Registration is OPEN:  2024 – 2025 Season

Each year millions of students around the World participate in robotics competitions and enjoy the benefits being part of a competitive team, getting hands-on with robotics and coding, considered future-ready skills, and making friends.  In Canada, the most popular robotics competition for elementary aged students is FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), which overseas the First Lego League (FLL) competitions.

Envision Robotics is running a several competitive FLL teams for the 2024-25 season, which will start June 1, 2024.  Register your interest now before spaces fill up!

Teams will begin meeting the first week in June to develop foundational skills in robotics and coding, building techniques, and advanced robotics challenges in preparation for the FLL challenges will be released in August 2024.

The 2024 – 2025 theme is SUBMERGED.  Click the image below to get more information on FLL and this year’s theme.

Team #1:  FIRST LEGO League Explore

  • Open to kids 7 – 8 years of age
  • Team size 4 – 6
  • Teams are sent on a journey of discovery to learn all they can about the topic, then present their findings in the form of a team poster and a LEGO model that moves.

Team #2:  FIRST LEGO League Challenge

  • Open to kids 9 – 13 years of age
  • Team size 4 – 7
  • Each Challenge season has three parts: the Robot Game, the Innovation Project, and the FIRST Core Values
  • Team members have different roles

High-Level Details

Schedule

  • June
    • Teams begin meeting first week in June
    • 1 time/week for 75 minutes
    • Focus is on learning foundational skills in robotics and coding
  • July/August
    • Teams continue to meet 1 time/week for 75 minutes
    • Focus is on learning more advanced building techniques and coding challenges
    • August 6th FLL releases “Task Publication/Challenges”
    • Late July/Early August FLL begins shipping Challenge and Explore sets
    • Teams begin formulating action plan
  • September / October
    • Teams meet 2 times/week for 90 minutes / session
    • Role assignment
    • Teams formulate robot build (s) and coding solutions to challenges
    • Focus on perfecting solutions
  • November (end) – Feb 9th
    • Teams meet 2 times/week for 90 minutes / session
    • Particulate in regional tournaments
  • Feb 22 – March 2nd
    • Qualification tournaments
  • March 28 – 30th
    • Finals

Register Your Interest Below

An information package will be provided with further details on fees
and meeting dates. Thank you for your interest.

Learn About FLL and the 2024-2025 theme

Why Kids Aged 9 to 13 Should Join the FIRST LEGO League and Envision Robotics Team

Joining the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) robotics competition offers children aged 9 to 13 an incredible opportunity to develop essential skills while having fun. By participating in FLL, kids engage in hands-on learning experiences that promote critical thinking, problem-solving, and creativity as they design, build, and program LEGO robots to tackle specific challenges.

FLL emphasizes teamwork and collaboration, essential skills for any future career. Children work in groups to brainstorm solutions, divide tasks, and support one another through challenges, enhancing their communication and interpersonal abilities.

Envision Robotics takes this experience a step further by providing a structured, supportive environment for young innovators. The Envision Robotics team offers expert guidance and mentorship, helping children refine their technical skills while encouraging creativity and innovation. Being part of Envision Robotics means access to state-of-the-art resources and a community of like-minded peers, fostering a deeper interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields.

Participation in FLL and Envision Robotics also builds confidence and resilience. Overcoming competition challenges and solving complex problems allows children to realize their potential, promoting a growth mindset.

In summary, joining the FIRST LEGO League and the Envision Robotics team provides children with a comprehensive, enriching experience that nurtures their technical, cognitive, and social skills, preparing them for a bright future in an increasingly technological world.

JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY!!