ICJC Robotics Team
FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge
Team #57027 ICJC Mavericks
“What is FIRST® LEGO® League?
FIRST® LEGO® League introduces science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to children ages 4-16* through fun, exciting hands-on learning. Participants gain real-world problem solving experience through a guided, global robotics program, helping today’s students and teachers build a better future together.”
“Engaging Youth in STEM Exploration with FIRST® LEGO® League
FIRST® LEGO® League guides youth through STEM learning and exploration at an early age. In FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge, students will understand the basics of STEM and apply their skills in an exciting competition while building habits of learning, confidence, and teamwork skills along the way.
Friendly competition is at the heart of Challenge, as teams of students ages 9-16* engage in research, problem-solving, coding, and engineering – building and programming a LEGO robot that navigates the missions of a robot game.”
Qualifiers December 3rd 2022
ICJC Mavericks participated in the Kansas City Qualifiers on Saturday December 3rd 2022. From among 25 teams that participated ICJC Mavericks were consistently ranked 3rd in their Robot Game.
Team won the Best Robot Design Game. “This award is given to a team that used outstanding programing principles and solid engineering practice to develop a robot that is mechanically sound, durable, efficient and highly capable of performing challenge missions.”
Team also advanced to the Greater Kansas City Regional Competition.
Greater Kansas City Regional Competition January 28th 2023
The Greater Kansas City Regional was held on Saturday January 28th 2023 at Crown Center. 40 teams from across the entire Kansas City Area participated in this Competition. ICJC Mavericks were consistently ranked in the top 5 during the Robot Game. Team won the 2nd place Champions award.
“The Champion!s Award celebrates a team that embodies the FIRST ® LEGO® League Challenge experience by fully embracing the Core Values while achieving excellence and innovation in Robot Performance, Robot Design, and the Innovation Project.”
By winning this award ICJC Mavericks will be representing our region at the Arkansas Razorback Invitational in May. At the Invitational ICJC Mavericks will be competing against about 80 teams from different countries, and all over the United States.
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