Our season runs from approximately September thru February.
Here is an overview of what happens ---
August - we receive the new challenge
September - teams are formed, and activity begins
October - February - Working on the challenge, show me poster, model
February - Open House
2015-2016 Event - Waste Wise
FIRST LEGO League Jr. teams are about to learn that throwing something in the trash is only the beginning. In the 2015-2016 WASTE WISE Challenge, over 34,500 children ages 6 to 9 from 18 countries will look at trash in a whole new way. From reducing, to reusing, to recycling, and beyond, find out what making trash really means. Prepare to become Waste Wise!
Events consist of two parts
||LEGO built and programmed model that represents this year's theme challenge
|Show Me Poster
||Teams will construct a poster board which depicts their team, the challenge project, and other activities they did during the event year.
Some links for the challenge
On August 1 the official rules and regulations for this year's topic were released. Here are some links for your convenience. Some require a pdf or movie plug in. Always refer to the FIRST site for updated documents and links.
Links to major sites for this year
US FIRST - International Organization for the FIRST programs
Illinois FIRST Programs - Illinois FIRST program web site
Check back soon for other updates.