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Are you and your team planning to attend a FIRST® Championship? Announcing the 2017 FIRST® Championship Conferences! Houston, TX April 19th-22nd, 2017| St. Louis, MO April 26th-29th, 2017 FIRST is excited to announce that we are accepting presentation proposals for the annual FIRST Championship Conferences. We are looking for presentations on topics of interest to FIRST® Robotics Competition,… Read More ›

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What’s in a name? An Undo button

Coach Mike shared a pretty cool story with us about a simple innovation on his team: “Pretty good” design can get in the way of innovation.  For our FIRST® LEGO® League team Avian Allies (24879) that was sometimes the case.   We didn’t want to take apart or change already working attachments.  Until recently when one of our… Read More ›

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Building tips for your Challenge Set

A few notes on building your Mission Models from our Engineering Technician, Mike… Before You Begin… Make sure to take your time! All Mission Models serve a purpose/function, so improper builds can cause large flaws in the game Make sure to grab all parts listed in the top left corner of each step. Remember, when… Read More ›

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Taking your FIRST Steps

FIRST® has received a lot of feedback from new coaches in recent seasons and we have listened! One of the most frequent requests we’ve received is for more guidance on how to coach a FIRST LEGO League team during a coach’s first season. In response, FIRST has worked with several veteran coaches to develop FIRST Steps. FIRST Steps is a… Read More ›

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Wild with team spirit

Show your excitement for the ANIMAL ALLIESSM season! Download the ANIMAL ALLIES selfie sign and take a team selfie with it and an animal (real or toy). Post it to Twitter with the hashtag #ANIMALALLIES or email it to us at fll-media@firstinspires.org by noon EDT on Friday, July 29. We will select a random winner and send your… Read More ›

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Steer your career toward innovation

TJ Evarts, a former FIRST® LEGO® League team member and a Shark Tank contestant, will host a highly anticipated Twitter chat on Thursday, June 9, from 6-7 p.m. EDT, using our @FIRSTLEGOLeague Twitter account. Before TJ had his own driver’s license,  he and his Smart Move season teammates, The Inventioneers, invented a steering wheel cover that prevents drivers from being distracted.  SMARTwheel is… Read More ›

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