FIRST® LEGO® League CHALLENGE Information and Qualifiers

Welcome to the 19th Anniversary of FIRST LEGO League in Nova Scotia

September 2023 Program UPDATE: In partnership with FIRST we will be offering an in-person competition on February 17th, 2024 and Acadia University.

2024-25 Season Registration is now OPEN Register Here:

Check out the 2024-2025 Challenge Theme, SUBMERGED

FIRST video of the MASTERPIECE Challenge Robot Missions

LEGO Education's guide on cleaning lego pieces and robots can be found here.


All teams will advance directly to the 2023-24 Championship at Acadia University on February 17th.

For-Fun, Practice Events will be held at NSCC. Mandatory Regional Qualifying Tournaments will not occur.

Find For-Fun Event details and registration instructions here.


As the official partner in the Nova Scotia Region for the FIRST® LEGO® League CHALLENGE  international program for children, Acadia hosts the regional championship tournament held annually in February. This competition is open to youth in grades 4-9. High school students are welcome to participate in another competition hosted by Acadia Robotics, the ROBOFEST competition.

You must have a team registered with FIRST® in order to register for Qualifying or Practice Events. If you are a returning team your coach can login with your existing login information and FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge team number REGISTER HERE WITH FIRST.

*Note: Registration fees paid to FIRST are NON-REFUNDABLE 

For more information on starting a team, visit or contact the Acadia Robotics office - see below.

Contact Us:

NSCC FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge Coordinator, Mike Duggan

FIRST® CONSENT & RELEASE - NEW - COACHES are required to invite their team members through the registration portal. Coaches invite parents to register their child with your team.  Parents will complete the consent and release form online at this time, eliminating the paper form.  If you haven't already done so, every FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge participant (coaches and team members) must complete the FIRST FLL CONSENT AND RELEASE FORM prior to attending the event. This can only be electronically signed through FIRST's database.

Please contact Acadia Robotics if you are having issues with the online process.

NSCC CONSENT & RELEASE - All participants at the NSCC Qualifiers are required to complete  NSCC CONSENT AND RELEASE FORM prior to attending the event. 

ACADIA CONSENT & RELEASE - All participants at the Acadia Championship are required to complete ACADIA CONSENT AND RELEASE FORM prior to attending the event. 

For any questions about the qualifying competitions, or the provincial championship, contact the Acadia Robotics Coordinator: Jenna Watson-Findley ( or Robotics Organizer: Hannah Fisk (