Forces of Atlantis ( FIRST LEGO League Team # 33968) are from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. They are representing Canada at the FLL Open International Event in June 2018 in Tallinn, Estonia with over 100 teams from all over the world! Continue reading “Forces of Atlantis in Estonia”
Gather your crew and get ready to explore, challenge and innovate in the demanding and inspiring expanse we call space! The 2018/19 FIRST® LEGO® League Season requires you to work together to break out of your earthly constraints. Do you have what it takes to go INTO ORBITSM?
Continue reading “FLL 2018/19 Season – INTO ORBIT”
The Forces of Atlantis won the Champions Award at the BC Lower Mainland Regional Tournament in British Columbia. From there they were invited to the FLL Open in Tallinn Estonia on June 6-8. Here’s their story. Continue reading “FLL Team to Compete in Estonia”
Parents, students and teachers are invited to an information session to learn about FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League Junior. These competitions are for students from Kindergarten to Grade 8 to form teams that design, build, and program robots, as well as learn about this year’s themes.
Sunday May 6, 2018
3:30 to 5:00pm
Teen Room, Saanich Commonwealth Place
4636 Elk Lake Dr, Victoria, BC
Here’s a one page poster ad for the information session. FLL Info Session May 6
The British Columbia students have been having a great time, and the
students have been busy with all their events and activities.
Our Dean’s List nominees got to see will.i.am as one of the surprise
speakers at their lunch.
Continue reading “Update from World Championships”
BC Teams and students are heading to the FIRST Championship in Houston this week. Find links to watch all the action and cheer for your favourite team. https://www.firstchampionship.org/watch-live
Here are the students and teams from BC to check out.
Continue reading “BC Teams and Students are Heading to the FIRST Championship in Houston this week”
Congratulation to team #32829 TechnoDynamics who received the Champion’s Award at the BC FIRST LEGO League Championship held February 3 2018 at St. Margaret’s School in Victoria BC. Continue reading “BC FLL Championship Results”
On Saturday, February 3 2018, St. Margaret’s School will host the BC FIRST LEGO League Championship.
FIRST LEGO League (FLL) introduces young people, ages 9 to 14, to the fun and excitement of science and technology through team-based robotics competitions.
This year’s challenge is called Hydro Dynamics. Teams from all over BC will be coming together at St. Margaret’s School to have their robots judged and compete at the provincial games.
- 8:45 am Doors Open and Registration Starts
- 9:15 am Coaches Meeting
- 9:30 am Opening Ceremonies
- 10:00 am Judging begins
- 10:15 am Robot Runs begin
- 12:45 pm Lunch Break with FIRST Tech Challenge Demo
- 1:30 pm Robot Runs
- 4:00 pm Closing Celebration and Awards
Spectators are welcome at the championship games – which are also a good introduction for those interested in forming their own teams.
There will be rolling robot matches from 10am to 4pm on Saturday, February 3, at St. Margaret’s School, 1080 Lucas Ave, Victoria.
Where: Landsdowne School ( 1765 Landsdowne Rd. Victoria)
Teams will have the opportunity to practice “real” robot runs. There will be judges and extra spectators for the project presentations, so teams can practice their presentation, get feedback from the judges and the spectators, and share their work with more people.
Please use the entrance marked with the black arrow (off Landsdowne Road).
For more information contact Uschi.Leslie@shaw.ca
Here are the awards from the December 3 FLL endorsed tournament in Surrey BC.
|Award||Type of Award||Team Name||Team Number|
|Champions Award 1st place||Trophy||Forces of Atlantis||33968|
|Champions Award 2nd place||Certificate||Spirit Wolves||23309|
|Champions Award 3rd place||Certificate||PARD||23648|
|Robot Performance||Trophy||Gifted Ones||30699|
|Robot Design Award||Certificate||Gifted Ones||30699|
|Mechanical Design Award||Certificate||Gifted Ones||30699|
|Programming Award||Certificate||Alvin and the Chipmunks||31243|
|Strategy & Innovation Award||Certificate||HD Stafford Team Phoenix||29745|
|Research Award||Certificate||The Three Rusty Gears||25220|
|Innovative Solution Award||Certificate||Marvel Institute of Technology (MIT)||32841|
|Core Values Award||Trophy||Hephaestos I||30309|
|Inspiration Award||Certificate||Spirit Wolves||23309|
|Teamwork Award||Certificate||Hephaestos I||30309|
|Gracious Professionalism® Award||Certificate||Hephaestos II||35976|
|Volunteer Award||Certificate||Julie Occleshaw|