Florida Robotics Education, Inc.

Florida FIRST LEGO League

Florida FLL Coach Training Class
Saturday, August 23, 2014
9am - 3pm

Merritt Island Christian School
140 Magnolia Ave, Merritt Island, FL 32952

Cost:  $25/person including lunch

This training class is for beginner coaches and will include hands on training for building and programming a robot (either NXT or EV3), how to manage your FLL team, what to expect at competitions and more.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!


Florida FLL Kickoff Event
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Three sessions are offered: 9am, 11am and 1:30pm

Location is TBD.  If you would like to host this event in Brevard County, email flrobotics@gmail.com

This 90 minute program is for coaches, team members and parents.  We will provide a review of the missions and rules as well as the research project and what to expect at a tournament.  We will have the preliminary list of Qualifying tournaments available at this event.  (Registration for Qualifying tournaments will open on Oct 1.) Coaches attending this event will receive a free FLL Polo shirt.  Pre-registration will be required.  Registration will open here on or about August 1.

Tune It Up Tampa
Saturday, October 4, 2014
(Tentative date)
Middleton High School.
4801 N. 22nd St, Tampa, FL 33610

Open Practice and Training Workshop

Technical Workshop 
Research Workshop 
Core Values Workshop 
New Coaches Training 
Referee Training 
Judge Training 
"I Will Survive" (Rookie Team Panel Discussion 
Beyond the Qualifying Tournament (Team Panel Discussion) 
"I'm No Engineer"  (TBD) 

Details and Registration Information coming in August.

Open Practices Coming in the Fall

Several teams have identified dates/locations for Open Practices to be held in October.    Registration information will be posted in August, but here are the planning locations and dates for planning purposes.  Open Practices provide an informal opportunity to meet with other teams, work on your robot, do practice runs and share ideas and information.  Many of these events also include training opportunities.  (The list will be updated as I get more scheduled.)

Pink Panther Open Kennedy Middle School Rockledge 10/25/2014
World Class: Pre-Season McNicol  McNicol Middle Magnet School Hollywood 10/18/2014
Tune Up Tampa Middleton High School Tampa 10/4/2014
DMS Get Together Davidson Middle School Crestview 11/01/2014