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February 24, 2024 All day

Snow Date: TBD
Location: UMBC Retriever Activities Center (RAC)


Day Of schedule

  • 7am – 8am: FLL Team Members and Coaches check-in
  • 8:15am – 8:45am: Coaches meeting
  • 9:00am – 11:30am: FLL Robotics Teams will proceed to Judging rooms. Judging takes place in closed rooms. Two coaches are allowed to observe the Judging from the back of the closed Judging Room and recording is allowed by those coaches.
  • 9:30am – 11:30am: Junior FIRST LEGO League Expo. Up to 24 Junior FIRST LEGO League teams will exhibit their Projects. See teams of 6-9 year olds demonstrate that, yes, they can do science and technology as well as the next senior engineer.
  • 12:00pm: FLL Tournament Opening Ceremony.
  • 1:00pm – 3:30pm: Robot Challenge Matches (three rounds per team)
  • 3:45pm – 4:15pm: Robot Challenge Exhibition Playoffs between top scoring teams
  • 4:30pm – 5:00pm: Closing ceremony. After a day of technical, teamwork, and research presentations then three grueling hours of table challenges all the teams are recognized for the efforts and key awards are given out

All times are approximate

On-Campus Food Options

  • University Center
  • RAC
    • Small concessions (candy, bottled beverages) 10 am – 5 pm
  • The Commons
    • 2.Mato: 11 am – 3 pm
    • Wild Greens: 11 am – 3 pm
    • Salsarita’s: 11 am – 3 pm
    • Hissho: 11 am – 11 pm

Off-Campus Food Options

There are many options close by food options off-campus including pizza, sandwich shops and fast food options.


Last updated on September 18th, 2023