FIRST GAME CHANGERS powered by Star Wars: Force for Change

For centuries, sports have played an integral part in our culture. The FIRST community is building a culture that recognizes the athlete in each of us. This season, our programs represent the evolution of our sports and activities that make us physically and mentally strong. We’re teaming up with Disney and Lucasfilm for our 2020-2021 robotics season theme: FIRST® GAME CHANGERSSM, powered by Star Wars: Force for Change. It’s time to redefine the game and revolutionize the way we play and move. Explore our programs and join us on the field this season.

Suspension of 2020 Canadian Rockies Regional

Dear Students, Coaches and Volunteers,

On behalf of FIRST Robotics Society, we want to extend our most heartfelt sympathies that our FIRST Robotics Competition season must be cut short. For those that have not seen the announcement, FIRST headquarters has suspended all events until further notice.  Alberta Health Services has also requested that we cancel the Canadian Rockies Regional event on April 1-4th as it falls within criteria deemed too high risk for preventing the spread of the COVID-19 virus.  

We understand all the effort, time and commitment that are put forth into a season.  Our hearts are broken with our students, and our disappointments run deep with our coaches and volunteers.  That being said, we have no greater commitment than to protecting the health and safety of our local FIRST Community.

We would like to extend our most sincere gratitude for your support of our regional organization, and we thank you for your understanding.  We hope that with some patience and good fortune that this pandemic will end as quickly as it began. While we cannot plan for an FRC event until the COVID-19 virus is no longer considered a threat to those in attendance, we are planning to keep that option open.  Please consider keeping your robots intact so that we can gather community together again when the time is right. We are built better together!

With our warmest regards,

FIRST Robotics Society Planning Committee Members and Board of Directors

Volunteers needed for fundraising event

Once again we’re looking for volunteers to help with our annual casino event. This is a major fundraising event that helps us run all of our events along with supporting local teams.

If your available to help on any of the following dates please contact max(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)frcwest.com and phoebe(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)frcwest.com

  • September 1st
  • September 2nd

FLL Edmonton Wrap-up

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It’s hard to believe that a couple of weeks have gone by since our FLLjr Celebration and FLL Tournament Championship. It was very nice meeting you and seeing the enthusiasm shared throughout the day!

We have 2 galleries of memories for you that have captured the enthusiasm and excitement throughout the day!

Below you will find links to the 2 galleries. One gallery is for the general photos and the other gallery is for the award photos.

Floriana Bruni-Bossio
Edmonton FLL Registration Co-Ordinator

Check out the following link for pictures of the event and the awards ceremony:
https://imagesalberta.smugmug.com/Other/Events-Archive-/2020-First-Lego-League-