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Sponsoring teams for First Lego League (FLL) & Junior First Lego League (JFLL)  
-  Forest Hills, Queens, NY

FTC Qualifying Tournament @Francis Lewis High School
Congratulations to Mighty Mechanics #8721 for Qualifying for the NYC FTC Championship. Team #8721 Mighty Mechanics won triple awards including Control Award, Winning Alliance, and 1st Place Inspire Award!

FLL Queens Qualifying Tournament
Come join us for a day of Robot fun. Six of our FLL teams will be competing to get a seat for the NYC FIRST FLL Championship! Come cheer for the Forest Hills Robotics League teams!

    Jan 20, 2018 (8:00am - 4:00pm)
    MS 216 George Ryan Middle School
    64-20 175th St, Fresh Meadows, NY 11365

Registration - online
In case you missed our awesome Open House, you can still Register online
Hurry, there are only a few spots open!

FIRST Season schedule & start dates
FIRST Season kick off
Here are the dates of challenge release and kick off for each league:
  • August 1, 2017 - JFLL Challenge Release (Aqua Adventure)
  • August 29, 2017 - FLL Kick off (Hydro Dynamics)
  • September 9, 2017 - FTC Kick off (Relic Recovery)
Coach Training dates
FLL coaches  (9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
    •   9/9  - General Overview/Tournament info/Research
    •   9/16 - Hands- on Robotics EV3 training
JFLL coaches - 9/16
    • Level III coaches - 9:00 - 12:30
    • Level II coaches  - 12:00 - 2:00
    • Level I coaches   - 12:00 - 2:00

June 10, 2017
Come check out Forest Hills Robotics League's Open House and Registration
event! Sign up for next year's Robotics team.

June 10, 2017 (9:30 - 12:30)
PS144 - Cafeteria - 93-02 69th Ave, Forest Hills, Forest Hills, NY 11375

09:30 - 10:30 Jr. First Lego League (age 6-9)
10:30 - 11:30  First Lego League (age 9-14)
11:30 - 12:30  First Tech Challenge - Team interviews (#8721 & #8365)
                     (Grade 8-12)

June 10, 2017
Year End Award Ceremony
June 10, 2017 (1:00 - 4:00)
(for FLL/FTC members only)
PS144 - Cafeteria - 
93-02 69th Ave, Forest Hills, Forest Hills, NY 11375

September 9, 2017
New FTC challenge - Relic Recovery

FTC Relics Recovery

August 29, 2017
FLL challenge release - Hydro Dynamics

Hydro Dynamics Teaser

August 1, 2017
JFLL Challenge release - Aqua Adventure

JFLL Aqua Adventure

Feb 26, 2017
Come cheer for our amazing FTC teams at the NYC Championship
Mighty Mechanics #8721 and GearMasters #8365 

NYC FTC Championships, 
Sunday, February 26th, 2017, 8am-5pm

Townsend Harris H.S.

149-11 Melbourne Avenue
Flushing, NY 11367

March 5, 2017
Our FLL Jr. team, Venomous BumbleBot, will be exhibiting their little Bumblebots at the Google NYC headquarter on Sunday 3/5

Feb 23, 2017
Kudos to our FLL team HyperScales for raising awareness to Pangolini, an endangered animal that the team has been researching about. Their effort of creating a comic book to spread the word about the animal has been featured in Queens Ledger and Forest Hills times.

The team even connected with BoroughCon, a new pop-culture convention in Queens, to discuss promoting a comic book competiton for kids.

Feb 4, 2017
Congratulations to all our FLL teams for a successful competition at the FLL George Ryan Queens Qualifier. Three of our FLL teams won an award and was qualified for the semi-final.
  • Animal Techno - 1st place Robot Design
  • the Hive - Judge's Award
  • Hyper Scales - 1st place Research Project

Dec 17, 2016

FLL Jr. teams celebrated the end of their season with a fun and exciting 

FLL Junior Exposition, with lots of bumble bees, birds, black bears, wolfpacks,

and even spiders, the expo was filled with exciting moving animals and machines!



Dec 10/11, 2016
Congratulations to both of our FTC teams for qualifying at the John Dewey high school for the NYC FTC Championship.

FTC #8365 Gear Masters : 
They won the Control Award and 3rd place Inspire

FTC #8721 Mighty Mechanics: 
They won the Think Award and 2nd place Inspire Award, and Captain of the Finalist Alliance award.
Dec 17, 2016

Join us in our celebration for our Jr. FLL teams, and check out the amazing Lego Robotics and Models they have been working on this season!

Dec 17, 2016 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at PS144 

93-02 69th Ave, Forest Hills, Forest Hills, NY 11375

Dec 10 & 11, 2016

Our FTC teams are competing for their first qualifying tournaments:
  • Dec 10 - FTC team #8365 will be competing at John Dewey
  • Dec 11 - FTC team #8721 will be competing at John Dewey

  • John Dewey High School

    50 Avenue X

    Brooklyn, NY 11223

    September 24, 2016

    Welcome to all Forest Hills Robotics teams! 

    All team meetings starts on Saturday 9/24 at PS144. 

    Please visit the Schedule page for your team's meeting time.

    PS144 - Cafeteria 

    93-02 69th Ave, 

    Forest Hills, New York, NY 11375 

    September 10, 2016

    The FIRST Tech Challenge 2016-2017 Velocity Vortex challenge is out.

    Aug 30, 2016




    May 14, 2016

    It's Robot Registration time!

    Our 2016-2017 season Registration/Open House event will be held on

    • Saturday May 14, 2016 
    • 9:30 am - 12:30 pm 
    • PS144 Queens - 93-02 69th Ave, Forest Hills, NY 11375
    9:30 - 10:30   JFLL presentation (For kids age 6-9)
    10:30 - 11:30 FLL presentation (For kids age 9-14)
    11:30 - 12:30 FTC presentation/try-out (For kids age 14 - 18)

    For more details, visit our registration page!

    Feb 15, 2016
    Our FTC team #8721 participated in the Kids Week Robotics demonstration at the Intrepid Museum

    About FHRL

    Forest Hills Robotics League(FHRL) is a non-profit volunteer based organization, our mission is to promote education in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathmatics (S.T.E.M) for children in our community through the participation in the FIRST Robotics program. (http://www.firstlegoleague.org) 

    We sponsor FLL Jr. (age 6-9), FLL (age 9-14) and FTC (age 14-18) teams, providing coaching and training for the teams on weekend (Saturday). This is an active parent participation program, if you enjoy spending time with your children doing something that is fun and educational, then this is the program for you and your child!


    Each year's Challenge is released in late August or early September
    For the 2016-2017 season, we are sponsoring 
    • 7 FLL Jr. teams (age 6-9, exposition teams)
    • 6 FLL teams (age 9-14, competition teams)
    • FTC teams (age 14-18, competition teams)
    We look forward to a fun and exciting season of Robot building and researching of the season Challenge topics!

    Typically, our Open house & Registration will be start in May/June. Waiting list will run between July and August. We typically do not accept member during the season (between Sept - May) unless there is an opening.

    The registration is now closed for the season. The next registration will be on June 10th, 2017.

    If you want to receive email regarding all our events, sign up for our eNewsletterFor more info, contact us at info@ForestHillsLego.com

    Volunteer as a Coach
    As a volunteer program, all our coaches are volunteer based. Typically, the coaches are adults who are interested in being more actively involved in the program. Coaches do not need to have previous experience. We will provide training and guidance to help you coach and manage your team. Remember, without coaches, we won't be able to have any teams. If you are interested in coaching, please sign up here.

    Note: People accepted as coaches, can secure a seat for their kids on the team that they are coaching.