Team Blast: INTO ORBIT Challenge & Resources are now available
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Coming to you from FIRST® LEGO® League in Manchester, NH, USA. 
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All Systems Go!
We released the INTO ORBITSM Challenge into the universe on Wednesday, and we’re so excited to see what teams discover this season. Find the Challenge info here, and make sure to review the Challenge Updates document throughout the season. The official competition season begins Nov. 1 in North America – check with your local partner for event information.
Need to register for the season? Gather your #STEMsquad and launch your mission!
Creating a Diverse, Inclusive, & Equitable Community
At FIRST®, we’re committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community for all our participants. Watch this compelling, short video to see how you – as a coach or mentor – can ensure that you are inspiring success for your team. 
After watching the video, we hope you’ll be inspired to participate in the interactive training courses specifically designed for you. These courses will provide you with the tools and specific strategies to support student participation, engagement, success, and community outreach.
Unboxing the Challenge
As the INTO ORBIT season blasts off and teams begin to receive their Challenge Sets, we want to see your team’s initial reactions. Share your unboxing photos and videos with us with a tweet to @firstlegoleague or an email to
Congratulations to Team 13048, The Pratt Ro-Cats, from Boonville, NY, USA! They’re the winners of the #IOGuesstheMissions Contest! Check out their video, along with all the #IOGuesstheMissions videos, here.
What are you most looking forward to this season? Let us know with a tweet to @firstlegoleague. Or, email us at Then watch this space.  In the next blast, we may be shouting out to YOU.



The fine print

Stay on the lookout for communications from your local FIRST LEGO League Affiliate Partner to keep up with the news and events nearest to you.



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