FLL2013 – North Texas “Nature’s Fury” resources

Updated: 2014/10/02

On this page we keep links and references to various North Texas FIRST LEGO League competition resources, to make them easy for us to locate quickly later.  Where possible we try to link directly to official pages and notifications; but we’re definitely not the official source for any of this.  If in doubt — double check the official sources!

Feel free to suggest additional links or resources that should appear here, or to let us know of errors or things that shouldn’t be here.


North Texas regional competition resources:

Suggested hashtag for tweets, photos, and resources: #northtexasfll

Books and other helpful resources:
Events already occurred:
  • 3rd week of July: Field kits begin shipping
  • 1-Aug-2013: Mission model build instructions posted
  • 1st week of August: EV3 robots begin shipping
  • 27-Aug-2013 Natures Fury Challenge released
  • Sep 14, 2013, 2p-4p: FLL 2013 Kickoff Presentation, Perot Museum of Nature and Science
  • Sep 24, 2012 (1:00p-4:00p): UTD FLL Coaches’ Clinic
  • Oct 5, 2013 (1:00p-4:00p): UTD FLL Coaches’ Clinic — Building techniques and tricks with Technic Bricks
  • Oct 18, 2013 (9:00a): Registration for North Texas qualifiers opens
  • Oct 26, 2013 (9:00a-4:00p): UTD FLL Coaches’ Clinic — Programming with Mindstorms
  • Nov 1, 2013 (4:00p): Registration for North Texas qualifiers closes
  • Nov 2, 2013 (time tba): UTD FLL Coaches’ Clinic — Attachments and Preparing for the Tournament
  • Nov 2, 2013 (2:30p-4:30p): Coppell FLL scrimmage
  • Dec 7, 2013: North Texas Regional Qualifiers (RESCHEDULED due to weather!)
    • Parish Episcopal School (Dallas)
    • University of TX at Arlington
    • UME Preparatory Academy (Dallas near Grand Prairie)
    • Harmony School of Innovation (Fort Worth)
  • Dec 14, 2013: North Texas Regional Qualifiers
    • Jesuit College Preparatory (Dallas)
    • University of TX at Dallas (Richardson)
    • Fellowship Christian Academy (south Dallas)
  • Dec 21, 2013: Rescheduled Qualifier — Parish Episcopal School (Dallas)
  • Jan 11, 2013: Rescheduled Qualifier at UT Dallas
  • Jan 18, 2013: Rescheduled Qualifier at UME Preparatory Academy
  • Jan 18, 2013: Rescheduled Qualifier at Harmony School of Innovation (Fort Worth)
  • Feb 1, 2014: North Texas Regional Championship — The Hockaday School (Dallas)

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