Last week, thousands of students, coaches, volunteers, sponsors, and STEM supporters came together in Houston, TX, USA to celebrate the FIRST® Championship presented by BAE Systems. The week was filled with friendly competition, exciting innovation, and lots of Gracious Professionalism® as we commemorated the conclusion of the 2022-2023 season, FIRST® ENERGIZESM, powered by Qualcomm.  

The FIRST® LEGO® League World Festival at the FIRST Championship hosted 108 FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge teams and 55 FIRST® LEGO® League Explore teams from around the world to reimagine the energy of future together with their SUPERPOWEREDSM robots, Innovation Projects, and Core Values!  

Here is the complete FIRST LEGO League Challenge World Festival Awards List: 

Champion’s Award Winner: 

FSINGENIUM Team, Sarriguren, Spain 

Champion’s Award Finalists: 

LITBOT100, Kaunas, Lithuania  

Legotronic Beavers, Torres de Elorz, Spain 

RoboRazors, Amman, Jordan 

Volunteer of the Year: 

Teresa Lanum, MS USA 

Core Values Award Winner: 

Assembly Required, Fort Myers, FL USA 

Core Values Award Finalists:  

Sharon Robo Knights, Suwanee, Georgia  

Hawks Mechanics, Tegucigalpa, Honduras  

Robo-Sapiens, Missoula, MT USA 

Innovation Project Award Winner: 

SycaGo, Holon, Israel  

Innovation Project Award Finalists: 

The Pythoneers, Dallas, TX USA 

Lego Legion, Cincinnati, OH USA 

The Tech Wrecks, Cedar Park, TX USA 

Robot Design Award Winner: 

Silent-X Assassins, Penang, Malaysia  

Robot Design Award Finalists:  

Team 4.0.4, Falun, Sweden 

Robotics For Life (RFL), Moulay Yacoub, Morocco  

Play 4 Energy, Almaty, Kazakhstan  

Robot Performance Award Winner:  

FSINGENIUM Team, Sarriguren, Spain 

Robot Performance Award Finalists: 

Legotronic Beavers, Torres de Elorz, Spain 

Silent-X Assassins, Penang, Malaysia  

FREES, Gyeonggi, South Korea 

Engineering Excellence Award Winners:  

The Gummy Bears, Westford, MA USA 

SESI CLP, Campo Limpo Paulista, Brazil 

Tiger Techs (Black), Sharon, PA USA 

Rising All-Star Award Winners: 

Programming Pickles, Toquerville, UT USA 

Tongue River Middle School Deceptacons, Ranchester, WY USA 

The Building Beasts, Jerome, ID USA 

Breakthrough Award Winners:  

6tron, Ciudad del Este, Paraguay  

Team Hedemolle, Bjerringbro, Denmark  

Enerdronics, Clarksville, MD USA 

Motivate Award Winners:  

Izidumbu, Budapest, Hungary  

Haffouz Heroes, Kairouan, Tunisia  

Dragon Racers, Huntington, NY USA 

Peer Award Winner: 

Legotronic Beavers, Torres de Elorz, Spain 

Coach/Mentor Award Winner: 

Lauren Gaskill, Team Sunny Delights, Mishawaka IN USA 

Alberto Gomes da Silva, Team SESI CLP, Campo Limpo Paulista, Brazil 

Ofir Glazer, Team SycaGo, Holon, Israel  

Here is the complete FIRST LEGO League Explore World Festival Awards List: 

Volunteers of the Year: 

Nathan Coulombe, IN USA 

Nicole Coulombe, IN USA 

Challenge Solution Award  

Guzmanitos 6, Phoenix, AZ USA 

Rockin Robos, Rocklin, CA USA 

Jr Falcons, Air Force Academy, CO USA 

Superpower Dino Bites, Okeechobee, FL USA 

Mellon Kids, Peiraias, Greece 

Kipapa Cougar Cubs 1, Mililani, HI USA 

The Littlest Circuit Breakers, Salem, IN USA 

LEGO Fire Dragon, Sagamihara-shi, Japan 

Lego Leaders, Ypsilanti, MI USA 

Kråkerøy Kreativ Junior, Kråkerøy, Norway 

Thunder Energy, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do, Republic of Korea 

RoboKids, Bacau, Romania 

Cuellar LEGO Elites, Dallas, TX USA 

Coding Award  

Trouble Makers, Fremont, CA USA 

Pythons, Clarksburg, MD USA 

Supernova, Acton, MA USA 

Mapaches ALR, Hermosillo, Mexico  

Lego Savages, Tecumseh, OK USA 

The Brick Titans, Muntinlupa City, Philippines 

Saudi Maker – JR, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 

The Creative Engineers, Dubai, UAE 

Core Values Award  

Pythagoras Power Builders, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada  

Chicken Hunters, Encinitas, CA USA 

Team Soaring, Beijing, China 

Chicken Energy, Groton, CT USA 

The Cookie Crunchers, Lake Villa, IL USA 

Adeptus Mechanicus, Almaty, Kazakhstan 

ENERGYBOTS, Toluca, Mexico 

Ram Rod, Eagleville, PA USA 

Angelbots Explorers, El Paso, TX USA 

Four Talking Tacos, Fairfax, VA USA 

Yellow Giraffes, Renton, WA USA 

Team Model Award  

Beep Patrol, Litchfield Park, AZ USA 

EQUIPE LOBÓTICOS, Porto Alegre, Brazil 

Codebots, Westport, CT USA 

LEGO Monsters, Jacksonville, FL USA 

Energy EX, Nagakute-Shi, Aichi-Ken, Japan 

Liberal Homeschool Explore, Liberal, KS USA 

St. James Robotics Team, Baton Rouge, LA USA 

Magic Nightwing, Bloomfield Hills, MI USA 

New Energy Team, Syosset, NY USA 

New Energy Team 1, Syosset, NY USA 

WIZE Dragons, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada  

BlockPlanet Aquaman Team, Tainan City, Taiwan (R.O.C.) 

Energy wind team, Nonthaburi, Thailand 

Team Poster Award 

The Unstoppable Robogirls, Chicago, IL USA 

Abominable Brickslayers, North Reading, MA USA 

Lego Inventors, Rogers, MN USA 

RObotMANIA Junior, Bucuresti, Romania  

Congratulations to all the teams who attended this year’s World Festival! We hope to have you back next year to celebrate our arts-themed 2023-2024 season, FIRST IN SHOWSM presented by Qualcomm.  

Here is a sneak peek as the upcoming FIRST LEGO League Challenge, MASTERPIECESM:

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