Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Foundation for Youth, 405 Hope Ave, Columbus, IN 47201
Purdue Columbus FIRST LEGO League Qualifying Tournament
Event capacity: 24 teams
Event fee: $45
Children ages 9 to 14 get to:
- Create innovative solutions for challenges facing today’s scientists as part of their research project.
- Strategize, design, build, program, and test a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS technology.
- Apply real-world math and science concepts.
- Develop employment and life skills including critical thinking, time management, collaboration, and communication while becoming more self-confident.
- Become involved in their local and global community.
- Choose to participate in official tournaments and local events.
- Qualify for an invitation to World Festival.
- Engage in team activities guided by FLL Core Values.
Teams include: 6-10 Students, 1-2 Volunteer Mentors
- Game announced: early September
- Build season: September — November
- Competition Season: December
- Meetings: 2-3 hours, 2-3 days per week
Visit the FLL in Indiana web site for more information.
Joe Fuehne, Tournament Director