Concord Community Schools is gearing up for an exciting weekend as they prepare to host the much-anticipated FIRST LEGO League (FLL) qualifying tournament for the second consecutive year. The event, taking place this Saturday, promises to showcase the incredible creativity and problem-solving skills of young innovators from across the region.
With teams arriving bright and early on Saturday morning, the tournament will kick off with project judging at 9 a.m. This is a critical aspect of the FLL competition, where teams present their innovative solutions to real-world problems using LEGO-based robots. However, due to the ongoing pandemic and safety considerations, organizers have decided to restrict spectators from the judging areas this year.
This annual event provides a platform for students to explore the exciting world of robotics, engineering, and teamwork. Through months of hard work and dedication, participating teams have honed their programming skills and created unique LEGO robots capable of completing complex tasks. The tournament not only challenges their technical abilities but also encourages them to think critically and develop innovative solutions to real-life challenges.
Q: What is the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) tournament?
A: The FLL tournament is an annual robotics competition for students aged 9 to 16, where they design, build, and program LEGO robots to complete various challenges.
Q: How does project judging work?
A: Project judging involves teams presenting their solutions to a real-world problem, demonstrating their creativity, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills.
Q: Why are spectators not allowed in the judging areas this year?
A: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, safety measures have been implemented to reduce the risk of transmission and ensure a safe and successful event.
Q: What are the benefits of participating in the FLL tournament?
A: The FLL tournament provides students with an opportunity to explore STEM fields, develop teamwork skills, enhance their problem-solving abilities, and foster creativity and innovation.