2014-2015 Season (Think Tank)

The Expo

The LRC Jr.FLL Expo (co-hosted by Spongebots and Exit 5A Robotics) was held on May 23, 2015. The theme for the season was about places and tools for learning. There were 30 teams from 16 towns in 9 counties: Bergen, Camden, Essex, Hudson, Mercer, Middlesex , Morris, Somerset and Chester Pennsylvania.
The participants enjoyed the following activities:

  • With the theme of places and tools for learning, we set up our 3D Printer Village to show the tools, 3D printers. There were DIY and open source printers built by students. The exhibiting printers including: Kossel Mini, Prusa i3, Ultimaker Original, and TETRIX printer.
  • Jr. FLL teams (ages 6-9) presenting their “Think Tank” projects and LEGO models that incorporate motors and computer programming.
  • FIRST LEGO League (FLL) robot demonstration by Spongebots and Exit 5A Robotics
  • FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) robot demonstration by Exit 5 Robotics
  • Family friendly activities including a petting zoo, art & craft, face painters, a giant blow-up obstacle course and slides, adopt-a-pet, and a chalk walk, food and music among others.

The Results

In additional to the medal that each team member received at the Expo, the members may request a copy of the certificate as well. Click here for a copy of the certificates. It’s a PowerPoint file with 16 slices. Choose the award that your team received, put your team # and name on, and print that slice out for your team members.

Team# Team Name Town Award
89 Lego Blasters Skillman Construction Innovation
467 Fun Explorers Secaucus Awesome Machine
634 Robocrafters Livingston Construction Innovation
844 Science Crusher Secaucus Excellent Research Project
1505 Smartbots Tenafly Excellent Research Project
1678 The Midknight Mini’s Plainsboro Awesome Machine
1976 RoboBlast Plainsboro Gracious Professionalism
2163 Robotics Express Laurel Springs Complexity and Decoration
2171 Lego Crafters Montclair Construction Innovation
2505 Shark Tank Secaucus Inquiring Minds
2530 Curious Bots Glen Rock Most Explosive
2878 Avenger Glen Ridge Team Spirit
3014 The Electrons Livingston Cool Programming
3103 Pratt Lego Geeks West Chester, PA Super Researchers
3105 Lego Crushers of Elmwood Park Elmwood Park Most Explosive
3144 Atlantis West Windsor-Plainsboro Effort and Learning
3160 Lego Super Starz Parsippany Innovative Programming
3305 LEGO Ice Cream Builders Livingston Innovative Programming
3367 Lego Crushers of Princeton Princeton Super Sensor
3454 RoboRocks Livingston Complexity and Decoration
3657 Lego Bot Builders Edison Effort and Learning
3722 Flaming Tigerz Livingston Effort and Learning
3723 Blue LEGO Warriors Livingston Gracious Professionalism
3724 Minecraft TNT’s Livingston Complexity and Decoration
3725 Blue Dragons Livingston Amazing Robot Design
3889 Robotics Thunder Parsippany Inquiring Minds
3930 Ninjabots Livingston Awesome Machine
3931 Cyberbots Livingston Innovation
3941 Fastest LEGO Builders!!! Short Hills Innovation
3957 RoboStorms Livingston Amazing Robot Design

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