LEGO League Championship

Event Details


Date: January 28, 2017

Times: Registration begins at 7 a.m. | Opening Ceremony kicks off at 8 a.m.

Location: Main event: Elmen Center | Break-out sessions: Humanities Center

Ticket Info: Free and open to the public.


Augustana will host the eighth annual South Dakota FIRST LEGO League Championship from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, in the Elmen Center.

Judged sessions will take place in the Humanities Center from 8:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Teams from across South Dakota will compete at the event, a competition where middle school students (ages 9-14) design, build and program an autonomous robot to accomplish prescribed missions on a 4' x 8' playing field. Teams will also give presentations on research projects illustrating how they’ve tackled a problem and proposed a novel solution.