KCSMW STEAM Day - Lego Robotics Competition
Open to Elementary, Middle, and High School students in the DMV.
*Note: Practice session will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Please sign up at check-in for your practice session slot.
ROBOT Game :
- There will be three 2.5 minute Robotic game matches.
- The best score out of the 3 Official Matches will be the one to count.
- we will be following same missions and scoring as in FLL competitions : See below for more details:
- In each round…
– When the team arrives at the table, the referee will signal them to set up for the equipment inspection (M00). The robot and all equipment needs to be on the robot game table. There will be no additional room to store items (tables, carts, etc)
– After the inspection, the team will divide themselves and all their equipment between the right and left launch areas. Please refer to the “What’s New for the Superpowered Season” section above for more on dual launch.
– The team will have 2.5 minutes to complete as many missions as they can. At the end of the 2.5 minutes, the referee and the teams will go through the missions together for scoring. One member of the team will sign off on the scoresheet and the scoresheet is final at that point.
- One 30 minute judging session for teams to share their Robot Design and Team Values journey for this competition.
Robot Design judging :
Teams will have 5 minutes to talk about their robot and then there will be a 5 minute Q&A. Many teams do prepare a presentation or have talking points for the first 5 minutes of this portion, but it isn’t mandatory. If you wish, you may bring your trifold poster board to present your robotic design.
Team Values Judging:
Team Values judges will be looking for Team Values throughout the whole presentation (think about all the Core Values skills needed to put together the project and robot game)and Robot run.
- A team shall consist of a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 10 children.
- All work presented must be the work of the children on the team.
- All team members are required to participate in the judging session.
- All team members must be present as a team.
- Team members are not allowed to be part of more than one team.
- Each team will be assigned a number and a corresponding table to set-up the project during check-in.
- Projects not setup by 4:00 PM will be disqualified.
- It's the team's responsibility to clean up all project materials at the end of the event.
- Participants currently enrolled in Elementary, Middle, and High School are eligible to participate; your participation is completely voluntary.
- A team can consist of participants in any category (Elementary, Middle, or High School)
- During judging and public viewing, please be patient and stay with your project.
- Participants must be present during the entire judging process to be eligible for awards.
- Participants are expected to maintain the highest standard of honesty and integrity.
- The decision of the judges is final.
- Safety rules - All hazardous substances or devices, flames or flammable materials are not permitted.
- April 29, 2023
2:30 pm - 6:30 pm