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FLL Season 2017/18 Registrations

Since April, 993 FLL Teams have registered for the current FLL Season “HYDRO DYNAMICSSM”.

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FLL Robot Game – FAQ to M02

Several questions have reached us regarding the problem with M02 (Flow): the big water does not fall to the opposite playing field due to the border being too

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Trainings for FLL Regional Partners, Referees, and Judges

In preparation for the first FLL Regional Tournaments which will start November 18th, we offer the following trainings for FLL Regional Partner, FLL Referees,

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FLL Junior – Conference Call for Regional Partners

In order to carefully prepare our Regional Partners and their experts we conduct a conference call Oct 25th, 2 to 3 pm.

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FLL Volunteering

You have fun to be part of our educational programs FIRST® LEGO® League and FIRST® LEGO® League Junior and hence to support the promotion of young talents?

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FLL Teams Get a Discount When Buying an EV3 at Christiani

FLL Teams can buy a LEGO® Mindstorms Education set consisting of EV3 Set, EV3 Expansion Set and a charging cable at our partner Christiani.

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FLL Season 2017/18 Registrations

Since April, 870 FLL Teams have registered for the current FLL Season “HYDRO DYNAMICSSM”.

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Enter FLL Team Data Until October 20th

October 20th, 2017 is the deadline for FLL Coaches to enter their team´s data completely in the FLL Coach Login.

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FLL Regional Partner Meeting in Leipzig Successfully Conducted

September 14th and 15th, 2017, FLL Regional Partners from Austria, Czech, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, and Switzerland have met in Leipzig.

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FLL Training for Referees

For all FLL Regional Partners and FLL Referees, training will be offered October 27th, 2017, from 4 pm to 5 pm.

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First FLL Alumni Campaign Completely Published

Since May 2017, 7 FLL Alumni videos have been published (German only, English subtitles will follow).

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FLL Season 2017/18 Registrations

Since April, 616 FLL Teams have registered for the current FLL Season “HYDRO DYNAMICSM”.

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Shipment for FLL and FLL Junior Sets

Starting August 22nd, the FLL Challenge Sets „HYDRO DYNAMICSSM“ as well as the FLL Junior Inspire Sets „AQUA ADVENTURESM“ will be shipped.

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FLL Conference Calls (in German only)

August 31st, 2017, 4–5 p.m., the FLL Conference Call „Introduction FLL Robot Game“ will be offered (German only).

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FLL Open Roberta Pilot Tournament

At the FLL Regional Tournament Königswinter (DE), FLL Teams can use the coding platform Open Roberta within FLL for the first time.

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FLL Final Central Europe – Changed Date

The FLL Final Central Europe „HYDRO DYNAMICSSM“ takes place March 17th–18th, 2018 in Aachen (DE).

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FLL Open Invitational Central Europe 2018 hosted by HANDS on TECHNOLOGY e.V.

HANDS on TECHNOLOGY e.V. is delighted to announce that we will hold the world-wide FLL Open Invitational Central Europe together with National Instruments in

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„FLL in 1 Day“ – Event in Eindhoven (NL)

Our partner SteamUp will run the event „FLL in 1 day“ as part of the Maker Faire Eindhoven (NL)

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FLL Season 2017/18 Registrations

Up to now, 364 FLL Teams have registered for the current FLL Season “HYDRO DYNAMICSM” (status: June 21st, 2017).

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Partial Scholarships for FLL and FLL Junior: Promotion “Bring a Friend” and “Bring a Young Friend”

There is still capacity within the promotions “Bring a Friend” and “Bring a Young Friend” – FLL Teams bring new teams into both the FLL Program and the FLL

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FLL Open European Championship in Aarhus – Achievements of FLL Teams from Central Europe

From May 25th to 28th, 2017, the FLL Open European Championship (OEC) took place in Aarhus with a total of 120 teams from 50 countries and 5 continents.

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FLL International Open Championship in Bath

From May 25th to 28th, 2017, the FLL Open European Championship (OEC) took place in Aarhus with a total of 120 teams from 50 countries and 5 continents.

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HoT at the FLL Operational Partner Conference

HANDS on TECHNOLOGY e.V. is busy preparing the current FLL Season “HYDRO DYNAMICSSM”. In this context, we are participating

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FLL Referee Expert Team founded

Together with two long-term FLL Enthusiasts HANDS on TECHNOLOGY e.V. has founded a FLL Referee Expert Team to answer the FAQ for the FLL Robot Game.

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FLL Alumni Campaign started

On the occasion of the 15th jubilee of FLL in Central Europe, we have asked FLL Alumni to report on how FLL has influenced them and what FLL Moment they like to

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Instructions for a Minimal Core EV3

Our partner, the Nano Giants Academy e.V. – founded by former FLL Participants with many years of experience – has published a manual (German only) for building

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FLL Season 2017/18 Registrations

Since April 10th, 2017, 182 FLL Teams have registered (status: May 19th, 2017). 3 FLL Regions are almost full.

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New FLL Regions

The FLL Regions Tirol (A), Baden-Baden (D), Heidelberg (D), Lingen (D), Gorzów Wielkopolski (PL), Lublin (PL), Stalowa (PL), Miskolc (HU) are hosting a FLL

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FLL Conference Calls

As in every FLL Season, we accompany FLL Teams and FLL Coaches with conference calls to different topics.

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FLL World Festival in St. Louis – Achievements of FLL Teams from Central Europe

8 FLL Teams and 1 FLL Junior Team from Central Europe participated in the FLL World Festival in St. Louis (USA) from April 26th to 29th, 2017.

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FLL Open European Championship in Aarhus

The FLL Open European Championship will take place from May 25th to 28th, 2017 in Aarhus (DK).

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Survey on the Impact of FLL

We are always interested in getting to know how FIRST® LEGO® League is affecting the participant...

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Open Roberta – Pilot Tournament FLL Königswinter

The Fraunhofer Initiative „Roberta – Lernen mit Robotern“ (meaning: Roberta – Learning with Robots) together with the Initiative „Jeder kann programmieren“

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Girls with robots go ahead

Girls are as passionated as boys when it comes to First Lego League and robots.

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FLL Season 2017/18 ,Hydro Dynamics' started this Monday

The new FLL Season 2017/18 under the theme “Hydro Dynamics” started on Monday, April 10th 2017, with the registration.

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Review of the FLL Final in Regensburg on Youtube

Great impressions and a good memory of the FLL Final Central Europe in Regensburg are captured in a short video on our Youtube channel. To the video.

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FLL Teams participate in further tournaments

Out of the best teams of this year´s FLL CE Final 22 teams will participate in further competitions in St. Louis (USA), Sydney (AU), Aarhus (DK) as well as in B

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FLL Challenge Set to sell

There is a FLL Challenge Set including the roll-out mat for “Animal Allies” for private sale offered (1000 Euro asking price, plus shipping).

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Stories from 15 years HANDS on and FLL - Recall

FIRST® LEGO® League in Central Europe is connected to the non-profit organization HANDS on TECHNOLOGY e.V. since 2002. For our 15th birthday we are wishing for

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Volunteering at international FLL Events

This year there are several international FIRST LEGO League Competitions closing the FLL Season finally and we are allowed to qualify FLL teams from our final

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Big FLL Final Central Europe in Regensburg (D)

The FLL Teams have researched and tinkered their robots for four month. The effort was worth it! 250 students out of over 6500 challenge participants made it to

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Final spurt for ‚FLL Global Innovation Award‘ pre-application

You are a FLL team that succeeded at a regional or Semi Final with it´s research project with this year's topic "Animal Allies”? Then use your presentation

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After the FLL Season is in the middle of it

You had fun during FLL Animal Allies and are still not fed up with the topic? So you may be interested joining an FLL off-season event in the Netherlands.

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Stories from 15 years HANDS on and FLL

FIRST® LEGO® League in Central Europe is connected to the non-profit organization HANDS on TECHNOLOGY e.V. since 2002. For our 15th birthday we are wishing for

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Apply as ‘STEM friendly School’ in Germany 2017

To honour the succesful work of german schools in the STEM area the partners of the initiative "MINT Zukunft schaffen (STEM create future)" award schools

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FLL scholarship reports

We hereby announce a call to all scholarship holders ...

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FLL Alumni - Call for films

By the middle of February 2017 we are still looking forward to submitting the alumni videos ...

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Video-Box for the FLL final in Regensburg

At the FLL Final in Regensburg, there will be an 'Video-Box' section ...

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The FLL season 2016/17, Animal Allies'

After the regional tournaments of this season ... 

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Sale of materials from LEGO Mindstorms project

A Berlin agency offers the following materials from the LEGO Mindstorms project from season 2013/14 completely or in parts ...

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FIRST®LEGO® League Jr. - first impressions from Rockenhausen!

The first official exhibition of the education program FLL Junior took place in Rochenhausen ...

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The prize is hot - Global Innovation Award

For the Global Innovation Award HANDS on TECHNOLOGY e.V. has the possibility to nominate up to 3 teams...

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FLL further qualification to Semi Finals

In the past two weeks 25 teams have already qualified for the Semi Finals ...

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FLL Regional Tournaments run

Since 18.11.2016 already more than 23 tournaments took successfully place ... 

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And action: Send in FLL Alumni Video

This year FLL is going to its 15th round in Central Europe. A long time – that is why we would like to take a little balance. We are looking for former FLL

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Invitation for German team to join FLL Challenge in Lebanon

The FLL Partner from Lebanon would like to invite 7 international FLL Teams to his competition in early March 2017 including one german team. The aim is

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New Educational Program for Elementary Schools started: FIRST LEGO League Junior

For kids from 6-9 years we offer the opportunity to take part in FIRST LEGO League Jr. from summer 2016. Comparable to FLL the teams challenge is to

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Enter FLL Team data until mid October

Oct 21st 2016 is the deadline for FLL Coaches to enter their team´s data completely in the FLL FLL Coach Login. Team data of all team members

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Shipmemt of FLL challenge sets started successfully

On Aug 23rd 2016, one week ahead of the challenge reveal for „Animal Allies“, all paid FLL Challenge Sets are on their journey to teams

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Kickoff FLL „Animal Allies“ knocking on the door

On Tuesday, Aug 30th 2016 FIRST LEGO League teams start into a new challenge round. On kickoff day 4 p.m. the challenge themed „Animal Allies“ will be revealed

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FLL Web & Telephone Conference - Robot-Game „Animal Allies“

On Thursday Sept 1st 2016 between 4 and 5 p.m. we are presenting the FLL Robot Game missions (for German speaking teams)  Web & Telephone Conference

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FLL 2016/17 only limited slots available

The online registration for the robotics and resarch programm FIRST LEGO League is still available until Oct 14th

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FLL Alumni Video

Send in your answers tow our 3 questions: your personal balance participating in FLL as a short film

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New theme for FLL 2016/17: Animal Allies - Exploring relationships between people and animals

During the FIRST® LEGO® League challenge 2016 "Animal Allies" teams will look into the eyes of our "Animal Allies". What might become possible when we learn to

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More than 4.000 visitors at the FLL Final in Hungary

At the FLL Final Central Europe on March 19th and 20th 26 teams from 6 countries met to win one of the desired qualifications for the FLL World Festival in St.

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Wanted: new sponsors and partners!

Are you interested in starting an own FLL regional tournament or do you know a company which would like to support children and youngsters? Like Benjamin

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New age limit: FLL starting from 9 years

With the FLL challenge Kickoff on Aug 30th we will lower the age limit for FLL in Central Europe because the kickoff day is always the deadline for the age

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FLL Challenge Set Sale „Pay what you want“

Again we want to create space in our stock. For this reason we sell rare and almost forgotten rarities to you for a price you tell us (plus packaging and

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New teams: Campaign "Bring a friend"

In the upcoming FLL season we would like to ask already existing coaches to bring new teams into the FLL program. As a little thank you both teams will receive

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Send us your music songs for the FLL Final in Hungary

We are looking for the most played song of your regional tournament of the season 2015/16! What is the most popular song of your regional tournament? Which song

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NOW: Apply for the FLL Global Innovation Award with your research presentation

Are you a FLL team which participated in the "Trash Trek" season? If yes, you can apply for the FLL Global Innovation Award and use your research topic all over

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Current results of the FLL season 2015/16

Current results of In January, we start with 31 tournaments, including 28 regional tournaments and 3 semi finals. The best result in the category Robot Game

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Evaluation forms online

The evaluation sheets to evaluate the robot games, research assignment, robot design and teamwork are now available on our website

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Short video with rule innovations 2015/2016 on Facebook

As part of our online FLL referee training we shot a crisp four-minute short video with the most important rule innovations of the season 2015/1016. Please

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Read FAQs

Before the first contests start on November 14th, we want to point out again to read the FAQ´s! These are the FLL rules in the first place. Simply click www.fir

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Want to share experiences with an experienced US Team „The Green Mustaches“?

How do I program the robot, where can I gain the most points? - All these questions you can directly exchange with the team 11359 "The Green Mustaches" from

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FLL conference calls (German only)

All FLL coaches we have a conference call on October first 2015 from 15-16 clock to fill you in on the topic "Review FIRST LEGO League". If you are interested

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Missing FLL team data

We are still missing a lot of team data in our database. To all FLL Coaches: Please enter the data for all team members to October 18th 2015 (name, sex and date

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Transportation of FLL challenge set

On August 19th all paid FLL playing fields have been transported, just before the FLL kickoff (August 25th, 2015). Please make sure that at the given address

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FLL kickoff / Instruction video

From August 25 at 4 pm the exact tasks of the robot game and the installation instructions for the annual FLL tournament will be published. Like every year, you

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Registration FLL season 2015/16

In March, the registration for the new FLL season begun. Currently already more than 500 teams have registered. The regions are steadily filling up and some are

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FLL conference calls (German only)

For all German speaking FLL Coaches we offer a preparatory introduction to the world of FLL. On August 27th, 2015 from 3 to 4 pm the conference call

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FLL team data

Calling all FLL Coaches: Please enter all data of your team members now (names, gender, birth date) in the FLL Coach-Login until October 18th: http://www.first-

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An alle Teams der FLL Wettbewerbe 2015 -...

An alle Teams der FLL Wettbewerbe 2015 - hier könnt ihr spannende Sachen von EV3 und FLL gewinnen. Ratet was die diesjährigen Aufgaben auf dem Spielfeld Trash

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FLL Final CE Live Stream

Join us at the FLL Finals CE on Sunday 8th March. View the Live Stream only here.

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

An exciting and insightful year is coming to an end. We would like to say thank you ...

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Holiday from Dec 22nd to Jan 4th

We take a break and will return to office by Jan 5th, 2015

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Start of FLL Regional Tournaments

Upcoming weekend the first FLL regional competitions of the season 2014/2015 are starting...

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Next step in the competition: FLL Semi Finals

Teams reaching top ranks at FLL Regional Tournaments will be able to qualify for the next stage...

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FLL Global Innovation Award

We are often asked, what will happen with the outstanding presentations and innovative solutions...

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FLL Coach of the year

To look after a FLL Team is not an easy thing! Again this year...

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FLL Final in Munich

The closing of the FLL season is the large FLL Final Central Europe for which 24 teams...

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Too old for FLL, but still not fed up with robotics?

Teams that have grown out of FLL and want to go on with robotics may move over to FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC) directly...

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Enter FLL Team Data

Until 10/31/2014 all teams should have entered their data.

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Finish line for FLL Registration is near

The free slots are rare until 10/10/2014 the registration for FLL 2014/15 FLL is possible.

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FLL Questions & Answers (FAQ)

Many questions about the robot games are reaching us. The most important ones we publish on our website.

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FLL Conference Calls (in German only)

The last two conference calls are close -the next is on 10/16/2014.

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Helper Call for Volunteers

We are looking for volunteers during the competition period.

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HANDS on at Facebook

Keep updated about the happenings in our office and at tournaments.

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Video: What is FLL?

A video explaining in a few minutes what FLL is about

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FLL Coach of the Year 2013

The award "FLL Coach of the Year 2013" went this time to Slovakia - to Jana Plichtová

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FLL 2014 Registration started

Teams can register for FLL 2014 "World Class" from March 17th online.

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