First Lego League  

    Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8 is excited to announce its affiliate partnership with FIRST Lego League. The FIRST Lego League program is for students in grades 4 through 8. Below, you will find videos containing information on the 20 theme, team start up process, and registration. If you have any other questions please contact Shawn Cerully, 814-940-0223 ext. 1388.

    DATE:  Saturday, January 11, 2020
    LOCATION:   Altoona Area Junior High School
                           1400 Seventh Avenue
                           Altoona, PA 16602
    Information for the 2020 FLL Season will be posted in August 2019!
    How much does it cost to start/run a team?
    $489.95 for the EV3 Robot Set & Software (Lego Mindstorm) *one-time purchase
    $299 yearly registration fee (includes yearly Challenge Set- based on theme)
    $125 yearly tournament fee for each team (up to 10 kids + 2 coaches)
    Misc. $$ for t-shirts, food, etc.
    How do you create a team:  Watch this Youtube video for step-by-step
    instructions on Creating a Team

    Coaches Handbook        


    Information to Registering for First Lego League 2020

    The registration for the 2019 FLL event hosted by the Appalachia IU8 & TIU11 is a three-step process.

    1. Register through FIRST.
      • Go to firstinspires.org and click “log in” in the top right corner. If you are a new team, you’ll need to create a new account. If you are a returning team, you can use your account information from the past.
      • Once you are logged into your account, you will need to pay to register as an official FIRST team.
    2. Sign up for the event through FIRST.
      • Once you are logged in and have paid your FIRST registration, you should see our event (PA-CENTRAL) on your dashboard. Click on the event and follow the instructions to sign up for it.
    3. Register through the Appalachia IU8.
      • Click on the following link to pay to REGISTER for this event through the IU.

    Once you have completed all three steps, you are ready to compete. Look for more information as the event date draws near. Good luck!


    FIRST LEGO League PA-Central Workshop 

     For more information:  www.iu08.org/fllworkshop



    Volunteers are always welcome and needed.  To register to be a volunteer, please go to: https://tinyurl.com/2019-FLL-Volunteer-Register


    Congratulations to Team Artemis on your 1st Place 2019 Champions Award!