Thursday, 12 February 2015

C14 robotics team now have a fundraising site!

C14 Robotics, First Lego League UK & Ireland champions, now have a C14 fundraising site to help get the team to the World Festival, USA, 22-25 April 2015.

The team have a lot to raise and a long way to go. I don't like to ask for money, but please give if you can, however little.

For more information about C14 and First Lego League check out the C14 website

Stay updated on their progress on their Facebook page. Every message they've got from you guys has given them a boost, so please do wish them luck!

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

C14 Robotics team are UK & Ireland First LEGO League champions!!!

C14 Robotics, a team of home ed teens from Berkshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire, have won the UK & Ireland First LEGO League championship! 

From their press release:

"...The nine young budding engineers, now have to raise £10,000 to be able to compete in the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) World Festival in April 2015, alongside more than 100 other teams from all over the world. The event is being held in the St Louis, MO, at the Edward Jones Dome, seating more than 70,000 people.
The team comes from Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Hampshire and compete as the team C14 Roboticsin FLL, a worldwide competition building and programming a Lego Mindstorms robot to complete a course of obstacles and tasks.

The teenage engineers won their place after being crowned the UK & Ireland Champions at Loughborough University on the 1st February, presented by Rt. Hon. Nicky Morgan, the Secretary of State for Education. C14 intends to follow in the footsteps of the last two UK teams to attend the World Festival, and once again bring back the winners trophy..."

More information about the team and First LEGO League on the C14 webpage . Follow their progress on their Facebook page