How To Start a Team - FLL or FLL JR

Saturday, August 11, 2018
8:30-10:00 AM FLL JR and 10:15-Noon FLL
Kansas City Engineering Zone
4825 Troost UMKC
64110 Kansas City , MO
Missouri US

So you want to start a FIRST ® team?...

Come to our free informational seminar on FIRST ® programs: JRFLL and FLL

August 4th and August 11th, 2018
Kansas City Engineering Zone
4825 Troost, KC MO 64110

RSVP needed: see below

You've heard of FIRST and are considering starting a team at your school, organization, or neighborhood group. Come see for yourself what's involved at this free informational seminar. Also, a great opportunity for Rookie Teams, Rookie Coaches and Mentors, and young teams to learn and ask questions.


Please RSVP no later than August 1st via this link:


The Four FIRST Programs are:                                                                     Our Schedule:

Junior FIRST ® LEGO League (JFLL) K to 4th grade                               Jr FLL 8:30 – 10:00 am

FIRST ® LEGO League (FLL) 4th to 8th grade                                         FLL 10:15 -12:00 pm


Topics that will be covered:

Overview of the program

What the season looks like

How to register a team

Typical budget and what you need – supplies, equipment

What does a typical meeting look like – structure, space, etc.

What functions you need to fill within the team

Where to go for help


Please note that this seminar does not replace the Coaches’ Workshops that still will be offered in September for registered FLL teams. The September workshop includes detailed information about the new challenge, building and programming the robot, and judging.

You can email Chrissy Chandler at, with questions prior to the sessions.