Children at FIRST LEGO League tournament

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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About FIRST® LEGO® League

FIRST® LEGO® League is a global science and technology competition with over 250,000 young people taking part each year.

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is the operational partner for the FIRST® LEGO® League  competition in the UK and Ireland.


2017-18 Season Challenge

On your mark, get set, flow! Drink in the 2017 HYDRO DYNAMICSSM season and learn all about water – how we find, transport, use, or dispose of it. In the 2017 FIRST®LEGO® League Challenge, students age 9 to 16 from 80 countries will make a splash with HYDRO DYNAMICSSM. What might become possible when we understand what happens to our water?

Find out more about this season’s challenge.



Catch up on the action from the International Open Championship...

See the highlights from the International Open Championships held in Bath from 21 – 25 June 2017.

90 teams, 34 countries, 700 competitors, 200 coaches and mentors, 300 international family members and supporters, 700 local school children and visitors, 150 volunteers making one the largest and most global events the IET have ever hosted.

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