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.
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|
9 am Opening Ceremonies,
10:15 Robot Runs,
1:30 Robot Runs,
This endorsed event is open to FIRST LEGO League teams registered with FIRST and will follow all rules for this year’s challenge. Teams will have three robot runs, go through judging (Project, Core Values and Robot Design) and awards will be handed out.
Participating in this event will NOT earn a team a spot in the British Columbia Championships held in February.
Continue reading “FLL Tournament in Surrey”