Update: Results of the Vermont FIRST® LEGO® League Championship Event

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Champions Award First Place
Green Mountain Gears (Team 3958), Burlington
Champions Award Second Place
Rutland Robo-Rattlers (Team 2451)
Core Values Inspiration Award
Rutland Area TechnicianS (RATS) (Team 7081)
Core Values Teamwork Award
Windsor Robotics (Team 819)
Core Values Gracious Professionalism
Middlesex Master Builders (Team 20)
Project Research Award
Montpelier Clicks (Team 1443)
Project Innovative Solution Award
T. Inc. (Team 17683), Worcester
Project Presentation Award
Amazon River Dolphins (Team 388), East Montpelier
Robot Mechanical Design Award
Reduce, Reuse, Robotics (Team 4729), White River Junction
Robot Programming Award
CHMS Robotics Alliance (Team 21866), Richmond
Robot Strategy and Innovation Award
The Vermonster Roboticists (Team 10625), Burlington
Robot Performance Award 1st Place
Rutland Robo-Rattlers (Team 2451)
Robot Performance Award 2nd Place
Amazon River Dolphins (Team 388), East Montpelier
Rising Star Award
Robo Muffin (Team 22592), South Hero
Norwich “I Will Try” Award
Untitled Document #57 (Team 12295), Manchester

The Green Mountain Gears were nominated for the Global Innovation Award, where they will move forward and compete against teams from all over the world for $30,000 in funding from the XPrize foundation to help make their innovative solution—related to the theme of trash—a reality.

Norwich will again host a FIRST® LEGO® League “sports for the mind” robotics competition for 9- to 14-year-olds. The Vermont State Championship event will be held on Sunday, November 15, 2015.

Teams will showcase the results of weeks of intense preparation as they demonstrate their teamwork skills, provide design briefings on their custom LEGO® robots, and share their innovative solutions to real-world challenges connected to local and global communities. Prior to the event, registered teams design, build and program robots. At the event, they deploy their robots to complete thematic challenges during timed matches.

The tournament takes place at Norwich University’s Shapiro Field House in Northfield, Vermont. The event is free and open to the public. Spectators are most welcome.

Events are scheduled throughout the day:

  • Pre-registered team arrival | 8:00 am
  • Opening remarks | 9:00 am
  • Judged events start | 9:40 am
  • Robot matches start | 12:00 pm
  • Robot matches conclude | 3:30 pm (approximately)
  • Awards ceremony | 4:00 pm (approximately)

Norwich campus visits available all day. STEM-related exhibits begin after noon. The schedule is approximate and subject to change.

For more information, contact the FLL team at, 802.485.2256

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