Get ready for the 2018-19 season!

Volunteers Needed

We need volunteers to help with the FLL District Tournament and the Jr. FLL Exposition, both of which will be held on December 15, 2018.  Get more information

Sign up to volunteer!

FIRST LEGO takes you Into Orbit

Get ready for this year's mission!

Into Orbit Tournament Tune-Up

Register for the Nov. 3 Tune-up

FIRST-FLL-IntoOrbit-colorThis year NEOHBots will host the Into Orbit Tournament Tune-up at The University of Akron on Saturday, November 3, from Noon until 4:00 pm. It is for all teams, no matter your team's experience. This event allows teams to practice what they have learned with tournament judges and referees. You can participate as much or as little as you like. It is a great opportunity to network with other teams. Even if you attend without a completed mission, by the end of the day your team  will have one complete.


  • NASA – Subject matter expert & Akronauts U Akron Rocket Team
  • Poster examples
  • Practice project ideas & presentation with judges
  • Robot trouble shooting station
  • Ask a Referee
  • Run your robot on the mission table with a ref
  • Engineering notebook examples
  • Work through a core values activity with a judge
  • Poster examples
  • Coaches workshop about judging with World’s Judge Skip Gridley
  • Learn about the rubrics and how they are used in the judging room

Judge and Referee Training

We need volunteer Judges and Referees for both the FLL District Tournament and the Jr. FLL Exposition (Dec. 15).

Training for Judges and Referees will beheld on Saturday, November 3, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Sign up to be a Judge or Referee

Team Resources

Northeast Ohio FLL District Tournament
Saturday, December 15
The University of Akron

Register for the NE Ohio Tournaments

  • NEOHBots (Northeastern Ohio Robotics Alliance) is an organization aimed to promote STEM awareness through the creation of FIRST teams in Northeast Ohio.  They will be hosting the tournament Tune Up on Saturday, Nov. 3.

Jr. LEGO: Mission Moon

Get ready to blast off!

Jr. FLL Moon Mission ExpositionFIRST-FLLJR-MissionMoon-Color-350

The Jr. FLL Moon Mission Exposition will be held at the Student Union on The University of Akron's campus on Saturday, December 15 from Noon to 4:00 pm.

Tournament registration is $30 per team. Please make checks out to The University of Akron and mail to:

Mrs. Karen Plaster
LBJFF College of Education
The University of Akron
302 Buchtel Commons
Akron, Ohio 44325-4201

Register for the Moon Mission

Jr. LEGO Team Resources

Multimedia Connections

  • Session-by-session list of all the Multimedia Connections for the MISSION MOONSM Challenge. These resources include links to websites, videos, building instructions, and other online tools related to the content of each session.

Building Instructions



Rockwell Automation

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