Welcome to CORE

CORE is the Coordination of Robotics Education Program. CORE is an education and outreach program of the University of Houston, College of Technology.

CORE administers and/or assists with many youth robotics programs including FIRST LEGO League, Junior FIRST LEGO League, and EARLY Robotics.  We are also glad to answer questions or make referrals for FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC), FIRST Robotics Challenge (FRC), VEX, Botball, BEST Robotics, and the TCEA Robotics Challenge.

FIRST LEGO LEAGUE INFORMATION (as of 2/5/16)

  • VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIPS     Volunteer as a judge, referee or tournament assistant this year. There are lots of different roles from which to chose.  Can’t come on tournament day?  Come help set up Friday night.  Want to meet the teams then judging may be for you.  Tell us what you’d like to do or let us put you where we need you.
  • NEW EXPRESS VOLUNTEER SIGNUP – Just 1 Page!
    http://goo.gl/forms/A6SsiYnzsc
  • FLL HOUSTON AREA TRAINING EVENTS

    • FLL Kick Off Event at St. Agnes Academy – Sat. Sept. 12, √
    • Houston FLL Training Day – Sept. 26  √
  • FLL PRACTICE EVENTS

    • Katy FLL Practice Event, Friday Nov. 13, 6-9 p.m. √
    • UH Practice Event, Saturday, Nov. 21  √
  • FLL QUALIFYING TOURNAMENTS

    • Dec. 4, Huntsville Int. School, after school, Register
    • Dec. 5, York M.S. CISD , Spring, TX, CISD only
    • Dec. 5, Strake Jesuit Prep., Houston, Info/Reg.
    • Dec. 5, Cinco JrH, Katy, Info / Register
    • Dec. 5, Sartartia M.S., Sugar Land, Register
    • Dec. 5, Quail Valley M.S., Missouri City, Register
    • Dec. 12, Olle M.S., Alief ISD, Register  
    • Dec.  12, Hamilton M.S., Houston, Register
  • CHAMPIONSHIP INFORMATION

Houston FLL Champions Festival, Date 2/20/16

Location: Stafford High School Physical Education Complex, 1625 Staffordshire Road, Stafford, Texas 77477.   This event will present both the Bayou City Tournament of Champions and the Lone Star FLL Championship.

At the Qualifying Tournaments, teams received a Gold or Silver Ticket.  Silver Tickets are for the Bayou City Tournament of Champions.  Gold Tickets are for the Lone Star FLL Championship Tournament.

The Gold Tournament, the Lone Star FLL Championship is our official regional championship and will have 84 teams. It will be run in the traditional FLL tournament format with Robot matches, Research Project Judging, Robot Design Judging and Core Values Judging.  Event schedule coming soon.  Doors will open at 7:00 a.m.

The Bayou City Tournament of Champions, our Silver Championship is an FLL Community Event and will be run on a slightly relaxed format.  It will include Robot Matches, Research Project Presentations and a Community Service Project.  Tournament information here!

REGISTRATION FOR THE CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS

ALL REGISTRATIONS ARE FINAL. WE CANNOT PROVIDE REFUNDS.

 

Junior FIRST LEGO League South Texas 

South Texas Jr.FLL Official Expo December 12, 2015

Location: St. Agnes Academy, 9000 Bellaire Blvd, Houston, TX 77036

Thank you for attending!

We are pleased to announce that Dee Memon, Owner of Kids Robotic Academy is joining us as a Co-Partner and Sponsor for Jr.FLL in the South Texas – Houston Region.  Welcome!  ~Karen Cohen, Jr.FLL Partner, University of Houston

Early Robotics

EARLY Robotics Quick Link

Higher Level FIRST Programs

FIRST Tech Challenge  (FTC) Houston  Quick Link

FIRST Robotics Challenge (FRC) Houston Quick Link

Questions? Contact core@uh.edu.

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