FIRST LEGO® League Explore Team Portal

Is your team paid and nationally registered in the Greater Kansas City Region?

This is where you’ll find details about this season’s challenge and events. Your local contact is FIRST LEGO League Explore Partner Christina Chandler. Coaches will receive email updates ahead of key events and we hope you also will join the FIRST Kansas City community on Facebook!

SEASON INFORMATION

This Season's Challenge

Welcome to PLAYMAKERS, where your team has the power to create new, fun ways for everyone to get moving! With the support of the FIRST community, this is your opportunity to change your community – and even the world!

This Season's Documents

PLAYMAKERS Challenge Summary

  • Team Meeting Guide, receive with paid team registration
  • Engineering Notebooks, receive with paid team registration
  • LEGO Inspire Set building elements will be sent with Team Meeting Guide and Engineering Notebooks.
  • PLAYMAKERS Inspire Set building instructions.

 

This Season's Updates

Changes from past seasons:

Due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, all FIRST LEGO League Explore Showcases will be remote.

This Season's Grant Opportunities

Funding opportunity for Teachers in the U.S.
Partial funding for FIRST LEGO League Jr. team materials is available to U.S. public and charter school teachers, thanks to NewsCorp & DonorsChoose.org. Teachers can receive funding for LEGO® Education WeDo 2.0 robot kits and LEGO® building sets from LEGO Education!
Learn more.

 

EXPO INFORMATION

Expos in our region

Expos are non-competitive three-hour events where teams celebrate their hard work, make new friendships and share their projects with the community.

This year all Expos will be held remotely.

Each team will participate in a 10 to 15-minute Virtual Question and Answer session with two judges and upload a picture of their Show Me poster, 4 pictures of their Model before the interview, and an optional video presentation.

FIRST LEGO League Explore Official Expos are scheduled for April 24 and May 1.

Expos are free for teams but registration is required to hold your spot. All events are open to the public at no charge.

Registration for Expos

To register for an Expo, please contact Chrissy Chandler.  Expos are free to official FIRST LEGO League Explore teams but you must to register to hold your spot.

When registering, please be aware:

  • You must have your official (not temporary) FIRST LEGO League Explore team number available.
  • The team name you provide will be the name used at the event.
  • Times vary.
  • Once a venue is full, it will no longer be available.
  • After you have registered for an Expo and registration has closed, your event manager will contact you with details, approximately one week before the event.

PLAYMAKERS Expo registration is now open.

Expo cancellation policy

Events for our region are booked and scheduled in advance. Event hosts have the authority to cancel an event if the host facility determines conditions to be unsafe. This policy applies to inclement weather or any other public safety issue. If an event is not cancelled, it is up to the discretion of the parents and coach to determine if they will attend. If an event is cancelled, teams are encouraged to register for another Expo if space is available.

Can our team attend more than one Expo?

At this time, please register for just one Expo in our region.

EVENTS

Expo at FIRST LEGO League Qualifier

All Expos for this season will be held remotely.

Expos at the FIRST Robotics Competition Regionals

All Expos for this season will be held remotely.

Stand Alone Expo 2020

All Expos for this season will be held remotely.

Upcoming FIRST LEGO League Jr. Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.