NC FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Tech Challenge
FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Introduces young students to real-world engineering challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface. FLL teams, guided by their imaginations and adult coaches, discover exciting career possibilities and, through the process, learn to make positive contributions to society. Please view, like, and follow the FLL Facebook page for further details and captured moments of the FLL experience.
LEGO League State Championships
FIRST LEGO League
FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) is designed for students in grades 7-12, to compete using a sports model. Teams are responsible for designing, building, and programming robots to compete in an alliance format against other teams. FTC’s mission is to teach students the value of hard work, innovation and creativity. FTC goes beyond competition by teaching teens the importance of working together, sharing ideas and treating each other with respect and dignity. Please observe, like, and follow the FTC Facebook page as well in order to stay connected with the latest news regarding the FTC.
N.C. A&T’s College of Engineering serves as the affiliate partner for North Carolina and manages all regional and state competitions for NC FIRST LEGO League and NC FIRST Tech Challenge.
For more information about FIRST Tech Challenge and FIRST LEGO League, contact Dr. Kory Bennett, Director for Robotics Outreach at firstname.lastname@example.org or (336) 285-4990. To learn more about FIRST visit www.usfirst.org.
(Information will be updated during the season.)
2015-2016 NC FLL Qualifying Tournament Schedule
The FLL State Championship is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, February 6th and 7th. The championship will take place on the campus of North Carolina A&T State University.
2015-2016 NC FTC Qualifying Tournament Schedule
January 16, 2016
Cardinal Gibbons High School - Raleigh, NC
Imaginon - Charlotte, NC
January 30, 2016
Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill - Durham, NC
January 31, 2016
Appalachian State University - Boone, NC