before contacting … Continue reading

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Rule Clarification

We received an email requesting clarification on R12 on Page 22 of the Challenge Guide that states: Page 22, R12 • Anything completely in Base may be moved/stored off the Field, but must stay in view of the referee. • … Continue reading

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CBU October Workshop 2 for Into Orbit – Engineering Design Process (EDP)

Thank you all for coming to this workshop. I hope that this document will help you to manage the season. Good Luck! Lien Into Orbit Coaching Document

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