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Team Spotlight: LASA Robotics

LASA Robotics team 4290 is part of an incredible system of support at the Liberal Arts and Science Academy, where the robotics program has a history of over 20 years. Because of this support base and a grant from the Texas Workforce Commission, team 4290 has great opportunities to introduce robotics to the community at … Continue reading Team Spotlight: LASA Robotics

National Registration for TRASH TREK 2015-16 Now Open!

National registration for the 2015-16 TRASH TREK™ FIRST® LEGO® League season is now open! REGISTER NOW!   Get ready to explore the fascinating world of trash with 290,000 children from over all over the world! From collection, to sorting, to smart production and reuse, there is more to trash than meets they eye. Join FIRST® LEGO® League teams … Continue reading National Registration for TRASH TREK 2015-16 Now Open!

Office Hours – Watch our Application Walkthrough

Office Hours – Watch our Application WalkthroughWe have made some changes on the 2015-16 Team Grant Application and we are ready to answer your questions about it. Please watch the video below to get the inside scoop on this year’s application! We are running a demo of the application and answering questions as they come up. Who can apply? K-12 FIRST Robotics … Continue reading Office Hours – Watch our Application Walkthrough

Texas Teams Earn Honors at World Championships

Last week, 48  Robotics teams from across the state of Texas traveled to the annual FIRST® World Championship, held in St. Louis, MO. Of those teams, nine (9) took home awards in the Robotics Competition (FRC),  Tech Challenge (FTC), and  LEGO® League (FLL) tournaments. The  in Texas Foundation supports  Robotics teams and events across Texas, … Continue reading Texas Teams Earn Honors at World Championships

Have You Thanked Your Sponsors?

Have You Thanked Your Sponsors?Now that the official season of events is over, it’s time to thank your sponsors! in Texas wants to help you with this process, so please take a look at our Sponsor Thanks and Team Engagement pages for important tips. What is the purpose of these actions? How can we make sure sponsors are getting … Continue reading Have You Thanked Your Sponsors?

Lego Lions Make Texas Proud

Lego Lions Make Texas ProudTexas teams never fail to impress. The Laurel Mountain Elementary “Lego Lions” team, supported by the Freescale Foundation and in Texas, was honored as one of three global finalists for the FLL “Global Innovation Award,” presented by XPRIZE, at the annual  Championship World Festival, held in St. Louis, MO. The Round Rock-based team, along with … Continue reading Lego Lions Make Texas Proud