World Festival is the only official tournament operated by the FIRST organization. In 2011, World Festival moved to St. Louis, MO USA. In the past, World Festival has taken place at the Georgia Dome and World Congress Center (home of the 1996 Olympics) in Atlanta, GA USA and EPCOT Center at Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL USA.
World Festival is a culminating celebration of the FLL season, NOT a level of competition. Regions are selected by lottery to send their 1st Place Champion's Award winning team to World Festival. World Festival hosts about 85 teams each year. World Festival is a beautiful mix of cultures and skill sets, a true celebration of FLL.
As a rookie coach the entire season has been one batch of information after
another. Now that we have finished regional, I'm curious about the rest of
the international season. Are teams allowed to tweak and improve between
regional and state? I can't imagine they can control that. Do you have to
use your previous programming, missions, and presentations at the next
In Virginia/DC after regionals, then state at JMU the first week in Dec., then
Florida? Then Germany?
Congratulations to Nanobots and Federal Beef Inspectors!
Also, just want to say, thanks to all the coach, mentors, leaders in VA/DC,
and volunteers. What an amazing experience.
Coach to BrickBusters
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