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2011-2012

March 18, 2012

Congratulations to team "Food Fighters" for winning 3rd place in Robot Performance at the NYC FIRST Lego League Championship.
   







March 18, 2012

FIRST FLL NYC Championship at Jacob Javits Center. This event is FREE and open to the public! Bring your friends and family to watch the exciting final championship for the FIRST LEGO League as well as the FIRST Robotics Competitions all under one roof. 
Forest Hills Robotics League will be sending our three teams, Planetary Forces, Food Fighters and Team GRIP, to compete for the Championship title! Go Forest Hills Robotics League!


JFLL going to Javits!

The Forest Hills Robotics League JFLL teams had a fabulous time participating in the NYC JFLL Expo at the NYU Poly Campus. Team Lego Monsters won the "TEAM SPIRIT" award and showcased their chocolate factory with motion sensor triggered chocolate making machines. Team Club Builders won the "FOOD PREPARATION STARS" award. They shared their cupcake making process and brought their wonderful gear driven cupcake machines. Both teams will be going to the Javits FIRST celebration to showcase their wonderful projects! Don't miss the opportunity to see what our little engineers have designed and built! Come check us out at the Javits center on 3/18!


Queens Champion!

Congratulations to the Forest Hills Robotics League for having three teams qualified at the FIRST Queens Robotics Tournament. Winning First and Second place in Robot Performance, a Judge's Award as well as First Place Champions Award! Our teams beat 30 other teams from around queens, and brought the Champion's Award to Forest Hills!

  • Planetary Forces - 1st place in Robot Performance
  • Food Fighters - 2nd place in Robot Performance 1st place Champion's Award
  • Team GRIP - Judge's Award

Team sheets

Check out the team sheets of our five teams: Planetary Forces, Food Fighters, Robo Squad, Mindstorm Mechanics and

Girls Robotics Inspirational Partnership (GRIP)




February 11, 2012

Right:Team

LEGO Monsters.

Left: Team

Club Builders


Our junior teams will be participating at the NYC Junior FIRST Lego League Exposition at NYU-Poly (6 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn, NY) on Feb 11, 2012 from 10:00 - 1:00 pm. Come cheer for the Forest Hills JFLL teams!

January 28, 2012

All five of our FLL teams will be competing in the FLL Queens tournament at JHS 216:
     George J Ryan MS 216 
     64-20 175th street 
     Fresh Meadows NY 11365 

    9:00 - 3:30 pm
The Tournament is free and open to the public, please come and join us for a day of Robotics competition and celebration! Be sure to cheer for the Forest Hills teams!

January 24, 2012

The FHRL FLL teams will be sharing their Research Project Presentation about "Food Safety" with the Forest Hills Community and the Forest Hills Boy Scout teams. This event will be held on Jan 24th evening in the basement of Our Lady of Mercy (70-25 Kessel Street Forest Hills, NY 11375, entrance on Juno street) from 7:00 - 8:30 pm,


January 7, 2012

Forest Hills Robotics League will be having a Practice tournaments and Holiday Party for all of our FIRST Lego League teams. The event will be held in the basement of Our Lady of Mercy (70-25 Kessel Street Forest Hills, NY 11375, entrance on Juno street) from 12:00 - 3:00pm, followed by our Holiday Party from 3:00 - 5:00pm. The practice tournament will include the Robot Game as well as FLL Core Value judging. Each team will have four trials to run their Robot missions with each trial having two team members running the robot for two and a half minutes.

December 3, 2011



Our Junior FLL teams began their first meeting this weekend. With twelve kids ranging in age between 6 and 9 years old, parents and coaches worked together to explore Lego construction and WeDo robotics sets to create fun and exciting things!


October 10, 2011

Cooking Safe @ Young Chef Academy
Our FLL teams are actively learning all about food safety while working on their Robot for this year's FIRST Lego League's Food Factor Challenge.
Some teams spent their Columbus day by attending a hands on Food Safety lecture and making a delicious and safe dish at the Young Chef Academy, Forest Hills.






September 24, 2011

NYC FIRST Kickoff was held at the NYU-Poly's Brooklyn Campus. Hundreds of FIRST participants from all five boroughs of New York City attended the general sessions and the various rookie workshops. An overview of the season regarding FLL and JFLL was presented in the Pfizer Auditorium. This year, additional emphasis is placed on Team Work. Scheduled Team work judging sessions will be added to all the tournaments. Teams will be interviewed about the Core Values, and be asked to do a 5-10 min activity together, while the judges observe the team member's interaction with each other.

September 18, 2011

The Forest Hills Robotics League will be showcasing our LEGO robots at the Maker Faire New York on Sunday 9/18/2011, check out the FIRST booth - New York Hall of Science.




September 2, 2011




2011 Food Factor Challenge is finally unveiled on September 2. The challenge contains 3 parts: FLL Core Value, the Robot Game and the Research Project.

************ 2011-2012 Food Factor Season Begins ************
The Challenge this year is Food Factor for FLL and snack attach for JFLL.
Forest Hills Robotics League is sponsoring 5 FLL teams and 2 JFLL teams.

FLL Teams
JFLL Teams
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