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2014-2015 World Class

May 3, 2014

Registration and Members Party at PS144Q
9:00 - 12:00  Open House and Registration for 2014-2015 season
9:30 - 11:30  FTC presentation & interviews(for kids Grade 7-12 only)
1:00 -   4:00  FHRL Celebration Party (for members and family)

June 14, 2014

Coach Meeting for all members that are interested in coaching for next season. Sat June 14, at FHYAA Club House (66-01 Fleet Street, Forest Hills, NY 11375)

  • JFLL coach - 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • FLL Coach - 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • FTC meeting - 11:00 - 12:00

This FTC meeting is for all kids and parents that has already signed up or interested in joining FTC next season, please come to this meeting.

August 26, 2014

What is the future of learning? FIRST® LEGO® League teams will find the answers.  In the 2014 FLL WORLD CLASS℠ Challenge, over 230,000 children ages 9 to 16* from over 70 countries will redesign how we gather knowledge and skills in the 21st century. Teams will teach adults about the ways that kids need and want to learn.  Get ready for a whole new class – FLL WORLD CLASSSM! - Click HERE to see more! 

FLL Challenge

September 6, 2014

Here is 2014-2105 FTC Challenge "Cascade Effect". 

YouTube Video

Gearing up for Cascade Effect!? Find all kinds of helpful info for building robots and taking names on our Team Resources page! http://www.usfirst.org/roboticsprograms/ftc/team-resources

September 27, 2014 
NYCFIRST Kickoff -The NYCFIRST is hosting a kickoff event on Saturday, September 27th at the NYU Polytechnic School Of Engineering in Metrotech, Downtown Brooklyn. There will be rookie workshop, game reveal and review, as well as research judging workshop, more details to come...

October 2014  
FTC team meeting will begin on Oct 11, 2014

November 22, 2014  
Come check out our little Robotics members and their amazing models for this year's Think Tank Challenge!
Season I Junior FIRST Lego League Exposition
Nov. 22, 2014 (12:30 - 2:00 pm)
PS 144 Cafeteria (93-02 69th Ave, Forest Hills, New York, NY 11375)
This is a free public event, all are welcome!

December 7, 2014  
NYC - FLL Clinic (for Queens Team only) at PS144Q
Clinic offered by NYC FIRST (NYU-Poly) 

Workshops/Clinics – Hosted In Person
 Sunday, December 7th (Open only to Queens teams )
10 am-2 pm 
93-02 69th Avenue, Forest Hills, Queens 11375
To Register, visit: http://bit.ly/1tJvx7V

January 11, 2015  
Our FTC team, Mighty Mechanics, will be competing in their first FTC Qualifier at the Francis Lewis High SchoolCome cheer for Forest Hills!

Jan 11, 2014, 9:00 - 5:00
Francis Lewis High School
58-20 Utopia Pkwy, Fresh Meadows, NY 1136

January 12, 2015  
NY1 report on the FTC tournament at Francis Lewis High School. You can see our robot behind Norm and our team Mighty Mechanics are the ones in bright green shirt. Gear Masters are the ones in Orange.

January 17, 2015  
FHRL Rookie FLL Team Exposition @PS144Q.
Our new FLL teams will be presenting their FLL Robot and Research Project to an in-house exposition. All are welcome to come.

Jan 17, 2015 FLL Expo


Feb 14, 2015  
Congratulations to FTC team Mighty Mechanics (#8721) for qualifying with flying color at the FTC Qualifying Tournament at Murry Bergtraum High School. Our team finished as the #1 seed Captain of the winning alliance and winner of the Rockwell Collins Innovate award.

February 14, 2015  
Our FTC team, Mighty Mechanics, will be competing in their 2nd FTC Qualifier at the Murry Bergtraum High School. Come cheer for Forest Hills!
On Feb 14, 2014 (9:00 - 5:00) at

Murry Bergtraum High School
(Lunch Room)
411 Pearl St.
New York, NY 10038 

January 24, 2015
Our three FLL teams will be attending the Queens FLL Qualifier tournament 
on Saturday, January 24, 2015 (8am-4pm) at

George Ryan Middle School
64-20 175th Street
Flushing, NY 11365

  • Team # 3427:  N3rdy B1RD13S  - (coach Lisa Brody)
    • won the Mechanical Design award  
  • Team # 3429:  GirlBot - (Coach David Smith) 
    • won the Core Value Teamwork award.
  • Team # 3430:  NeuroBots - (Coach Stacey Neeman)
    • Runner Up for Javits Qualification

January 24, 2015 - FLL Queens Tournament

World Class Robot View

Feb 28, 2015  
Our season II JFLL Exposition will be showcasing their wonderful model and presentation. Please join us in celebrating JFLL team's wonderful season of "Think Tank"!
Saturday Feb 28, 2015 (12:00 - 2:00) 
PS144 - Cafeteria 
93-02 69th Ave, 
Forest Hills, New York, NY 11375 

March 1, 2015
FTC Team#8721 Mighty Mechanics will be competing in the NYC/LI Championship, come and cheer for Forest Hills Team! Go Mighty Mechanics!

        NYC/LI FTC Championship (8:00 am - 4:00pm)
NYU Poly School of Engineering
6 MetroTech Center
Brooklyn, NY 11201

March 14, 2015  
Forest Hills Robotics League is partnering with MIT Club of New York, hosting an exclusive guided tour of the FIRST Championship event at Jacob Javits Center for the MIT alumni families. Contact iffat@foresthillslego.com for more details.

March 14, 2015  
Congratulations to our FLL teams for winning two fabulous awards at the NYC FIRST FLL Championship!
  • Team Nerdie Birdie - First Place in Research
  • Team GirlBots - 2nd place of Champion's Award

March 14, 2014  
Congratulations to our three FLL teams (Nerdy Birdie, Girlbots, Neurobots) for winning awards and qualifying at the Queens FLL Tournament. They will be competing at the NYC FIRST FLL Championship at the Jacob Javits Center.
Please join us in cheering for our Forest Hills Robotics Teams at the FIRST Championship. The event is FREE and open to the public.  

     NYC FIRST Championship 
    655 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10001
    March 14, 2014 (9:00 - 4:00)

May 14-17, 2015  
Please support our "GirlBots" team and help them raise the fund needed to attend the FLL Razorback Invitational!


Forest Hills Robotics League's Team GirlBots will represent NYC at the International FLL Invitational Tournament.
After winning 2nd place Champions Award at NYC FLL Championship, Team GirlBots advanced to participate at the FLL International Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The FLL Razorback Invitational is a 72 team invitational, championship tournament that will be held May 14-17, 2015, on the University of Arkansas campus, with teams coming from all across the US, as well as international teams from Chile, Canada, Brazil, Japan, Israel, Korea, Australia, Netherlands, Ireland, India and Slovenia!
Best wishes to our GirlBots team!

The Challenge this year is all about learning for JFLL & FLL 

Forest Hills Robotics League is sponsoring 1 FTC Teams, 6 FLL teams and 7 JFLL teams.

JFLL - Think Tank 
 FLL - World Class 
 FTC - Cascade Effect