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2013 Quad City FIRST LEGO League Team Kickoff


Quad City area FIRST LEGO League (FLL) teams from Iowa & Illinois including students, coaches and mentors are invited to attend the first ever QC FLL Kickoff free of charge on Saturday, September 7, 2013 at the Putnam Museum in Davenport.   The kickoff will be a fun way to meet other teams, learn and share FLL information including opportunities to talk with natural disaster experts, FLL judges and referees. In addition, several returning teams from last year who won awards at local Regionals, State Championships and the FIRST World Championship plan to attend.

Link to Event Flyer

To help ensure we have adequate space and materials, please take a few minutes to pre-register your teams by Noon on Friday, September 6 (can combine multiple teams into one form) via the link below

Link for FLL Teams to Pre-Register

Davenport "World Changers" FLL Team that Received 1st Place for Teamwork at 2013 FIRST "World" Championship

Riverdale Rocks Robots FLL Team from Pleasant Valley Schools

2012 Quad Cities FLL Regional Tournament with 34 FLL & 11 Jr FLL Teams at Putnam Museum

Bettendorf Schools Robodogs FLL Team with Iowa Lt. Gov Kim Reynolds - 1st Place for Project at State of Iowa Championship

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 7, 2013

Event Location:
Putnam Museum
1717 W. 12th Street
Davenport, Iowa

High Level Schedule:

8:00 AM   Check-in desk opens (if attending formal program, suggest arriving by 8:20 AM)
8:30 AM   Formal presentation in theater including keynote by natural disaster expert
9:30 AM Teams are free to choose from the following: robot game field, natural disaster themed games & hands-on activities, natural disaster experts, FIRST Robotics Competition Robot demo, coaches information meeting & mentors information meeting
10:00 AM 30 minute breakout sessions on: core values, project, and robot design. The offerings from 9:30 AM will also continue to be available during this period.
11:30 AM Conclusion of event

Displays Are Scheduled to be Available From:



Davenport Fire Department, Haz Mat and EMS Yes
Davenport Police Department Yes
Davenport Public Works Yes
John Deere Inspire Yes
National Weather Service Yes
Quad City Engineering & Science Council Yes
Southeast Iowa STEM Yes
Project Lead the Way Pending
QC Elite Team #648 FIRST Robotics Competition Team Pending
Red Cross Pending
Scott County Emergency Management Agency Pending
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pending
WQAD Meteorologist Pending

While we encourage teams to attend the entire session, you can attend whatever portion you are available. The Formal presentation is highly recommended for all teams.

If you have further questions, send your question to

2013 QC FLL Kickoff Planning Team:

Special thanks for Booz Allen Hamilton for their Gracious Professionalism with sharing key information from the FLL Kickoff they have sponsored on the East Coast!

Key FLL Links

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Last updated July 13, 2014 11:32 AM