FLL Challenge Coaches/Mentors

FLL Challenge Coaches/Mentors

Becoming an FLL Challenge Coach is simple, rewarding and most of all a ton of fun! All skillsets and backgrounds are welcome, there is no need to be an engineer, scientist or have prior experience with FLL. If you want more information on becoming a coach and starting your own FLL Team, click here!

If you are already a Coach/Mentor of an FLL Challenge team, this page is your corner for all information, resources, and updates about FLL Challenge. Here we will provide you information about the season challenge, important dates, and helpful ways to guide your team.

This year we are introducing “Coach Coffees”! Grab your cream, sugar, and mug! Then meet us online at 7am every Tuesday to cover a different unique and informational topic about FLL Challenge.

Quick Links

Season Calendar

Due to COVID-19 the usual FLL Challenge Season Schedule is a bit different. We will continue to communicate new dates and information on Iowa FLL Challenge events.

  • August 4:

    Global Challenge Release

  • November 12th:

    Iowa Regional Qualifying Tournament Registration

  • November-June:

    Tournament/Festival Season

  • March 2021:

    Iowa FLL Challenge Championships (more information coming soon!)

  • July and August 2021:

    FIRST Championship in Houston, Texas and Detroit, Michigan, USA.

Helpful Information For Coaches

  • Iowa FLL Judging Process

    Want to learn more about the FLL Challenge Judging Process? We have the perfect video for you! During a previous Coach Coffee we discussed the judging process for FLL Challenge.

  • Iowa FLL Event Notes

    During a previous Coach Coffee, an overview of this PDF about FLL Challenge Events was displayed. It contains lots of great information about FLL programs, virtual events, judging and registration.

  • Coach Coffee: Iowa FIRST Senior Mentor: Jeff Margret

    During a previous coach coffee, Jeff Margret, a Senior Mentor for Iowa FLL, shared helpful information and resources for coaches in this video.

Iowa FLL Challenge Robot Game

Team Management

Also click here to view FIRST resources on Team Management

Meet The Experts