Loveland FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Team 38182, Mercury’s Mechanics, competed on December 15 at the Thunderhawks FLL Regional Qualifier. They presented their project to 3D print reusable air filters for space vehicles during long-term space travel, and won first place Robot Design Award. Based on overall judging and robot performance, the team advanced to the district tournament, which will be held at Loveland Intermediate School on January 5. The competition will be hosted by Loveland’s FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) teams 10464, the Bionic Tigers, and 5040, Nuts & Bolts.
In November and December, two additional Loveland FLL teams competed in regional qualifying tournaments in the Cincinnati area. Team 4075, the Cosmic Squids, competed at the Ross Rambotics FLL Regional Qualifier on November 17 and had a great day on the competition field. Their robot had the highest score of the day, and the team won the Robot Performance Award. Team 38929, Loveland Engineering Girls of Science (LEGOS) - a fourth-grade Girl Scout team - competed at the Beak Squad FLL Regional Qualifier on December 2. The team’s robot performance and project to 3D print Girl Scout cookies for astronauts during space travel inspired the judges to award them the “Sweet Anticipation” Judges Award.
Photo caption (top image): Loveland’s FLL Team 38182, Mercury’s Mechanics, won first place Robot Award and advanced to the district competition at the Thunderhaws FLL Regional Qualifier.
Photo caption 2: The Cosmic Squids won the Robot Performance Award at the Ross Rambotics FLL Regional Qualifier.
Photo caption 3: Loveland Engineering Girls of Science (LEGO) won the Sweet Anticipation Judges Award at the Beak Squad FLL Regional Qualifier for their project to 3D print Girl Scout cookies for astronauts during space travel.
Article posted on December 18, 2018.