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West TN FLL 2021-2022 Season (Update #1)

Hello Everyone! Sorry it has taken us a while to get information out to everyone! The Facts We are going to be having events for the FLL 2021-2022 Season! These events will all be VIRTUAL. We will be doing a … Continue reading

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2021-2022 Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) FLL Team Grant Application

Ends on December 1, 2021 This grant is open to FIRST® LEGO® League Explore teams and FIRST® LEGO League Challenge teams for the 2021-2022 season.  This grant is not eligible for a regrant and will be awarded as follows:  FIRST LEGO League Explore – $130 Registration, Inspire … Continue reading

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FIRST® Senior Mentor of West Tennessee featured by FIRST® HQ

On February 28, 2021, FIRST® was also celebrating Black History Month where Mr. Randall C. Phillips was one of our African American (FIRST Senior Mentors) FSMs featured in their Social Media series. Phillips is our FSM covering Western TN, Eastern … Continue reading

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How LEGO Is Training The Scientists And Problem Solvers Of The Future

from: Forbes Magazineby Simon Chandler Play is serious business. Through play children (and adults) learn how to use their imaginations, to experiment with different ways of doing things. This might seem like it has relevance only for their self-development, but … Continue reading

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Aging out of FLL – Now what

We’re excited to share that this year, we’ll be making FIRST® Tech Challenge Jump Start available early, exclusively for graduating members of FIRST LEGO League teams. Jump Start will provide rookie teams with their kit of parts earlier than the … Continue reading

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A Note from the Head Ref

It was noted at the CBHS Qualifier that there is some confusion about Home and Launch. Below are all the rules (and updates) concerning Home vs Launch area. NOTE: This year Launch is NOT PART OF HOME (AKA BASE), and … Continue reading

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SPIKE™ Prime UPDATE

LEGO Education SPIKE Prime will start shipping on January 9, 2020, and will be allowed for use in FIRST LEGO League from that date forward. Obviously that is probably too late for the City Shaper Season (at least in West … Continue reading

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Noted Discrepancies

From FIRST HQ: Dear US/Canada teams,  As you probably have noticed, there are some discrepancies between the Team Meeting Guides and Engineering Notebooks you received with your Challenge materials or will receive shortly. This is an unfortunate error in our printing process, and … Continue reading

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CITY SHAPER Challenge Release is next week

Next week the CITY SHAPERSM Challenge will be released, and we hope you’ll join us for a season filled with creativity and innovation as the students work together to create an innovative solution that will help shape our future. Here’s everything … Continue reading

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Twitch Broadcast

There will be a Twitch broadcast to walk teams through all FIRST® LEGO® League and FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. materials, tentatively scheduled for August 15 at noon ET. Stay tuned for more information.

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