GATEWAY LEGO GUARDIANSThe FIRST Lego League Robotics is a competition club where students perform the work to compete against other schools in a tournament like atmosphere. The work is comprised of designing and programming an autonomous robot (using the LEGO MINDSTORMS robot set) to score points on a thematic playing surface and also create an innovative solution to a problem as part of a research project. These two elements – the Robot Game and Project – make up what we call our yearly Challenge.*Registration for Robotics Team for the 2018-2019 year will start in September 2018*
The team is open to 7th, 8th and potentially a few 6th graders (if space is available). We will be accepting only 20 students into Robotics Team this year. Priority is given to 7th and 8th graders to ensure that they gain experience necessary to continue robotics in high school if they so choose. Students will be accepted in this order: returning team members, 8th graders, 7th graders, and then 6th graders. Please understand that if we have more than 20 applicants, we will not be able to accept all students. Returning members must complete a new application and turn it in by the deadline to be considered for the team. Applications for Robotics Team are available at the front office.
Students who show interest in this team are required to show proof of ASB Card before joining as with all ASB supported clubs, sport teams, and activities, the students who benefit from the ASB financial support are required to purchase an ASB card. The membership fee for Robotics Team is $20 to cover the cost of a team t-shirt and the end of year party. Please do not submit this fee until your student has been accepted to the team.
The due date for this application is September 14th. There are only 20 spots available for the Robotics Team (with priority to 7th and 8th grade students) and accepted students will be informed by September 18th . Meetings will be held on Tuesdays or Thursdays after school (depending on which team your student is placed in) from 2:50pm to 4pm and two Saturdays a month from 9am to 12pm. The first meeting will be held on Thursday, September 20th.
Note: Completing an application does not guarantee a spot on the team. Students will be notified by September 18th if they are selected for the team.
FLL is a world wide organization that promotes science, engineering, team building, and all around fun. Kids can continue on to FRC and FTC in high school where continue to build more advanced robots and advanced programing. If you want to learn more about FLL and FIRST, please visit the main site.
Gateway Robotics Coaches:
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