Archive for the ‘FLL’ Category

NJ FLL State Championship

[ December 8, 2012; ] Location: Mt. Olive High School, Flanders, NJ

Landroids will be part of  the FLL referees

NJ FLL Metuchen Practice Event

[ November 11, 2012; 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Landroids as FIRST LEGO League Referees

St. Joseph Regional High School
145 Plainfield Road
Metuchen, NJ 08840
11: AM – 4:00 PM

Liberty Science Center Eweek Robotics Exhibition

[ February 18, 2013; ] 6th annual Liberty Science Center Engineer Week FIRST Robotics Exhibition
Time: 9 AM to 4 PM
Event is free with regular Liberty Science Center admission
Hosted by: Landroids FTC 4220

Attending NJ Teams:

Morning (9 AM – 12:30 PM)
Robo Warriors #2631: #1 NJ FLL State Project Innovative Solution
Robo Runner #6159: #1 NJ FLL State Robot Strategy [...]

NJ FLL Qualifier – Liberty Science Center

[ December 1, 2012; ] NJ FIRST LEGO League “Senior Solutions” Qualifier (12 teams)

Hosted by: Landroids FTC 4220

FLL to FTC Workshop

[ July 28, 2012; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] A workshop designed especially for the FLL graduates who want to know how to transition to FTC or start a FTC team.

Landroids will be hosting this very special workshop, as our team was a former FLL team for 3 years and now a FTC team. Come join us with your list of questions and get [...]

Liberty Science Center Eweek Robotics Exhibition, 2012

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Landroids FTC team#4220 hosted our 5th annual Liberty Science Center (LSC) robotics exhibition during Engineers Week on President’s Day, where the top 2011-12 award winning NJ FRC, FTC, FLL and Jr. FLL teams are invited. Over 100 FIRST volunteers participated in this exhibition.
The attending teams were:
FTC 4420 Landroids, Livingston Robotics Club (Host, NJ FTC State Inspire Award [...]

Robots at Liberty Science Center

For more than 4 years, Landroids has been bringing FIRST teams to Liberty Science Center during the annual Engineers Week Exhibition on President’s Day.  With close to a year of planning and discussions, the science center was finally an official qualifier venue for NJ FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Tech Challenge.  Landroids initiated this partnership [...]

Liberty Science Center Eweek Robotics Exhibition, 2012

[ February 20, 2012; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Landroids FTC team#4220 will once again host the 5th annual Liberty Science Center (LSC) robotics exhibition during Engineers Week on President’s Day, where the top 2011-12 award winning NJ FRC, FTC, FLL and Jr. FLL teams are invited.

Attending team list:

All Day (9 AM to 3 PM)

FTC 4420 Landroids, Livingston Robotics Club (Host, NJ FTC [...]

Nourishing Our Roots

Four years ago this month in 2007, team Landroids received our first of the two NJ State FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Champion’s Award as a FLL rookie.  In midst of surprise and shock, the words that described a Champion’s Award recipient as the “total embodiment of FIRST” was forever etched in our minds. Ever since [...]

NJ FIRST LEGO League State Championship, 12/10/11

[ December 10, 2011; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Location: Mt. Olive High School, Flander, NJ

Landroids volunteering as referees and floor robot judges at NJ State FIRST LEGO League Championship Tournament.

Liberty Science Center FLL Qualifier, 12/3/11


[ December 3, 2011; 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] FTC team Landroids #4220 is hosting the pilot NJ FIRST LEGO League “Food Factor” qualifier at Liberty Science Center on Saturday December 3, 2011!

Our sister FLL team Landrias #4282 will also be on hand as the ambassador of FLL in this event.

The 12 participating New Jersey FIRST LEGO League teams are:

977    The Inators (Teaneck)
1884    RoboCougars (Chatham)
4144    [...]

NJ FLL Metuchen Practice Event, 11/13/11

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[ November 13, 2011; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Location: St. Joseph High School, 145 Plainfield Ave., Metuchen, NJ

Landroids as the volunteer referees at this “Food Factor” robot performance practice event for 28 FLL teams.

NJ FIRST LEGO League Team Directory 2011-12 (updated 10/3/11)


The 4th annual unofficial NJ FLL Team Directory 2011-12 is now available. A total of 163 New Jersey FIRST LEGO League teams had signed up to compete in the “Food Factor” season as of 9/30/11.
Anyone who wishes to find a team, networking, recruiting or mentoring, can now utilize the official FIRST TeamUp weblink.
If you need further assistance, please contact

NJ FLL “Body Forward” State Championship Video

A Livingston Robotics Club documentary of the 2010 New Jersey FIRST LEGO League State Championship and Jr FLL Expo held on December 28, 2010 at Mt. Olive High School, New Jersey.

NJ FIRST LEGO League Team Directory 2010-11


The 3rd annual unofficial NJ FLL Team Directory 2010-11 is now here. A total of 168 New Jersey teams had signed up to compete in the “Body Forward” season.
This year, the contact information is not included in the directory. Any team who wants to provide contact and website information on the directory for networking, recruiting [...]

Landroids Won Grand Prize Moonbots Challenge!


After four months of Moonbots competition, on September 1, 2010, the X PRIZE Foundation and the LEGO Group announced team Landroids as the Moonbots grand prize winner, and will be invited to Denmark to visit the LEGO headquarter plus receiving $1,300 for the FTC registration kit!
See here for the 2010 Moonbots winner and award list. [...]

Moonbots Live Webcast, 8/24/10


Landroids Moonbots robot mission live webcast on August 24, 2010 at 3 PM ET.
A three-minute long, one program, fully autonomous robot mission run, transmitted via Skype to the MoonBots judges at a pre-designated time. Each robot also needs to equip with an on-board camera with time stamp to record the actual run, then upload the footage [...]

Landroids MoonBots Documentary Submission, 8/22/10


A four months long Moonbots Challenge season condensed down to a 5-minute video.  This is part of the MoonBots final challenge: a Documentary Video, Live Robot Mission Webcast and the Website Blog.

For more information about the Landroids’ Moonbots design and competition, see the Lunar Landroids website.

Moonbots Count Down

All those long summer days and nights are counting down to the last 24 hours of the Moonbots competition deadline on August 22, 2010, midnight. Actually, it has been more like long nights and short summer, with all work and little play.  Landroids is wrapping up our files and programming, with only 3 men left [...]

Landroids’ 3rd year Anniversary

Landroids is celebrating our 3rd-year team anniversary on August 1!  See our team video.

Exactly 3 years ago on this day, invitation letters from our head coach were sent to a group of 6th grade neighborhood students, who came together to form the FIRST LEGO League team Landroids and Livingston Robotics Club (LRC).
In three years, it [...]

Get Ready for Body Forward

It is here! Some of the FLL teams have received the “Body Forward” field kit already. If you have not register a team yet, best to hurry up. Have fun and good luck!

FLL Kickoff

[ September 3, 2010; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] FIRST LEGO League season kickoff is September 3, 2010.

Landroids won eCYBERMISSION 1st Place National Award!

Landroids at eCYBERMISSION NJEE 2010 Award Ceremony

Landroids is the 2010 eCYBERMISSION National Judging Educational Event (NJEE) 1st place 8th grade National Winner!
This US Army sponsored free web-base science competition has awarded the Landroids $32,000 of EE bond on June 25, 2010.
See our Facebook postings for  more event photos and videos and US Army’s press release.

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Livingston Robotics Expo Photos & News, 5/29/10


Thank you, all you participants, volunteers and exhibitors who made the Livingston Jr. FLL Expo and Bike Rodeo a success on May 29, 2010!  Photos from the event are posted on Landroids Facebook.  Be our fan and keep up with the latest news and photos!  For Jr. FLL Expo award results, click here, also see [...]

Volunteering at 2010 FLL World Festival

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What can be more rewarding than competing at the World Festival? Volunteering of course! (Also see team member’s reflection on this experience).
After attending so many regional, State, national and international tournaments, team Landroids decided to contribute back to the FIRST Community as volunteers at the 2010 FIRST LEGO League World Festival, which was held at [...]

Monty Madness 5/15/10


[ May 15, 2010; ] Host by Montgomery Township High School, the 5th annual Monty Madness event is a post season scrimmage for the NJ FIRST teams.
When: Saturday, May 15, 2010
Where: Montgomery Township High School , 1016 Route 601, Skillman, NJ 08558-1799
NJ FRC & FTC post season scrimmage 8AM – 5 PM (Lancers)
NJ FLL Exhibition 11 AM – 3 PM (Landroids, [...]

Livingston Jr. FLL Expo

[ May 29, 2010; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Livingston Robotics Club is hosting a Jr. FLL Expo as part of the Livingston Youth Appreciation Week celebration.
Location: Town Oval, 357 South Livingston Ave., NJ 07039
Date: Saturday, May 29, 2010
Time: 10 AM to 3 PM
For more information, click here.

FLL Core Value Team Nomination

Landroids was nominated as a FIRST LEGO League Core Value team. Although not attending the 2010 World Festival, our team was recognized as demonstrated FLL Core Values throughout the season and was nominated to attend.  However, Landroids coaches and team member will be at the the World Festival as FLL volunteers and FTC team mentors. Look [...]

Visit the NJ FRC Regional Tournament, 3/7/10

For pictures from the New Jersey FIRST Robotics Competition 3/7/10, visit Landroids’ Facebook for our photo collections and team updates.

Liberty Science Center Eweek Robotics Exhibition 2010


The 3rd annual Liberty Science Center Engineers Week Robotics Exhibition host by the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) team Landroids #109 will be held on President’s Day, Monday, February 15, 2010, 10 AM – 3 PM.
See Team Landroids Facebook and website for event photos.
This event showcases the top NJ teams from the 2009/10 season. [...]