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First LEGO League by Jonathan Daudelin, James Floyd Kelly

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Chapter 3. Guidelines and Rules

Just like any other competition, FLL has a set of rules and guidelines that describe the challenges. They tell teams what to do and what to expect at tournaments and help ensure that everything is done fairly and consistently. Since these rules and guidelines are so important, you should understand them well.

FLL has different kinds of regulations for different categories. Some guidelines don’t describe the requirements of a challenge, but rather list what the judges will look for in the interviews. There are formal lists of rules as well as simple descriptions, and you can find the guidelines and rules in various places. This chapter lists each type followed by a discussion:

  • Mission Descriptions

  • Robot Game Rules

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