first lego league

grades 4-8 (ages 9-14)

Grades 4-8 (ages 9-16; 9-14 in the U.S. and Canada) get to:

  1. Strategize, design, build, program, and test a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology.

  2. Create innovative solutions for challenges facing today’s scientists as part of their research project.

  3. Apply real-world math and science concepts.

  4. Develop employment and life skills including critical thinking, time management, collaboration, and communication while becoming more self confident.

  5. Become involved in their local and global community.

  6. Choose to participate in official tournaments and local events.

  7. Qualify for an invitation to World Festival.

  8. Engage in team activities guided by FLL Core Values.

Children are immersed in real-world science and technology challenges. Teams build LEGO-based robots and develop research projects. Through their participation, children develop valuable life skills and discover exciting career possibilities while learning that they can make a positive contribution to society.