This year we have an unprecedented 13 teams who qualified to represent the UK and Ireland at international FIRST® LEGO® League events.
B6 – Berrellium won the Champions’ award at the UK and Ireland final and went to the World Festival in St Louis, USA. We were delighted when they won the 2nd place Robot Design Strategy and Innovation Award. Lego Workshop Wonders also qualified to represent Ireland at the World Festival and won the Judges’ Award for the Most Improved Team. Team Lightning from Wales also went to the World Festival.
Five teams competed at the FIRST® LEGO® League Open European Championship in Aarhus, Denmark. They are Maynard Wine Gums, Detrashifiers, Super Scotty Bears, Egni and Little Lauder Lego Legends. The Maynard Wine Gums from Devon won 2nd place in the Core Values Innovation award. Amanda Cunningham who worked with Little Lauder Lego Legends won the Coaches’ Award.
Five more teams went to the FIRST® LEGO® League International Open Championship in Bath, UK. They are the Robot Rebels, Ennerdale Engineers, Tech HEds, Team M.A.R.T.I.N and Robo Riders. Team M.A.R.T.I.N won 3rd place in the Project Research award and Robot Rebels from Bath and Robo Riders from Galway, Ireland both won Judges’ awards.
Champions' Award - B6 Berrelium
Second Place award – Tech HeDS, home schooled from North Wiltshire
Project Award 1st place – Bookworms from the Middlesbrough tournament
Project Award 2nd place – Team M.A.R.T.I.N from Glasgow
Robot Design Award 1st place– Team Lightning from Wales
Robot Design Award 2nd place– Robot Rebels from Bath
Robot Performance Award 1st place- Tech HeDS, home schooled from North Wiltshire
Robot Performance Award 2nd place - Ennerdale Engineers, Ennerdale and Kinniside C of E Primary School
Robot Game Knockout Award – B6 Berrelium
Core Values Award 1st place – Lego Workshop Wonders from the Belfast tournament
Core Values Award 2nd place – Maynard Wine Gums from Devon
Judges’ Award – Little Lauder Lego Legends from Scotland
Judges’ Award – Egni from North Wales
Judges’ Award – Detrashifiers who meet in Notting Hill in London
Judges’ Award – Super Scotty Bears from Scotland
Bechtel Award for Safety – Wistow Whales from Peterborough tournament
University of West of England Innovation Award – Bees NXTs from Bristol tournament
Government Award for Insight into Learning – CTRLX from London West tournament