Athens First Lego League Tournament

Over 250 innovative students aged 10-16 years old competed in the 2017 Animal Allies – Robotics Competition FIRST® LEGO® League at UTechLab, the U.S. Embassy’s American Space partner within the Eugenides Foundation.  On February 19, 30 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) mentors, 120 volunteers, referees, judges, robotic experts, and nearly 3,000 visitors enjoyed an exciting competition of robotics creativity.  The UTechLab hosted numerous preparatory sessions and workshops participating groups including the Koropi Special Vocational High School.  More than 1,650 members of the public also voted for their favorite First Lego League group using a new Greek mobile voting “app.” Congratulations to all the participants and volunteers!