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FIRST LEGO League in Trinidad and Tobago

For the 2016-2017 season, Animal Allies, the Trinidad and Tobago operational partner NIHERST will be responsible for the coordination of one national championship.

Participants enter in teams of 4-10 and must be between 9-16 years and citizens or residents of Trinidad and Tobago. At least one adult mentor (teacher or parent) will work with each team.

June 2016 Soft (social media) Launch
June - September 2016 Marketing campaign and information sharing
September 2016 Registration for participants
21st October 2016 Deadline for registration
22nd October 2016 Coach and mentor training
November 2016 Formal Launch
November – December 2016 Training workshop and Preliminary Event
January – February 2017 FIRST LEGO League T&T Championship preparation
March 2017 FIRST LEGO League T&T Championship
April 2017 FIRST LEGO League World Festival (Houston, Texas)
Registration can be done here
For more information or to register contact:
Innovation Dept. c/o
Ginelle Cox: 663-6130 Ext 0 | 77 Eastern Main Rd. St Augustine
Geni Peters-Ford: 622-7505 Ext 1010 | 8 Serpentine Rd., St. Clair
Althea Gonzales: 642-6112/9371 | NIHERST/NGC National Science Centre

Media Releases

Trinidad and Tobago pioneers with FIRST® LEGO® League

FLL Lauch Material

FLL Launch Opening Remarks
FLL Launch Greetings by Shell Trinidad Ltd
FLL Launch Closing Remarks


EV3 introductory Program
NIHERST Preliminaries Hints
NIHERST Preliminaries Judging Checklist Form
NIHERST Preliminary Rules
NIHERST Preliminary Research Project
Preliminaries in Preparation for FLL TT
FLL Preliminaries Bin
FLL Preliminaries See Saw
Lego Building Instructions FLL Car
FLL PReliminaries Mission Build Notes Updated

Team registration fee including provision of LEGO MINDSTORMS: TTD 5,128.80
Team registration fee without the provision of LEGO MINDSTORMS: TTD 1,500.00

Other Partners

Shell Trinidad Ltd. (Social Investment Partner)

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Shell has been in Trinidad and Tobago for over 100 years and continues to play a major role in the development of its oil and gas industry.

Shell holds equity in the four trains at Atlantic LNG, the sixth largest LNG exporter in the world and is present in offshore and onshore blocks (both operated and non-operated).

The Shell / BG combination strengthens Shell’s position in Trinidad and Tobago in the upstream, as the second highest producer and affords Shell the opportunity to deliver an integrated gas operation to supply the domestic market and Atlantic LNG for export.

Shell is committed to key corporate social responsibility pillars, STEM education, youth development through education and developmental activities in our fence-line communities. By investing in STEM education, Shell strives to deliver enduring and wider socio-economic benefits, contribute to government priorities for employment and economic development; and develop the long-term skills needed for the energy industry.

Shell Trinidad Ltd is proud to sponsor the 2016 cycle of the LEGO league.

Sacoda Serv

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Sacoda Serv implements STEM projects for Shell Trinidad Ltd. Sacoda Serv provides a comprehensive range of qualitative and quantitative market research services. They tailor each and every project to suit the specific needs of clients, offering services from traditional one-to-one and central location interviewing, to new online research methodologies.

National Science Centre