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FIRST® empowers young people to be catalysts for change. In FIRST®  LEGO® League, students ages 9-16 explore what it means to be an innovator, finding solutions for today’s societal problems to impact the world for generations to come. As part of this year’s challenge, participants are tasked with identifying unique solutions in communities and reimagine how to make a city or town a better place for everyone.
This year, Disney has teamed up with FIRST to inspire and celebrate the next generation of innovators who will change the future through the FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award. The award is open to the 40,000 FIRST LEGO League teams in more than 100 countries. 20 semi-finalist teams will advance and showcase their research and inventions, and meet with industry leaders.



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This Summer, one team will receive the FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award and $20,000 USD to further their invention. Watch the award show on FIRSTtv Saturday, June 27 at 11:00 a.m. ET, featuring:
  • Behind-the-Scenes at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and Q&A with Walt Disney Imagineers Scott Trowbridge & Margaret Kerrison
  • Live voting for the Community Choice Award
  • 10th Annual Global Innovation Award winners

Be part of the celebration. Complete the form to receive a reminder to watch the award show.

We'll also send you an interview with Dean Kamen, past winner updates, and a closer look at the semi-finalist teams so you can cast your vote for the Community Choice Award, live during the broadcast

FIRST, the world’s leading youth-serving nonprofit advancing STEM education, creates the people who will change the world – today and tomorrow. We prepare young people for the future through robotics and real world challenges that have a proven impact on learning, interest and skill-building inside and outside of the classroom.

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FIRST LEGO League has helped me become a better innovator, think outside the box, and not to be scared to tackle problems like scientists and engineers have been trying to solve for years. It doesn’t matter if people think your solution is too weird or too different to work. When you show you can fix a problem in a new way, they will understand. The fact that it was different is what made it successful.”

− Camilla S., 2019 Runner-Up

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