Hawaii Team Resources
Update for FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. teams using WeDo 2.0
You can download the WeDo 2.0 app from the Windows 10 Store:
Speaking of WeDo 2.0 - LEGO Education has created a WeDo 2.0 CREATURE CRAZE Project Guide. You can find it on the LEGO Education Website here:
If you have any questions please refer them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, in strategic partnership with FIRST, along with ‘Iolani School are proud to host the FLL Hawaii “Consult the Experts” event, at ‘Iolani School’s Sullivan Center.
Experts from animal training, animal therapy, biological research, service animals, veterinary science and more will be available to answer your questions and help you conduct research for your projects.
District Tournament Registration NOW OPEN
Hawaii FIRST LEGO League teams may now sign up for a district tournament. To do so, follow these steps:
1. Go to www.tinyurl.com/hfrdtreg16
2. Provide the requested contact information
3. Select your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd choice of District Tournaments
Teams will receive their district tournament assignments after they have signed up and paid for their DT registration. Note, only teams that have registered for the season at www.firstinspires.org will be placed at district tournaments. If your team still has the "temporary" team number assigned by FIRST, login at www.firstinspires.org and check your team's status.
REGISTRATION FEE PAYMENT: After registering, be sure to pay your team's District Tournament fees HERE.
The Monsanto Fund supports FIRST Robotics teams in communities where Monsanto employees live and work to inspire and nurture students’ interest in science, technology, engineering, and math.
FIRST’s mission is to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build the skills needed, inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.
Who can apply:
Eligible teams include
What is the size of the grant?
Who will select the winning teams?
A team of Monsanto Company employees who have experience with FIRST Robotics programs will be reading and scoring every application submitted. This team will work together to select the winning teams, with a focus on supporting at least one team in each Monsanto community and teams that show diversity in gender, race/ethnicity and a high need for funding. Funding decisions will be communicated to all applicants in early November.
Visit the Monsanto Grants site to apply: http://monsantofund.org/grants/first-robotics/
If you are an organization looking for support for multiple FIRST teams, please contact us for application instructions at USGrantQuestions@Monsanto.com.
Please use the following USPS address for all correspondence involving Jr. FLL, FLL, and FTC in Hawai'i. Mahalo!
Hawai'i FIRST Robotics
PO Box 1571
Pearl City HI 96782
Download the four forms below before coming to your tournament.
1. 2014 Consent and Release Form
2. 2014 Robot Inspection Checklist
3. Robot Design Executive Summary page
4. Team Information Sheet (make a copy for each judge)
FLL Announced a new Youth Protection Program
FIRST will strive to create an environment in which team members can grow, learn, and have fun with minimal risk of injury. FIRST will strive to inform everyone involved in its programs of its Youth Protection Program (FIRST YPP), and related resources, and provide assistance in meeting its standards. FIRST will maintain a Youth Protection Department (FIRST YPD) at its Manchester, New Hampshire headquarters for the purpose of fulfilling its commitment to protecting youth.
Changes to the registration process include...
District Registration Guide: We have new handy guide explaining how to register a team for a district event and how to pay for it. Click the link below to download the guide and get started. Good Luck!