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  


Katie Pybus said...

I tried to contact you via the email address on your facebook page and it bounced back and via your facebook page contact. I donated to paypal using the email adddress on your facebook page and it remains pending. I think it might be wrong as the email I sent to the address also didn't work!! Can you confirm correct details pls

Big mamma frog said...

Thanks Katie. Thanks, I will check it out. The boys are setting up a crowdfunding page, but we're just in the process of changing to an online bank account for the team, so this might take a few days.

We had no idea they would be so successful again and it has taken us all by surprise! Thanks for your patience. :)