New Mexico FIRST LEGO League
Qualifier Tournaments

Qualifier Event Registration is through your FIRST Dashboard - FIRST Registration

Registration will be open September 1- October 15, 2018 Any given qualifier may close earlier if it fills with paid teams
Registration fees are handled locally NOT through FIRST

Registration fee is $50 - All registrations are considered pending until payments are processed. Payment instructions are sent in your "registration pending" e-mail

Please use the form below to accompany your payment

2018-2019 INTO ORBITSM Qualifier Tournaments
Team Competition Packet - qualifier packet
Las Cruces -  November 17, 2018
Onate High School
Las Cruces, NM
Socorro - December 1, 2018
Sarracino Middle School
Socorro, NM
Los Alamos -  December 8, 2018
Los Alamos Middle School
Los Alamos, NM
Farmington - December 15, 2018
Tibbetts Middle School
Farmington, NM
Alamogordo - January 12, 2019
Alamogordo High School
Alamogordo, NM
New Mexico FLL Qualifier Advancement 
Advancing team invitations are announced during the closing ceremony of each Qualifier 

Advancing team registration - see FLL Championship page click here

Advancement Policy

Teams are eligible for advancement if they meet the following criteria as required by the FIRST LEGO League Global Standards and the annual Challenge. 

Specifically, teams must:

Follow the FIRST LEGO League Participation Rules - participation rules

Have no disqualifying (Red-level) Core Values behaviors

Have a rank in the top 75% of Robot Game scores at the event

The top teams will advance based on their average ranking by the Judges in Core Values, Project and Robot Design, and must finish in the top 75% of Robot Game scores at the event.

Advancement % =

(Championship venue capacity - 36) / (Total number of teams registered for Qualifiers in NM Region)

Number of teams advancing from a Qualifier =

(Number of teams registered at the Qualifier) x (Advancement %)