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FIRST LEGO League is a robotics competition developed for upper elementary and middle school age students.
During the 2012-2013 season, there were 154 FIRST LEGO League teams across the state of Alaska, from small villages to our urban centers.
For the past four months, over 1,000 students across Alaska have been building robots – LEGO robots. Fifty-three of those teams will convene at South High School on Saturday, January 21 for the Alaska Invitational Championship for the FIRST LEGO League. Spectators are encouraged to come and cheer on the teams and their robots.
More competitions will take place across the state in the coming months.