Pictures of EV3 unit and the Creekside Middle School robot

cougarbot_v2_image_tFIRST LEGO League
Challenge & Season Info

Get ready. Get set. Roar! Or you could bark, quack, or squeak, because the 2016 ANIMAL ALLIES season is all about our furry, feathered, and finned friends.

  • Club – Wed after-school
  • Competition teams – Wed after-school + Sat 10am – 2pm


  • Challenge guide (28 page .pdf)
  • Overview (2 page .pdf)
  • Robot Game
    • Shark Shipment, Service Dog Action, Animal Conservation, Feeding, Bio mimicry, Milking Automation, Panda release, Camera Recovery, Training & Research, Beekeeping, Prosthesis, Seal in Base, Seal in Milk, Milk on Ramp, All Samples
  • Project
    • Identify a Problem
    • Design a Solution
    • Share with Others
    • Project Presentation
  • Core values

FIRST LEGO League Championship events
Houston, TX – April 19-22, 2017
St. Louis, MO – April 26-29, 2017


  • FIRST LEGO League – Tomorrow’s innovators practice imaginative thinking and teamwork. Guided by two or more adult Coaches, FIRST LEGO League* teams (up to 10 members, grades 4-8**) research a real-world problem such as food safety, recycling, energy, etc., and are challenged to develop a solution. They also must design, build, program a robot using LEGO MINDSTORMS®, then compete on a table-top playing field.
  • US FIRST – Founded in 1989 and based in Manchester, NH, FIRST is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity designed to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology, and to motivate them to pursue education and career opportunities in STEM fields.