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FIRST® LEGO® League UK and Ireland

Design solutions for real world problems and build a mission-solving robot made of LEGO®!


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Catch up with all the action from the IET FIRST LEGO League UK and Ireland final 2018-19!


A new ‘off season’ team activity and prize draw for FIRST® LEGO® League participants

Get involved in an inventive, new ‘off-season’ team activity and be in with the chance to win free entry into FIRST® LEGO® League 2019-20 for your team! #OurFLLStory is a cool new video-making challenge involving teamwork, imagination and, of course, robots!

The 2018-19 INTO ORBITSM Challenge has now launched. 

The IET is delighted to reveal the new FIRST® LEGO® League and
FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. challenges for this season.


Visit the challenge page and the FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. page to find all the details.

Gather your crew and get ready to explore, challenge and innovate in the demanding and inspiring expanse we call space!

The 2018/2019 FIRST® LEGO® League season requires you to work together to break out of your earthly constraints. Do you have what it takes to go INTO ORBITSM?


Register now for INTO ORBITSM!

Register for MISSION MOONSM FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.


Places at the regional tournaments are going fast, so register your teams quickly to avoid disappointment.


A good luck video from the International Space Station

Check out this incredible good luck message from astronaut Alexander Gerst all the way up in the International Space Station!

When you receive your FIRST® LEGO® League Jr. Inspire set don’t miss an important letter from our very own British astronaut Tim Peake!


The World’s Largest STEM Competition

All you need to get going with this exciting programme is a LEGO® Mindstorms robot set, a group of up to ten young people aged 9 - 16 years, an enthusiastic adult to coach the team and the Challenge set, which you will receive when your register on our website.

The challenge sets (mat and missions) will be dispatched in the new school term. They will not be dispatched to a school which is still on summer holiday or to a team that not paid in full.


 New Core Values

The FIRST® Core Values should guide everything that your team does in
® LEGO® League and FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.

They have changed a little bit this year, so check them out on the Challenge page.

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The winners are here!

The Engineers of the Future Challenge tasked FIRST® LEGO® League
teams to create a video with three parts:

  1. Mash up a HYDRO DYNAMICS mission, and program their robot to complete it
  2. Give us an elevator pitch for their project solution
  3. Nominate a novice team to compete in the INTO ORBITSM season

The films were judged by an expert panel, and the five winning teams were selected.

Check out the winning films here:


Core Values film

in the UK & Ireland

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