FLL Update: Registration, Scoring Sheet, Coach Call, Championship Footage & More!

 –> SENIOR SOLUTIONS(SM) Registration Closed (US/CAN)

Wow! Over 13,100 teams in the US and Canada registered for the 2012 SENIOR SOLUTIONS season. That’s over a 15% increase from the FOOD FACTOR(TM) season. We expect another several thousand teams around the world on top of that. That’s approximately 170,000 kids from about 70 countries that will experience FLL this season.
A huge thank you to all of our partners and committed volunteers. This couldn’t happen without you! With team registration exceeding our anticipated goal of 12,600 teams, FLL Operational Partners are working to ensure teams have the opportunity to attend an official FLL event in the region.  Operational Partners are working with event locations and organizers to coordinate and confirm details for these additional events in their regions and we ask all teams for their patience and understanding if it takes a bit of time to get these details to teams.

–> Robot Game Scoring Sheet

The official Robot Game scoring sheet is now available on firstlegoleague.org. It’s never too early to start practicing your robot runs! Find it here:


–> Robot Game Updates & Project FAQs

It is EXTREMELY important that teams check the Robot Game Updates page and the Project FAQ page frequently.

* Robot Game Updates,  http://firstlegoleague.org/challenge/robotgameupdates   (15 updates as of October 3rd)

* Project FAQ, http://firstlegoleague.org/challenge/projectfaq  (5 FAQs as of October 3rd)

–> Judging Coach Call – October 11th

On Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 7pm ET on “Judging: A Perspective for the Coach”, get an overview of the judging process. Review of the rubrics and where they can be found will also be addressed.

There will be a Q&A after the speakers are done, so come prepared with questions.http://firstlegoleague.org/challenge/teamresources#coach-calls

If you missed last weeks’ call, “Robot Design”, listen to the recording.http://firstlegoleague.org/challenge/teamresources#coach-calls

 –> For FLL Parents… coaches, pass it on!

Over 3,000 parents have signed up for the new FLL Parents page! The Parent Page provides creative ideas, fun tips, and support throughout the season so parents are able to keep up with their FLL kid. Check it out: http://firstlegoleague.org/parents

A topic you’d like to see addressed on the Parent Page? Have a comment or suggestion? We’d love to hear from you. Email us at fllparents@usfirst.org

 –> 2012 Championship Footage Posted

Relive the thrill of the 2012 FIRST Championship! Video of matches and ceremonies is now available for viewing on FIRSTWorldTube!  Access the footage via clickable, indexed lists.  http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/2012-first-championship-footage


With High 5’s and Admiration,
FLL Team Support

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