April 8th Quad Cities National Robotics Week Showcase with FLL Junior Expo

Please join us and celebrate the free,
3rd Annual Quad Cities National Robotics Week Showcase
Saturday, April 8, 2017 12:00 – 3:00 PM

The QCESC is excited to partner with the Putnam Museum and Riverdale Heights Robotics to support the event.  The event will include robotic displays and demonstrations from each of the FIRST Robotic programs supporting students in grades K-12.  Learn more about the programs and how to get your kids & schools or non-profits involved and have some fun.  

This includes FIRST LEGO League Junior (Age 6-10) with an expo, FIRST LEGO League (age 9-14), FIRST Tech Challenge (age 12-18) and FIRST Robotics Competition (age 14-18).  


FIRST LEGO League Jr. Expo:
There will be an official Expo for FIRST LEGO League Jr. teams (ages 6-10) from Iowa & Illinois to show their work with an High Five Ceremony planned.  Thanks for the FIRST LEGO League Junior state wide sponsors, John Deere and Iowa State University College of Engineering. 

Putnam Museum & Science Center
1717 W 12th St
Davenport, Iowa

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Schedule for National Robotics Week Interactive Displays:

  • 11:00 – 11:45 AM – Setup by FIRST teams and other interactive displays
  • 12:00 – 3:00 PM  Overall National Robotics Week Showcase for FIRST robotics programs 

List of Displays/FIRST Teams (last updated 27Feb17 – 1:44 PM)

FIRST LEGO League (FLL) – students age 9-14 up to 10 students per team:

  • Riverdale Rocks Robots Blue – Team #3063 (Riverdale Elementary School)
  • Riverdale Rocks Robots Gray – Team #26148 (Riverdale Elementary School)

FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) – students age 12-18 up to 15 students per team:

  • Deviation From the Norm – Team #6093 (Pleasant Valley High School)
  • Everything That’s Radical  – Team #7196 (Pleasant Valley High School)
  • Combustible Lemons – Team #5466 (Davenport West High School)
  • Winter Soldiers – Team #8813 (Bettendorf)

FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) – students age 14-18 with unlimited size students per team:

FIRST LEGO League Junior Expo Schedule:

  • 11:30 – 11:45 AM     Team arrival, Check-in and Setup
  • 12:00 – 12:05 PM    FLL JR. Kickoff
  • 12:05 – 1:15 PM       FLL JR. Talks with Reviewers
  • 1:45  – 2:00 PM       FLL JR. High Five Ceremony
  • 2:00 – 2:30 PM       FLL JR. Team Teardown & Clean-up

12 FLL JR. Teams registered to attend (as of 6Apr17 – 6:30 p.m.)

Link to pre-register your FIRST LEGO League Jr. team for the April 8th, 2017 Expo

Link to volunteer as a reviewer (no past experience is required with training available)

If you have questions, please e-mail QCESC.org@gmail.com