Louisiana

 

 FIRST ® LEGO® League

  

 
 
 

 

 

 


 

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Team Portal . . .

    What Defines a Team?

       How Do I Register?        When Are The Tournaments?
          How Do Teams Form?        How Much Does It Cost?        Who Are The Current Teams?
          How Do I Join A Team?        Rookie FAST-STARTS!        Additional Resources (More Info)

How Much Does It Cost To Start A FLL Team? plus FUNDING SOURCES...

The approximate cost for a new team is $1,000 and for a returning team that already has a robot - $500.

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FLL Team Registration Fee (required): $225.00 + shipping

bullet Robot Kit -EV3: $499.00 + shipping
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Field Set-up Kit (required): $75.00 + shipping

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Competition Table (optional) : $50.00 (approximate cost to build)

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Louisiana Tournament Fees (required): $25.00 for each

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Travel Expenses: (Varies)

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Laptop computer (use existing or optional new purchase): $700 - $1,000

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Presentation Supplies: (Varies)

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Total Team Start-up Costs: $750 -- $1,500

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Yearly Participation Costs: $400 -- $600

 

FUNDING SOURCES

bullet School administration
bullet Parent Teacher Associations
bullet Corporate donations (ask your team parents to ask where they work!)
bullet Professional society donations or grants (ie.  ASME, IEEE, SPE, etc.)
bullet Team membership fee
bullet FIRST Hardship Grants (only 3-4 per state). 2014 grant details not yet released.
bullet Fundraising ideas are included in the Coaches' Manual.