FIRST LEGO League Qualifying Tournament - Purdue Columbus

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 8:00am to 3:00pm

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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

Season:

  • 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.

Contact:

Joe Fuehne, Tournament Director
jfuehne@purdue.edu
(812) 348-2040