Into Orbit Season!

What can you and your team do until then? Any one or all of these suggestions:

  • EV3 Skills training (
  • FIRST STEPS training – See link under New Coach Resources heading at
  • Get ready for the Into Orbit project: Research problems humans face when traveling into space.
  • Download the free EV3 LEGO Education software at home, and go through the Robot Educator training tutorials:
  • Get together with your team at a fun place for a Core Values activity.
  • Watch YouTube videos from FIRST LEGO League Championships and World Festival.
  • Join our regional Facebook page and watch the 11 tutorial videos focusing on Mechanization. In Facebook, search for “first lego league – nw florida region coaches” to request an invitation.

2018 – 2019 Calendar

August 1 – Challenge Release & Coach Training Day at Doolittle Institute
September 8 – Kennedy Space Center Season Launch (an event for all levels of FIRST, although the major focus is meeting project experts for FLL teams)
September 22 – Open Practice – Tallahassee (TLRC)
September 22 – Open Practice – Crestview (DMS)
October 20 – Pre-Qualifier – Shoal River (SRMS)
October 27 – Pre-Qualifier – Tallahassee (TLRC)
November 10th – Prequalifier @ Davidson Middle School – Crestview
December 8 – Qualifier Tournament – Shoal River (SRMS)
December 15 – Qualifier Tournament – Mary Esther (MEES)
January 12 – Qualifier Tournament – Tallahassee (TLRC)
January 26 – Qualifier Tournament – Crestview (DMS)