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SSU to Host 2013 FIRST LEGO League Qualifier

Savannah State University will host the Regional FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Qualifier Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Tiger Arena, 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Approximately 16 teams of up to 10 students, ages 9 to 16, from schools across the region will converge on Savannah State University as the institution hosts the Regional FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Qualifier Saturday, Dec. 14.

The robotics competition will get underway from 8 am to 3 pm in SSU's Tiger Arena.

Student teams program an autonomous robot using the LEGO® MINDSTORMS® robot set to score points on a thematic playing surface, to create an innovative solution to a problem as part of their project. The FLL is designed to stimulate students' interest in science and technology while teaching them valuable employment and life skills.

For more information, visit: www.savannahstate.edu/‎.

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