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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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Registration for FIRST® LEGO® League 2018-19 INTO ORBITSM season is now open!


Below is a list of tournament dates for the new season. If you are interested in attending one of the CLOSED TOURNAMENTS, please contact us at

Thanks to our sponsors we have a number of grants for teams to receive free LEGO® Mindstorms equipment and free registration. If you are interested in finding out if your school is eligible for one of these grants, please contact

Tournament location - listed per country See below for Scotland, N. Ireland, Ireland and Wales

Date of tournament

Barrow in Furness Wednesday 16th January 2019
Basildon, Essex Thursday 24th January 2019 - SOLD OUT but to be put on waiting list please email
Birmingham Tuesday 18th December 2018
Bradford Wednesday 12th December 2018
Brighton TBC - SOLD OUT
Bristol - Primary Wednesday 16th January 2019 – Primary Schools
Bristol - Secondary Thursday 17th January 2019 – Secondary Schools
Cambridge Tuesday 15th January 2019
Canterbury Tuesday 4th Dec 2018
Canterbury Wednesday 5th Dec 2018
Coventry Tuesday 18th December 2018

Thursday 10th January 2019 - CLOSED TOURNAMENT

London - East Saturday 26th January 2019
London - North Saturday 1st December 2018
London - West (Bechtel) Saturday 8th December 2018 - SOLD OUT
Manchester Wednesday 30 January 2019
Market Deeping, Lincolnshire Saturday 12th January 2019 - SOLD OUT
Middlesbrough (Teesside) Saturday 12th January 2019
Newcastle Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Newcastle-Under-Lyme Wednesday 23rd January 2019
North Tyneside Tuesday 29th January 2019 - CLOSED TOURNAMENT 
North Tyneside Wednesday 30th January 2019 - CLOSED TOURNAMENT 
Norwich Friday 18th January 2019
Nottingham Tuesday 18th December 2018
Oxford/Newbury Saturday 12th January 2019
Peterborough Saturday 8th December 2018 - CLOSED TOURNAMENT 
Plymouth Friday 18th January 2019
Portsmouth Wednesday 19th December 2018
Preston Tuesday 15th January 2019
Sheffield Wednesday 19th December 2018
South Tyneside Thursday 6th December 2018
Warrington Wednesday 5th December 2018
Warrington Thursday 6th December 2018
Welwyn Garden City Saturday 12th January 2019
Winchester TBC - January 2019
Workington, Cumbria Wednesday 23rd January 2019
Workington, Cumbria Thursday 24th January 2019
Ayrshire (Kilmarnock) - Scotland December - TBC
Clydebank - Scotland First 2 weeks of December
Dundee - Scotland First 2 weeks of December
Edinburgh - Scotland First 2 weeks of December
Galashiels - Scotland December
Inverness - Scotland First 2 weeks of December
Outer Hebrides - Scotland First 2 weeks of December
Belfast -Northern Ireland Wednesday 5th December 2018 - CLOSED TOURNAMENT
Derry/Londonderry – Northern Ireland TBC
Cork, Leinster - Ireland TBC - CLOSED TOURNAMENT
Dublin,Leinster - Ireland TBC - CLOSED TOURNAMENT
Llandudno - Wales Wednesday 23rd January 2019 - CLOSED TOURNAMENT
Swansea - Wales Friday 18th January 2019 - CLOSED TOURNAMENT


Closed tournaments are where the hosts identify the competing teams. This season we will be running 50 tournaments in all.

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