Community events are organized by YOU and hosted by your community. Since they are unofficial FLL events, they can follow any format. Schools, libraries, museums, parks, gym, and arenas all make great venues for community events.
At some community events, teams get together and play a fewrounds of the Robot Game using their own Field Setup Kits. At others, teams display their Projects in a science fair-like atmosphere and invite influencers within their community to come see their proposed solutions. Teams do not have to be judged and receive awards at community events - but they can! Many community events hand out certificates in lieu of trophies. But if you’re able to raise money to have trophies, you can purchase them locally.
Teams who want to warm up before attending their region’s official events can explore different activities that “spread the word” in this Guide to Unofficial Events. Have fun engaging another team in some practice, showing parents your Project and robot, or demonstrating the FIRST LEGO League Challenge in your community.
Guide to Unofficial Events (posted July 2015)
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