Post by Cherie Anderson, Educational Technology Specialist and Team Leader. Photography and video by Tom Sparks, School Technology Specialist at Morningside Elementary and Spring Lane Elementary.
On January 26, 2019, Granite School District held a regional qualifying event for FIRST LEGO League teams. Check out the photos and videos in this post for highlights from the event. Congratulations to all the Granite School District FIRST LEGO League teams who participated in the regional and state tournaments!
Trophys and Advancements
At the Granite regional tournament the following teams won trophies:
Robot Design Trophy
Core Values Trophy
Champion’s Award Trophy
A Granite team also won a trophy at the SLCC regional tournament:
Core Values Trophy (SLCC Tourney)
- Outer Core (Jefferson Jr. High)
State Tournament Participants
Competing at the State Tournament at Weber State University on February 2, 2019 were:
- Arcadia Elementary Hyperbuilders
- Arcadia Elementary LEGO Astronauts
- Farnsworth Elementary StarPaws
- Jefferson Jr. High Outer Core
- Lake Ridge Elementary Roots in Space
- Moss Elementary Kids in Black
- Moss Elementary Space Jams
- Calvin Smith Elementary Astrohawks
- Wasatch Jr. High
- West Lake STEM Jr. High Martian Mustangs
- Whittier Elementary Fantasy Phoenix
- Wilson Elementary Wilsonnauts
Mr. Ross Pope was awarded the Coaches Award at the Weber State Tournament.
The Granite Ed. Tech. department salutes the 400 students and 50 coaches who make the FIRST LEGO League program shine, as well as the numerous volunteers who help make these events happen. You are all amazing!
Video and Photo Highlights
About Photos and Video
Thomas Sparks, Educational Technology’s school technology specialist at Morningside Elementary and Spring Lane Elementary, moonlights as a professional photographer and volunteered his skills and services at the Granite FLL event. We feature a selection of his photos and videos from the event. (School staff and students can access the full set of photos and videos from the event; please contact a member of the Educational Technology department for instructions.)
Granite Teams at State Competition
A few snapshots of Granite teams at the state competition were shared on Twitter, and we collected them into a Twitter Moment.
Granite Teams at FIRST LEGO League State Competition, 2/2/2019
What Is FIRST LEGO League?
You can find more general information about the FIRST LEGO League program by visiting https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/fll and by watching the video below. For information on the FIRST LEGO League program in Granite School District, contact Cherie Anderson, District Educational Technology Specialist.