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 and the tournament will be held on February 24, 2018 at the Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center. The GJCTC is located at 445 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, PA 15904. Below, you will find videos containing information on this year’s theme, team start up process, and registration. If you have any other questions please contact the IU8 Lego team via email at firstlegoleague@iu08.org or call Shawn Cerully, 814-940-0223 ext. 1388.

    How much does it cost to start/run a team?
    $469.95 for the EV3 Robot Set & Software (Lego Mindstorm) *one-time purchase
    $225 yearly registration fee
    $75 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


    Information to Registering for First Lego League 2018

    Date: February 24th, 2018

    Location: Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center

    The registration for the 2018 FLL event hosted by the Appalachia IU8 & IU 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!