Welcome FIRST LEGO League Challenge & Explore event Hosts, Volunteer Coordinators, Judge Advisors & Head Referees.  All resources required to run a qualifying event in Australia will be located on this private link via the FIRST Australia website.  Please do not share this link with anyone other than the:  Qualifying Event Tournament Manager(s), Judge Advisor, Head Referee & Volunteer Coordinator for your event.  Thanks!

In Australia, the following volunteers & staff are the national advisors to the program in each area.  Please feel free to reach out as the season progresses OR on the day should you have any issues:

IMPORTANT!  Due to COVID-19 lock down/restrictions that will vary among states and territories, FIRST Australia has established a process for "remote events".  Training will be conducted for all event partners and updates around the expected procedures and platforms resources.  HQ will endeavour to assist you with setup and execution of remote events, should they become necessary again in November/December 2021. 


  • Access Tournament Director Season Training HERE  - Tues., 20 Sept 2022, 3 - 5 PM AEST (Zoom)
  • Judge Advisor & Head Referee:  Submit confirmed lead roles by 23 Sept 2022 CLICK TO SUBMIT FORM 
  • Judge Advisor Training: Tue., 11 Oct. 2022, 6 - 9 PM AEST  *Compulsory for all Judge Advisors
  • Referee Training:  Wed., 12 Oct 2022, 6 - 9 PM *Compulsory for all Head Referees and Event Referees
  • Shipping of Supplies:  Early October (Tee Shirts, Trophies, Challenge Kits for Robot Game)
  • FLL Explore Festival Training:  Tues., 4 Oct 2022 (Zoom)
  • Slack Workspace (Organisers and Coaches): Access Here


FLL Challenge Qualifying Event Scheduler

  • FLL IN A BOX: 
    Access Here
    *This is your qualifying event scheduler tool; it will generate all of your documents for the event including signage and award/participation certificates.
  • Additional Templates CLICK HERE
    *These additional templates are for Remote Events, where utilising the scheduler above isn't needed.  It contains Closing Ceremony Award Slides, Opening Script,  and certificates plus other useful resources. Now updated for Cargo Connect. 


Event Management

Referee Training Resources

Jack's Judgements (Robot Game Season Updates) https://www.projectb.net.au/resources/jacks-judgements/
Score Sheet for Reference (INCLUDED IN ROBOT GAME RULEBOOK) https://firstinspiresst01.blob.core.windows.net/first-forward/fll-challenge/interactive-robot-game-rulebook/content/index.html#/
Robot Game Rulebook https://firstinspiresst01.blob.core.windows.net/first-forward/fll-challenge/interactive-robot-game-rulebook/content/index.html#/
Challenge Updates https://firstinspiresst01.blob.core.windows.net/first-foward/fll-challenge/fll-challenge-cargo-connect-challenge-updates.pdf
Robot Game Missions Video https://youtu.be/OZZ75lky_Os
Referee Guide and Quiz [Highlighted Changes] Referee Guide and Quiz
Partner Head Referee Checklist
Partner-Head Referee Checklist 2021


Judge Training Resources

PAPER RUBRICS: To Print for Reference Only http://firstinspiresst01.blob.core.windows.net/first-forward/fll-challenge/fll-challenge-cargo-connect-rubrics-2021-22.pdf
FLOW CHART: JUDGING SESSIONS Judging Session Flowchart 2021
Participation Rules https://firstinspiresst01.blob.core.windows.net/first-game-changers/fll-challenge/Participation%20Rules.pdf
FLL Challenge Judge Training Cargo Connect Judging Videos
Judging Q & A Video https://youtu.be/zsiaNAxVwQ0.    
Sample Judge Questions Judge Questions 2021
Sample Judging Session Script Judging Session Script 2021
Global Innovation Award Guidelines https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/fll/challenge/global-innovation-guidelines
Awards https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/fll/challenge/challenge-and-resources?utm_source=first-inspires&utm_medium=fll-game-season&utm_campaign=flc-registration-022
Official Judging Spreadsheet AUS FLL Judging Spreadsheet 2021v3
Resource Link
Feedback - issues, feature requests, etc. Email first.australia@mq.edu.au 
FIRST consent form *Standard compulsory form for all students and coaches. https://firstaustralia.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/17-1396-FIRST-USA-Consent-and-Release-Form.pdf
MQ photo form - adult https://firstaustralia.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/17-1396-Macquarie-Consent-Adult-FIRST-Robotics-Release-and-Photo-Consent.pdf
MQ photo form - child https://firstaustralia.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/17-1396-Macquarie-Consent-Child-FIRST-Robotics-Release-and-Photo-Consent.pdf
Award soundboard https://westling.io/award-soundboard
Scoring system http://www.fll-tools.com/      *Copy, Paste, AND Remove the "s" in "https" in the URL once its loaded - WordPress autocorrects the link with an "https" - which is invalid in this instance.
FIRST Music playlists http://www.firstmusicdjs.com/ *Copy, Paste, AND Remove the "s" in "https" in the URL once its loaded - WordPress autocorrects the link with an "https" - which is invalid in this instance.
Opening Ceremony
Video for Opening: FIRST Game Changers
Opening Ceremony Script Challenge Award Script and Slideshow Templates
Role Descriptions https://www.firstinspires.org/sites/default/files/uploads/resource_library/volunteer/first-lego-league-volunteer-role-descriptions.pdf
Volunteer Overview - On The Day https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1f0ROVIFif4vTQy1PymosUDsqASaPGHgLaX6m4V4FeFM/edit?usp=sharing 
Awards *Only smaller events, with 19 or less teams will use consolidated.  
Awards List & Advancement Per Event https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1QwY8rBem6Gppwi6-KhaER_x8GVIXiKpK--ZCc39k-s8/edit?usp=sharing 
Trophy Building Instructions Build SMALL       Build MEDIUM   Build LARGE
Weekend Overall Schedule Schedule Saturday or Sunday - Regional    *This sample require logo edits.  Timings are the same; logos will change.
Weekday Overall Schedule Weekday Schedule - Regional  *This sample requires logo edits. Timings are the same; logos will change.
Season Team & Event Resources Online   *These are accessible by teams online.  
Building Instructions https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/fll/challenge/challenge-and-resources
Challenge Doc https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/fll/challenge/challenge-and-resources
Challenge Updates https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/fll/challenge/challenge-and-resources
Scoresheet https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/fll/challenge/challenge-and-resources
Judging Rubrics https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/fll/challenge/challenge-and-resources
Table Overview https://www.firstinspires.org/resource-library/fll/challenge/challenge-and-resources