FIRST Lego League 2009

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FIRST Lego League

This is the information about the FLL team for the 2009/2010 season.

We have two FLL Teams this year: 2028 & 7230.

Registration: Registration for the team is being handled by [Downingtown Area Recreation Consortium]



FLL Kickoff - 3 September (Thursday) - Lionville Elementary - 6:30 PM - ** MEETING CANCELLED **

Weekly Meetings - 14 September - 21 December (Monday nights) - Lionville Elementary - 6:30 PM

Current Events

5 October Meeting

Teams reviewed official rules and missions - think about your mission strategy
Project topics selected - remember to start working on your research!
Introduction to NXT-G programming

9 November Meeting

Teams have moving robots and are working on programming
Maglev Movers (team 7230) have some missions programmed and working fairly well
Maglev Movers have their project underway
Metal Heads (team 2028) are working on attachments and programming

16 November Meeting

Maglev Movers will be competing on Saturday at the Tuneup Competition
Final mission programming and project details need to be completed


21 November (Saturday) - Smart Moves Tuneup Competition

Lansdale Catholic High School, Lansdale PA
We are scheduled to compete in this competition
Thank you to all of the kids who competed in this event and the parents who brought them.
The kids had a great time, learned alot, and placed well. Awesome job Maglev Movers!
A big thank you to Mr. Dodds for all of his hard work with this team.

5 December (Saturday) - Rowan University FIRST State Qualifier

Rowan University, Glassboro NJ

12 December (Saturday) - Conrad School of Science FIRST State Qualifier

Conrad School of Science, Wilmington DE

9 January 2010 (Saturday) Patton Middle School FIRST State Qualifier

Patton Middle School, Kennett Square, PA

9 January 2010 (Saturday) Oxford High School FIRST State Qualifier

Oxford High School, Oxford, PA
This is the qualifier we will compete in!
Team 7230 won a trophy for placing second out of thirty four teams in Robot Performance!
Team 7230 also won a second place trophy for Innovative Design!
Team 2028 won a second place trophy for Quality Robot Design!
Great Job Teams, we move on to the Championships!!!

30 January 2010 (Saturday) FIRST State FLL Championship Tournament

University of Delaware, Bob Carpenter Center, Newark, DE
We made it to the Championship Tournament
Team 7230 placed third in Robot Performance!
Team 2028 placed eighth in Robot Performance!
What a fantastic way to finish the regular season! Great job!

We will be taking a short break while we restructure for the off season.

11 February 2010 (Friday) - LES Science Fair- ** RESCHEDULED DUE TO WEATHER **

3 May 2010 (Monday) - LES Science Fair and Robo-Fest

This event will include FLL, VEX and FRC
We will be demonstrating our award winning robots at the Lionville Elementary Science Fair
Please wear your Mindstorm Monsters T-shirts.

FLL Team Members

Below are the members of the 2009/2010 Mindstorm Monsters Teams 2028 & 7230.

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