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Season Guidance for COVID-19 Interruptions

From FIRST HQ: We recognize that during the FIRST® GAME CHANGERSSM powered by Star Wars: Force for Change: season for 2020 – 2021 there will certainly be a variety of scenarios and issues that arise that make a normal FIRST experience challenging. The guidance provided … Continue reading

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Challenge info posted

Check out the 2020-21 Challenge Page (also available from the menu above)

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Kickoff Today

Watch the FIRST LEGO League season kickoff celebration on Tuesday, August 4 at 1 PM ET on FIRSTtv.  Info will be release HERE at 12 PM ET Info will be posted to the 2020-21 Challenge page on this site as quickly as possible.

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West TN STEM Hub to host NASA Virtual Event

Click on image above to register.

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Remote Events for FIRST LEGO League and FIRST® Tech Challenge

From FIRST HQ: For regions that continue to be disrupted by COVID-19 and require social distancing, we have been working on remote event solutions for the 2020/2021 season. To help transition to remote events, we are developing the FIRST Remote Event Hub … Continue reading

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FIRST® LEGO® League season challenges kick off in 2 weeks

This robotics season, we’re stepping into the world of sports, play, and fitness – moving, collaborating, competing, and celebrating. In RePLAYSM and PLAYMAKERSSM, FIRST® LEGO® League students will explore the activities we can do in different spaces for play and … Continue reading

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Global Innovation Award

This year, Disney teamed up with FIRST® to inspire and celebrate the next generation of innovators who will change the future through the Global Innovation Award. Whether they create the next life-changing medical device or iconic robot, these innovators, entrepreneurs, problem-solvers, … Continue reading

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FIRST LEGO League – Fall Brainstorming Session

Our First Senior Mentor, Randall, put me on to this video and the attached links. It is more for coaches than team members (thinking about the upcoming season and Covid Distancing). Links mentioned in the Chat:LEGO Sensitization: https://bit.ly/2NK9VJf CAD tools: … Continue reading

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TN Valley Robotics – Video Competition

TN Valley Robotics is sponsoring a video competition for robotics teams & individuals to promote robotics in the TN Valley region. We will have three categories ( elementary, middle/high school, and teacher/coach). We will choose 12 videos that best represent … Continue reading

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New Version SPIKE PRIME App

It is with great excitement that we share that the SPIKE App version 1.2.0 has now been released in all languages and will be available in various app stores, on the LEGO® Education website here. The updates in this release … Continue reading

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