FIRST Lego League

Students First Lego League

In FIRST LEGO League, children are immersed in real-world science and technology challenges. Teams design their own solution to a current scientific question or problem and build autonomous LEGO robots that perform a series of missions. Through their participation, children develop valuable life skills and discover exciting career possibilities while learning that they can make a positive contribution to society

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Children ages 9 to 14 get to:

  • Create innovative solutions for challenges facing today‚Äôs 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 FIRST LEGO League Core Values.


  • 6-10 Students
  • 1-2 Volunteer Mentors


Game Announced: early September
Build Season: September — October
Competition Season: November
State Championship: December
Meetings: 2-3 hours, 2-3 days per week

To learn more about FIRST LEGO League, visit the FIRST website.
You can also visit the local Indiana FIRST LEGO League website.