New Mexico FIRST® LEGO® League
FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge

FIRST LEGO League Challenge is the oldest of three divisions of FIRST LEGO League, created to inspire youth to experiment and grow their critical thinking, coding, and design skills through fun hands-on STEM learning and robotics.

Teams in grades 4-8 (ages 9-14)

  • engage in research, problem-solving, coding, and engineering
  • build and program a LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Prime or LEGO MINDSTORMS® robot
  • conduct a research project to identify and solve a relevant real-world problem related to the annual theme
  • are guided by FIRST Core Values

How to Participate in Challenge

Form Your Team of  2-10 students (NM FLL & FIRST do not match children with existing teams)

Register your team with FIRST Team Registration System ($250) FIRST Registration
Purchace the Challenge Set ($95 - use Dashboard link)
 a SPIKE Prime Robot Kit (
$533.90 - use Dashboard link)

Use an EV3 Robot Kit
Use an NXT Robot Kit

Participate in an official event (see the Qualifiers & Championship pages for New Mexico FLL Tournament information)
Team Participation Rules --  participation rules

Teams coordinator 

New Mexico teams  Find New Mexico teams

Facebook  NM FLL Facebook

FIRST website FIRST LEGO League

Team Information

Registration is open
mid May

To Register a Team --
Team Member Registration

Instructions for Coaches
Team Competition Packet
Coaching Resources
Includes: Challenge Overview - Challenge Updates - Build Instructions - Challenge Videos - Rules, Judging, Rubrics - and more