Your and your child’s success will be greatly enhanced by your familiarity with your program. You and your student(s) should review the materials below.


Meeting Location

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
2929 Level Road
Churchville MD


Weekly Agenda: Please be on time!

5:30 Set up (and bring your own snack/meals)
5:45 Mentor/Volunteer synch
6:00-7:00 program



  • August 1, 2018 (Wednesday): Kickoff. Review online materials at home.
  • August 4, 2018 (Saturday): First meetings and challenge review. 10-12 (location pending)
  • Sep 11, 2018: All Program Big Kickoff Meeting: at the PI Building on APG from 6:30-7:30
    * FLLJr will have a short meeting at the Pi Building after the kick off (< 15 minutes)
    * FRC Stays at Pi Building until 9p for kickoff meeting
    * FLL/FTC can return to our main building for season work
  • Then meeting on Thursdays (see above)
  • Dec/Jan: Regional qualfiers will host FLLJr Expos dates
    • Optional third expo on 1/19/2019 at APG/ATEC
    • Jan 26, 2019, Hickory Elementary, Bel Air
  • Feb 2019 (end of month) State FLL Championship at UMBC with FLLJr Expo date TBD. Our FLLJr teams will be part of this expo.
    • Feb 23, 2019, UMBC
  • April 2019: World Championship in Detroit. One team per state. (pending qualification)



It’s never too early to discover STEM. FIRST LEGO League Jr.* is designed to introduce STEM concepts to kids ages 6 to 10 while exciting them through a brand they know and love − LEGO®. Guided by adult coaches and FIRST LEGO League Jr. Core Values, students build models using LEGO® Education WeDo and create Show Me posters to present what they learned. The program focuses on building interest in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through a real-world challenge – to be solved by research, critical thinking, and imagination.


Challenge Documents

All of the challenge related videos will be posted on these YouTube channels.

All of the challenge documents will be posted on this page of the FIRST website.


Please take some time to view all the key pages at FIRSTINSPIRES (you do not need to complete any noted registrations). And watch all videos.

We will handle team registration.

The challenge:

YouTube: Watch some of these videos

And the scholarship opportunities for FRC/FTC (and the future for FLL and FLLJr students!)



Some events, particularly those including travel, may require additional fees beyond the dues. This is particularly true for the World Championships. Local events may incur food costs and minor travel expenses. These amount vary depending on the event and the level of fund raising.