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Kids compete in first Alaskan Lego tournament
The first Lego League State Championship tournaments were held this weekend in South Anchorage.
ANCHORAGE- The first Lego League State Championship tournaments were held this weekend in South Anchorage.
Teams from all over, ages 9 to 16, designed, built, and programmed Lego robots to score points on a themed playing surface.
Each team was tasked with completing problem solving missions geared towards science and technology.
This years theme was "Nature's Fury". Teams had to identify a community that could experience a natural disaster and create a solution.
More than 50 teams competed.
A Girl Scouts of Alaska team called The Electionically Overdressed Survivors won Overall State Champion.
They will go on to compete at a National Lego Robotics Tournament later this year.