Children at FIRST LEGO League tournament

FIRST® LEGO® League UK and Ireland

Solve real world problems with the help of a robot!



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How to register

FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge 2017: HYDRO DYNAMICS

On your mark, get set, flow!

FIRST LEGO League schedule for 2017-18

1 June 2017 Registration opens
August 2017 Global challenge release
Early September 2017 Challenge Sets ship (conditional on registration fee payment)
October 2017 Team registration closes
November 2017 - January 2018 Tournament season

February 2018

UK and Ireland Final, University of West of England (UWE) Exhibition and Conference Centre, Bristol.
April 2018 World Festival in USA

Core Values

Learn about FIRST LEGO League's Core Values


Getting started on the Project - a short video series aimed at teams taking part for the first time

Robot Game

The 2017-18 season robot game instructions will be available in August 2017

Download the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® Education EV3 software for free at


Teams meet three panels of judges on the tournament day. They present their project and answer questions about it; are interviewed about how they implemented the FIRST LEGO League Core Values; and discuss the design of their robot.

Download the mark schemes which are used by these judges to ensure that your team know what they'll be scored on.