FIRST LEGO League CHALLENGE Championship Registration

Acadia Robotics Championships May 2021

FIRST® LEGO® League CHALLENGE teams will advance directly to the championship event, we will not be hosting a regional advancement competition this year.

More details on the May 2021 championship will be provided once dates, and schedules are confirmed. We will email all coaches and volunteer details of our event and post the information on this webpage.

NOTE:

This information is for TEAMS that have advanced from one of the regional qualifying events.

- things to do and team information to prepare before Acadia Championship:

  1. A cheque made payable to Acadia University - $175.00
    • MAIL to Acadia before TBD NOTE: Registration fees are NON-REFUNDABLE
  2. Your Team Information Sheet Download Sheet.
  3. Sign an Acadia Release form for every participant (including coaches) 
  4. Robot Design Executive Summary (recommended for Acadia University Championship)
    • Download sheet - you are not required to pass anything in to Judges.
  5. FIRST Release Form, is required but would have been signed at the NSCC Qualifying event which has been forwarded to Acadia, or it can be done online by inviting the parents
  6. A Core Values' Poster is not mandatory for the our championship - please review FIRST's Core Values. In the judging session, you team will be asked to perform an activity together and then be asked questions relating to Teamwork and the Core Values of FIRST.  Core Values judging is part of your team's day at our championship, judging doesn't just happen in the judging rooms, our judges are on the look out for teams that showcase the FIRST Core Values all day.

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REGISTRATION FOR THE 2020-2021 year will start in June 2020!

 

The new 2020-21 Robotics season is now underway! This year's theme is   RePLAY®!

FIRST LEGO League Challenge Team Registration opened May 2020. Team Registration DEADLINE is November 20, 2020. 

Challenge Release date August 1, 2020-   Link for the new challenge will be active in August 2020.

Interested in starting a new FIRST LEGO League CHALLENGE team?

http://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/fll/start-a-team

Register your team here:

New Teams:

https://my.firstinspires.org/AccountManager/Account/Register

Returning Teams:

Choose "log in" from the website: https://my.firstinspires.org/AccountManger/Account/Register

Follow the detailed online instructions.

If you have any problems, please email: fllteams@firstinspires.org

Helpful hints for REGISTERING A TEAM:

  • Each team is required to have TWO SCREENED adult coaches. Coach screening (Youth Protection Program) is done through the FIRSTInspires registration process (at no cost).
  • Ordering robot kits and field set up kits can happen as soon as you have two coaches registered in the system and pay the team registration fee. (*If you are a LEGO Foundation team, Do Not Order Your Product Yet – wait for confirmation from ACADIA ROBOTICS.)
  • Once both coaches are screened you can then invite team members to join your team.

PAYMENT: Please use this information as a guide.

  • Teams will need to order the Challenge Set after they pay their registration fee, details on cost is provided after registration is paid. Teams will contact Spectrum Nasco to order their challenge kits at a cost of $75 USD.   Updated: May 29, 2020.
  • Teams are required to use LEGO robot kits: EV3 Mindstorms, SPIKE PRIME, or the older NXT kits. 

Other Costs and Qualifiers:

  • For official table building instructions and other resources: http://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library (Estimated cost to build is $80)
  • (No Qualifiers in 2020/21 Season!) Each of the 5 Nova Scotia Community Colleges will host a Qualifying Event in November and December. You register your team for this qualifier through the Acadia Robotics website http://robots.acadiau.ca/fll-infoqualifiers.html You will attend this qualifier at a N. S. Community College campus located nearest you. There may be a fee for these regional competitions, details will be provide by the NSCC regional coordinator. In the past the cost is a $100 refundable cheque to the NSCC Campus (a deposit to secure your spot).
  • (No Qualifiers in 2020/21 Season!)Registration for the qualifiers will take place around the beginning of October. Click here for the dates of the qualifiers nearest you http://robots.acadiau.ca/fll-infoqualifiers.html

Acadia Robotics FLL Challenge Championship will be held in May 2021 – Fee $175 (if your team qualifies at the NSCC Qualifiers) The information you entered into the Acadia Robotics website for the qualifier will be changed to the Acadia Robotics Championship, at which time, you can make any name changes.

FOR ALL QUALIFYING TEAMS - things to have ready before Acadia Championship:

  1. MAIL to Acadia before December 13th, 2019, A cheque made payable to Acadia University - $175** 
  2. Mail, email, or fax to Acadia before December 31st, 2019 FIVE (5) copies of your Team Information Sheet Download Sheet
  3. Sign an Acadia Release form for every participant (including coaches) download a paper copy of Acadia's Release Form. Mail, email, or fax to Acadia by December 31st, 2019. 
  4. A[nbsp}FIRST Release Form, is required but would have been signed at the NSCC Qualifying event which has been forwarded to Acadia, or it can be done online by inviting the parents.  
  5. A Core Values' Poster is not mandatory for the NSCC Qualifiers or the Acadia Championship - please review FIRST's Core Values. In the judging session, your team will be asked to perform an activity together and then be asked questions relating to Teamwork and Core Values of FIRST.  
  6. Robot Design Executive Summary (recommended for Acadia University Championship) Download sheet - you are not required to pass anything in to Judges.

 

 

 

 

**Acadia Registration Fee is non-refundable. This fee is used to pay for team materials that cannot be reused.