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How to Start a FIRST Team (FLL JR, FLL, FTC or FRC)

August 20, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Thinking of starting a FIRST LEGO League or FIRST LEGO League Junior Team? New Coach? Rookie Team? Just need answers?

Please join our upcoming seminar to learn about FIRST LEGO League or FIRST LEGO League Junior.

This informational seminar is offered four times this summer.

May 14, June 18, July 16, Aug 20


FLL JR (K – 3rd grade) 9:00 – 10:00 AM

FLL (4th – 8th grade) 10:00 – 11:30 AM

FTC (7th-12th grade) Noon- 2 PM

FRC (9th-12th grade) 2:30-4:30 PM

Come to learn about one or more programs.

Please RSVP via email to Jean Melech, FIRST Senior Mentor, at Jmelech@firstinspires.org with the date, session (time), number attending, and school or area you are representing.

Topics covered:

Overview of the program
What does the season look like?
How to register a team
Youth Protection Program
What it costs to register and what you get.
Typical budget and what you need – supplies, equipment, tools
How to get funding
What does a typical meeting look like.
What functions you need to fill as adults
Where to go for help
NOTE: This seminar is not the annual FLL Coach’s Workshop. The FLL Coach’s Workshop will be held in September for registered FLL coaches and will be in depth on this year’s challenge, the judged categories, programming, and building the robot. It is an all-day workshop. More information to come on the FLL Coach’s Workshop.


August 20, 2016
9:00 am - 4:30 pm


KC Engineering Zone
4825 Troost Ave
Kansas City, MO 64110 United States
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