FIRST Lego League 2009
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
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.