Junior FIRST LEGO League
Focused on building an interest in science and engineering in children ages 6-9, Junior FIRST® LEGO® League (Jr.FLL®) is a hands-on program designed to capture young children’s curiosity and direct it toward discovering how science and technology impact the world around them. This program features a real-world challenge, to be explored through research, critical thinking and imagination. Guided by adult coaches and the Jr.FLL Core Values, team members work with LEGO elements and motorized parts to build ideas and concepts and present them for review.
FIRST LEGO League
Introduces younger students to real-world engineering challenges by building LEGO-based robots to complete tasks on a thematic playing surface. FLL teams, guided by their imaginations and adult coaches, discover exciting career possibilities and, through the process, learn to make positive contributions to society.
May Madness Competitions
Sarah Heinz House and Carnegie Mellon’s Robotics Academy host local competitions for kids of all ages. Below are past competitions of May Madness.
Robotropolis is a competition challenge for May Madness. A number of missions that are available in this challenge include Cut Hogweed, Pick Up Trash, Drop Off Packages, Clean The Road, Save The Person, and many more!
Competition Overview (FLA)
Botball Hybrid I
The goal of Botball Hybrid is to score more points than the other team. There are two sections to the game; a 15-second autonomous section, followed by a 2-minute remote controlled section. For more information on the rules, please visit here.
Botball Hybrid II