Southwest Virginia Robotics League

Sponsored in part by the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center. http://bit.ly/vFw0G Check out our Twitter account at http://twitter.com/SwVaRL

Volunteer Coordinator: Nicky Rahley, [email protected], 276-619-4362 Assistant Director: Deborah Hensley, [email protected], 276.619.4368 Director: Jeff Webb, [email protected], 276-619-4306

The vision and goals of the Southwest Virginia Robotics League are to: *Inspire more students to become engineers, scientists, and technicians. *Introduce and support a robotics based, informal education program that creates excitement about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Modest investments now can change young students’ education and career paths. Together, we can inspire tomorrow’s scientists and engineers, and improve students’ life skills to better prepare them for today’s high tech workplaces.

Virginia/DC FIRST LEGO League Regional Awards/Championship Qualifiers
Abingdon Regional Qualifying Tournament – 11/16/19

The Regional Lego Tournament was a success. Thank you to the children, parents, coaches, and volunteers for making this event a success. Without you we couldn't do this event. I am especially proud of all the competitors for all of their hard work and positive attitudes. You guys rock!

The date has been set for the 2019 Regional FLL Tournament. The tournament date is Saturday, November 16, 2019. We are now actively recruiting volunteers to assist in this tournament to inspire more students to become engineers, scientists, and technicians. If you are interested in volunteering to assist with this tournament, please let me know. If you would like the same position as last year, that would be great or if you want, you can try out another position. More information regarding the tournament can be found at http://www.svrl.org/ and www.vadcfll.org.

The Regional Lego Tournament was a success. Thank you to the children, parents, coaches, and volunteers for making this event a success. Without you we couldn't do this event. I am especially proud of all the competitors for all of their hard work and positive attitudes. You guys rock! Thank you to Gordie for taking these photos.

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Southwest Virginia Regional Lego Tournament

Southwest Virginia Regional Lego Tournament

The Regional Lego Tournament was a success! Thank you to the children, parents, coaches, and volunteers for making this event a success. Without you we couldn't do this event. I am especially proud of all the competitors for all of their hard work and positive attitudes. You guys rock!

We manage to handle 29 teams and stay on schedule. This was the most teams we ever had, and it was the smoothest tournament.

Next year will be our tenth anniversary of hosting the lego tournament. I hope to see everyone back next year. If you have any ideas on how we can celebrate our tenth year, please let Nicky Rahley ([email protected]) know. Also, if you have any pictures you would like share, please send them to Nicky.

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We are still recruiting volunteers for the Southwest Virginia Regional LEGO Tournament. Anyone that volunteers will be provided breakfast and lunch from Chick Fil A. You will also receive a volunteer t-shirt. If you are interested, please call or email Nicky Rahley (276-619-4362 or [email protected]). High school and college students can use this as volunteer hours for the AIMS Higher Scholarships at VHCC.

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The HirEd is proud to announce a 7 week long STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics) Academy for Kindergarteners-5th graders.

Our K-5 STEAM Academy will explore LEGO robotics, Drones/Quadcopters, Rockets, Bridge building, Coding, and more!

Every Monday for 7 weeks starting October 9th-November 20th for just $35 a semester. Please go to https://k5steam.eventbrite.com for more information and to register.

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Lego Playtime is back on Thursday! It is for all ages. If you love Lego, come and join us. This is a great opportunity to learn about robots and programming. Please share with anybody that may be interested.

Lego Playtime is back! It is for all ages. If you love Lego, come and join us. This is a great opportunity to learn about robots and programming. Please share with anybody that may be interested.

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2016 Regional Lego Tournament

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FLL Coaches' Workshop

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Come spend a day for a hands-on training session on Thursday, May 19 at 6 pm. This class will be tailored to rookie and veteran coaches of FLL® teams. This workshop is free, but please register at http://fllcoachesworkshop.eventbrite.com

Please share with anyone who may be interested in coaching a First Lego League team

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REAL Tech Experience Camp

eventbrite.com Creativity, imagination, critical thinking, and teamwork make tomorrow’s innovators. Barter Theatre’s Project REAL (Reinforcing Education Through Artistic Learning) and the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center recognize the need to provide an environment to inspire the creative problem solvers…

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Another successful Lego workshop. Boy Scout Troop 222 is considering entering a team at the Southwest Virginia Regional Lego Tournament in November at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center. They also earned their Robotics badge. If you are interested in starting a team, please visit http://svrl.org.

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We love to see more teams this year at our Regional Lego Tournament. Please share with anybody that may be interested.

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Since the first Lego Playtime was a success, we are offering more workshops. It is for all ages. If you love Lego, come and join us. This is a great opportunity to learn about robots and programming. Please share with anybody that may be interested.

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Do your kids love Lego? Come and join us at the Higher Ed Center on December 10 for a freestyle LEGO build and play time with our LEGO Mindostorm NXT ROBOTS.

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More than 250 area students participate in First Southwest Va. LEGO regional tournament -

swcenter.edu Posted: Saturday, November 14, 2015 11:35 pm | Updated: 12:14 am, Sun Nov 15, 2015. ROBERT SORRELL | BRISTOL HERALD COURIER ABINGDON, Va. — Seventeen teams with names like Chaos, Order of the Nerds and Beast Mode Bananas crowded the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center on Saturday to take part…

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The Regional Lego Tournament was a success. Thank you to the children, parents, coaches, and volunteers for making this event a success. Without you we couldn't do this event. I am especially proud of all the competitors for all of their hard work and positive attitudes. You guys rock! This video is a sneak peak to our dance off. Thank you Kassidy for making this video. #AbingdonLego

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Lego Radio Broadcast -

swcenter.edu Gluten-free Guru Kristi Slaughter, host of Beyond Wellness, brings you a program that is meant to inspire, motivate, and educate you to live your life to the fullest potential. Check out this broadcast featuring the Lego tournament that will be held at the Higher Education Center November 14, 2015.

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Good Morning LEGO Volunteers!

The date has been set for the 2015 Regional FLL Tournament. The tournament date is Saturday, November 14, 2015. We are now actively recruiting volunteers to assist in this tournament to inspire more students to become engineers, scientists, and technicians. If you are interested in volunteering to assist with this tournament, please let me know. If you would like the same position as last year, that would be great or if you want, you can try out another position. More information regarding the tournament can be found at www.vadcfll.org.

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2015/2016 TRASH TREK Trailer

What is the TRASH TREK challenge?

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Join FIRST LEGO League teams around the word for the 2015/2016 for TRASH TREK season. Challenge release is August 2015. Visit www.firstlegoleague.org for mor...

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2015 TRASH TREK Challenge | FIRST LEGO League

Are you ready for the 2015 TRASH TREK Challenge?

We’re not talking trash – we’re cleaning it up! In the 2015 FIRST® LEGO® League TRASH TREKSM Challenge, 290,000 children ages 9 to 14 will explore the fascinating world of trash. From collection, to sorting, to smart production and reuse, there is more to your trash than meets the eye. Join FIRST LEGO League teams on a Trash Trek to discover the hidden (or not so hidden) world of trash!

FIRST LEGO League (FLL®) challenges kids to think like scientists and engineers. During the TRASH TREKSM season, teams will choose and solve a real-world trash problem in the Project. They will also build, test, and program an autonomous robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS® technology to solve a set of missions in the Robot Game. Throughout their experience, teams will operate under FLL’s signature set of Core Values, celebrating discovery, teamwork, and Gracious Professionalism®.

- See more at: http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/2015trashtrek#sthash.AAdwNAcs.dpuf

firstlegoleague.org Registration open in some countries. Check your country link for more information. We’re not talking trash – we’re cleaning it up! In the 2015 FIRST® LEGO® League TRASH TREKSM Challenge, 290,000 children ages 9 to 16* from over 80 countries will explore the fascinating world of trash. From collect…

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HirEd Center Lego Tournament Video Vlog Week #2

This week we interview our Head Referee Callie Hietala. Get a behind the scenes look at Callies thoughts on the FLL and being head referee, as well as what i...

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HirEd Center Lego Tournament Video Vlog Week #2

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This week we interview our Head Referee Callie Hietala. Get a behind the scenes look at Callies thoughts on the FLL and being head referee, as well as what i...

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Lego Video Blog

Join us in this upcoming new series. We will be exploring week by week what it takes to put together a FLL Regional Tournament. The countdown to November 15th has begun.

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Why is First Lego League important?

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2014 FLL WORLD CLASS Challenge | FIRST LEGO League


Download the new mobile app here: http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/2014fllworldclass

firstlegoleague.org Registration now open in some countries. Click on your country to learn more. Challenge releases on August 26th, 12:00 pm ET. What is the future of learning? FIRST® LEGO® League teams will find the answers. In the 2014 FLL WORLD CLASS℠ Challenge, over 230,000 children ages 9 to 16* from over 70 cou…

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Good Afternoon LEGO Volunteers!

The date has been set for the 2014 Regional FLL Tournament. The tournament date is Saturday, November 15, 2014. We are now actively recruiting volunteers to assist in this tournament to inspire more students to become engineers, scientists, and technicians. If you are interested in volunteering to assist with this tournament, please let me know. If you would like the same position as last year, that would be great or if you want, you can try out another position. More information regarding the tournament can be found at http://www.svrl.org/ and www.vadcfll.org.

svrl.org Modest investments now can change young students’ education and career paths. Together, we can inspire tomorrow’s scientists and engineers, and improve students’ life skills to better prepare them for today’s high tech workplaces.Read more about our goals, and how you can help.

Virginia FIRST LEGO League

State Tournament Results

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Lego League teams vie in robot rodeo

tricities.com The competition involved 27 local teams and their task was to maneuver each team’s robot through a course named “Nature’s Fury."

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All Girl Robotic Team

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wcyb.com Ten girls from the YWCA after school program compete in the Lego Robotics Competition Challenge this weekend.

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Are you ready to tackle the 2013 FIRST® LEGO® League NATURE'S FURY™ Challenge?

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http://firstlegoleague.org/challenge/2013naturesfury Are you ready to tackle the 2013 FIRST® LEGO® League NATURE'S FURY™ Challenge? Can FIRST® LEGO® League t...

Good Afternoon LEGO Volunteers!

The date has been set for the 2013 Regional FLL Tournament. The tournament date is Saturday, November 16, 2013. We are now actively recruiting volunteers to assist in this tournament to inspire more students to become engineers, scientists, and technicians. If you are interested in volunteering to assist with this tournament, please let me know. If you would like the same position as last year, that would be great or if you want, you can try out another position. More information regarding the tournament can be found at http://www.svrl.org and www.vadcfll.org.

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