Los Angeles Region FIRST® LEGO® League (LAR FLL)
Accomplished inventor Dean Kamen founded FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) in 1989 to inspire an appreciation of science and technology in young people. Based in Manchester, N.H., FIRST designs accessible, innovative programs to build self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills while motivating young people to pursue opportunities in science, technology, and engineering. With support from three out of every five Fortune 500 companies and nearly $16 million in college scholarships, the not-for-profitorganization hosts the FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®FIRST® Tech Challenge (FTC®) for Grades 7-12; FIRST®LEGO®League (FLL®) for Grades 4-8; and JuniorFIRST® LEGO® League (Jr.FLL®) for Grades K-3. Gracious Professionalism® is a way of doing things that encourages high-quality work, emphasizes the value of others, and respects individuals and the community.
FIRST®, the FIRST® logo, FIRST® Robotics Competition, FRC®, FIRST® Tech Challenge, FTC®, and Gracious Professionalism® are registered trademarks of the United States Foundation for Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST®).
FIRST® LEGO® League, FLL®, Junior FIRST® LEGO® League, and Jr.FLL® are joint trademarks of FIRST and The LEGO Group.
The LEGO Group, a privately-held, family-owned company based in Billund, Denmark, is one of the world's leading manufacturers of high quality, creatively educational play materials for children. The company is committed to the development of children's creative and imaginative abilities, and its employees are guided by the motto adopted in the 1930s by founder Ole Kirk Christiansen: "Only the best is good enough."
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LEGO®, the LEGO® logo, MINDSTORMS®, the MINDSTORMS® NXT logo, the Minifigure, and the Brick and Knob configurations are trademarks of The LEGO Group which is not overseeing, involved with, or responsible for this activity, product, or service
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