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Welcome to our first newsletter!

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where kids discover their inner scientist
Welcome to our first Newsletter!
Stay up-to-date with news, events and sponsorship needs in our upcoming newsletters.
Scheduled Regional FLL Tournaments
(More Coming Soon)
November 8th
- Alexandria
- Ashburn
- Glen Allen
- Harrisonburg

November 15th
- Abingdon
- George Mason 1
- Lynchburg
- Manassas

November 16th
- George Mason 2

November 22nd
- Fredericksburg

Website Update
We're updating our website with you in mind!

Want more details on how you can sponsor or volunteer?

Need more up-to-date event information?

Other ideas?

We want to know!

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5pm on Friday, March 28th

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We need sponsors

Here's how you can help
Time and Resource Support

* Spread the word about FLL to potential sponsors

* Connect kids with subject matter experts
* Offer real-world training programs for kids
* Provide a place for teams to practice
* Volunteer as a judge, referee or mentor

Financial Support


$500 provides
* One team's robots

$1000 provides one of the following
* One team's expenses
* A coach workshop in your area
* A stipend to allow a teacher to coach a team

$2500 provides one of the following
* Regional tournament expenses
* Summer camp expenses

$5000 provides
* A Tournament on Wheels

$10,000 provides one of the following
* 100 field setup kits
* Trophies, awards and ribbons
* State championship expenses

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To sponsor VA-DC FLL, contact us at ** [log in to unmask] (mailto:[log in to unmask])

** 2013 Championship Tournament (

On December 7th and 8th, 108 teams competed at James Madison University in the largest FLL tournament in the world!

Congratulations to teams and coaches!

** See the complete list of the 2013 VA-DC FLL Championship Tournament Awards. (

What's Happening in 2014?

New sponsorship opportunities
* Host a coach workshop
* Sponsor a coach with a stipend
* Sponsor a summer camp
* Sponsor a Tournament on Wheels

To sponsor VA-DC FLL, contact us at ** [log in to unmask] (mailto:[log in to unmask])
Announcing the 2014 Challenge

In the ** 2014 FLL WORLD CLASS℠ Challenge (
over 230,000 children ages 9 to 16 from over 70 countries will redesign how we gather knowledge and skills in the 21st century.
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** Introducing Jr VA-DC FLL! (

JMU is now an official Jr FLL partner and will be organizing competitions for kids ages 6-9.
Email us at ** [log in to unmask] (mailto:[log in to unmask])
to find out how you can help the youngest FIRST LEGO League kids of all!
We're Rebranding!

Keep an eye out for our new brand identity in newsletters and website updates as we work toward the following:
* Improving recognition of VA-DC FLL so you know you're in the right place
* Improving communication with sponsors and participants
* Having fun with our logos and color schemes to reflect the essence of what we do!

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Did you know?

VA-DC FLL helped with the LEGO Engineering class at the JMU Outreach & Engagement program, ** College for Kids (
. The class challenged students in grades 1-4 to be creative and use their technical problem-solving skills while also giving them the opportunity to build and program LEGO robots using the We-Do LEGO curriculum.
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