The FIRST Lego League South Africa


FLL SA have sent out the following information via email and it seems the competition is growing in leaps and bounds and Robotics in South Africa continues to reach wider circles.  Soon FIRST Tech Challenge South Africa will be a reality.



*  This year the Society of Automation Instrumentation Measurement and Control (SAIMC) have sponsored an exhibition space for FLL-SA at the Process-Expo.  It takes place 21 – 31 May in Johannesburg.

*  On 21 July the National Robotics Olympiad (NRO) takes place at Tswane University of Technology (TUT) in Pretoria.

*  The weekend after that (28 July/31 August) the NRO Finals takes place at TUT (dates to be confirmed).
*  Then on 31 August the FLL Launch for 2013 will rock TUT Pretoria campus and the season will kick off with a bang after that.
*  Six short weeks later , on 12 October,  FLL Eastern Cape Regional will take place in PE.
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*  On 19 October: FLL Northern Free State Regional in Sasolburg AND FLL Mpumalanga Regional at TUT Nelspruit.
*  26 October: FLL Gauteng North Regional, UNISA Pretoria

*  2 November:  FLL Western Cape Regional at the Cape Town Science Centre

Inspired toward Science Engineering and Technology*  9 November: FLL KZN Regional, KZN Science Centre
*  16 November: FLL Gauteng South Regional, Sci-Bono
*  23 November: FLL Zimbabwe, Harare
*  7 December: FLL Nationals, Johannesburg, Sci-Bono

With the program so full from May right through to December, 2013 promises to be an exciting year for robotics in South Africa.

For more information about FIRST Lego League South Africa, contact +Johannes De Vries  (South Africa’s FLL Operational Partner) on his email – click Johannes De Vries

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