Last Call/Robot Game/Project FAQs/Coaches Call/Team Registration/EV3 Update/Video Contest

Coaches:

Last Call for Questions
Our volunteer topic experts from around the world are ready to help your team learn more about natural disasters – but the deadline for question submissions is coming soon! To ask our topic experts that important question click: http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/2013naturesfury/topicexperts.

Robot Game Updates
Your team should read all the Robot Game updates prior to each team meeting, in case there are any updates that pertain to your strategy or robot design. You can find the updates here: http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/robotgameupdates

Project FAQ Updates
Project FAQ updates are found here: http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/projectfaq

Coaches Call
The next Coaches Call will be on Thursday, October 10, 2013 at 7pm ET. The topic is “Judging: A Perspective for the Coach.” Call in information and outlines can be found here: http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/teamresources#coach-calls

Team Registration (US/CAN)
The FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Team Registration and Events (TRE) system is now closed. If you have already paid for your team registration and associated materials, we thank you very much.
The deadline to pay is Tuesday, October 15th. Paying earlier is appreciated and will also help you avoid any delays in the shipment of your associated materials. On Wednesday, October 16th at 9:00 am ET, all unpaid FLL team registrations and associated material orders will be canceled.

  • If you paid by check or PO and you sent in your payment 15 or more business days ago and have not received your team materials, please call 1-800-362-4308 to inquire about your payment.  If you are in process of faxing a PO or mailing a check or PO, please remember to include your team number on the document and make checks out to LEGO Education.
  • If you paid by credit card 7 or more business days ago and have not received your team registration materials, call 1-800-362-4308.
  • If you originally registered a team with a payment choice of PO or check but would now rather pay with a credit card, you can call 1-800-362-4308 and offer your credit card information over the phone.

EV3 Status Update
Please be aware that if you ordered EV3 accessories and motors, most are in backorder and are expected to ship on October 8th. The EV3 battery is still in backorder expected to ship November 1st.  Please do not call on these items.

Engineering Our Future video contest by Rockwell Automation
FIRST teams participating in FIRST LEGO League (FLL), FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) and FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) are eligible to enter the Rockwell Automation “Engineering Our Future” video contest. Create and submit a 60 seconds or less video with the answer to the question: “What could your team engineer that would have a positive impact on your community and our world?” Rockwell Automation will award up to $10,000 in team grants.  For more information, please go to http://www.rockwellautomation.com/rockwellautomation/news/110-anniversary/engineering-our-future-faq.page