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FIRST® LEGO® League: The Challenge Division Innovation Project and Robot Game

22nd November 2023 @ 3:15 pm 4:45 pm


22nd November 2023
3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
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Event Summary:

Welcome back to the FIRST® LEGO® League Webinar Series. In this webinar, we will examine what the innovation project element of the challenge division is all about and what is expected from you. We will also cover an introduction to the robot game, including; the guiding principles and rules of the robot game, an explanation of Gracious Professionalism and Cooperation, and a quick breakdown of the Robot game missions and how they are scored.

How To Register?

Please register by clicking on the link below and completing a short registration form to obtain the link to this webinar. You will receive a confirmation email containing the link to join.
Any issues, please send us an email to events@tablet.academy 

Session Overview

Why should you attend:
 These sessions are provided free of charge by the IET and Tablet Academy as part of the support package developed to aid your participation in the FIRST® LEGO® League 2023 Season

What can you expect:

  • The Challenge Division Innovation Project and Robot Game
    • Introduction to the innovation project
    • Choosing a suitable topic
    • The innovation project presentation
    • Introduction to the Robot Game
    • Rules and Guiding Principles
    • Gracious Professionalism
    • Mission breakdown
    • Scoring

Who is this workshop for:

Schools, Colleges, and organisations registered for the FIRST® LEGO® League 2023 Season – Powered by the IET.

Prior knowledge required:

No, but they will benefit more if they have their FIRST® LEGO® League 2023 and SPIKE Kits for the sessions.


Ross Hunter

Before joining Tablet Academy (UK), Ross spent 13 years as a Royal Air Force Mechanical Aircraft Technician, the final 5 years working with the RAF Cosford Youth and STEM team on STEAM engagement in schools. 

As a principal STEAM consultant, Ross now provides STEAM Curriculum, Lesson plan, and engagement activity development services internally and for industry partners. He also works with Industry partners to manage a portfolio of national STEAM competitions for students of all ages, backgrounds and interests.

Most recently Ross has managed a national Artificial Intelligence competition on behalf of an industry partner, where Schools across the UK competed to design an AI-powered solution to a problem inspired by the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Ross is a LEGO® accredited trainer, having attended the LEGO® Academy in Billund, Denmark and is currently the head trainer for FIRST® LEGO® League training delivered in the UK on behalf of Sage.

As an MIE and a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Ross also provides Microsoft and Office365 end-user training and guidance for non-teaching staff, commercial clients, and support staff working for local and national government agencies.