2018 Regional Championship Results

Champion’s Award - This award recognizes a team that embodies the FIRST LEGO League experience, by fully embracing our Core Values while achieving excellence and innovation in both the Robot Game and Project. Considered the most prestigious, the Champion’s Award is included in both approved awards structures.

  • 1st Place - Team 18624: Future Bot Innovators

  • 2nd Place - Team 920: Storm Surge

  • 3rd Place - Team 26684: Pink Piranhas

The 1st Place Champion’s Award Winner will advance to the FIRST LEGO League World Festival in Houston, Texas in April; The 2nd Place Champion’s Award Winner will advance to the FIRST LEGO League Razorback Invitational in Fayetteville, Arkansas in May; The 3rd Place Champion’s Award Winner will advance to the FIRST LEGO League LEGOLAND California Invitational in Carlsbad, California in May.

Robot Performance Award - This award recognizes a team that scores the most points during the Robot Game. Teams have a chance to compete in at least three 2.5 minute matches and their highest score counts.

  • 1st Place - Team 18624: Future Bot Innovators (Score of 205, 185, 200)

  • 2nd Place - Team 23561: LEGO Bots (Score of 205, 185, 110)

  • 3rd Place - Team 3420: Squirtle Squad (Score of 170)

Core Values Inspiration Award - This award celebrates a team that is empowered by their FIRST LEGO League experience and displays extraordinary enthusiasm and spirit.

  • 1st Place - Team 24664: Sharkbots

  • 2nd Place - Team 29141: Robo-Dragons

Core Values Teamwork Award - This award recognizes a team that can accomplish more together than they could as individuals through shared goals, strong communication, effective problem solving and excellent time management.

  • 1st Place - Team 5579: [insert team name here]

  • 2nd Place - Team 27401: Lightning Botz

Core Values Gracious Professionalism® Award - This award recognizes a team whose members show each other and other teams respect at all times. They recognize that both friendly competition and mutual gain are possible, on and off the playing field.

  • 1st Place - Team 11625: Deja Vu

  • 2nd Place - Team 9811: Da Flyin Ewoks

Project Research Award - This award recognizes a team that utilizes diverse resources to formulate an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of the problem they have identified.

  • 1st Place - Team 9967: QuantumBots

  • 2nd Place - Team 32160: The Water Fountains

Project Innovative Solution Award - This award recognizes a team’s solution that is exceptionally well-considered and creative, with good potential to solve the problem researched.

  • 1st Place - Team 18226: Echo Tech

  • 2nd Place - Team 21214: Star Lords

Project Presentation Award - This award recognizes a team that effectively communicates the problem they have identified and their proposed solution to both the judges and other potential supporters.

  • 1st Place - Team 28598: OBMS Juggernauts

  • 2nd Place - Team 30640: Heathrow Robotronics

Robot Mechanical Design Award - This award recognizes a team that designs and develops a mechanically sound robot that is durable, efficient and highly capable of performing challenge missions.

  • 1st Place - Team 23561: LEGO Bots

  • 2nd Place - Team 9445: Aquaholics

Robot Programming Award - This award recognizes a team that utilizes outstanding programming principles, including clear, concise and reusable code that allows their robot to perform challenge missions autonomously and consistently.

  • 1st Place - Team 34572: Error 404 Team Not Found

  • 2nd Place - Team 17472: Robots of the Future (ROTF)

Robot Strategy & Innovation Award - This award recognizes a team that uses solid engineering practices and a well-developed strategy to design and build an innovative, high performing robot.

  • 1st Place - Team 10240: Aqualifters

  • 2nd Place - Team 5586: Hydro Kittens Vol. 2

Judges Awards - During competition, the judges may encounter teams whose unique efforts, performance or dynamics merit recognition. Some teams have a story that sets them apart in a noteworthy way. Sometimes a team is so close to winning an award that the judges choose to give special recognition to the team. Judges Awards allow the freedom to recognize remarkable teams that stand out for reasons other than the Required Award categories.

  • Team 29730: Hydrix

  • Team 11626: Ultrashock

  • Team 19359: Robo Raptors

Coach/Mentor Award - Coaches and mentors inspire their teams to do their best, both as individuals and together. This award goes to the coach or mentor whose leadership and guidance is clearly evident and best exemplifies the FIRST Core Values.

  • Joey Zigan from Team 35093: Hydraulic Heroes

Outstanding Volunteer Award - The FIRST LEGO League program would not exist without its volunteers. This award honors an extraordinary volunteer(s) whose dedication to FIRST LEGO League has a positive impact on the team experience.

  • Amy Monahan

  • Mark Kounalis

  • Steve Bowman

Local Awards - Named after former FIRST in Florida Volunteers to honor their major contributors in the past generation of FIRST program delivery in Florida, the Central Florida Robotics local awards offer special recognition to 2 teams for unique and inspiring attributes. The Jason Lovelace Spirit Award recognizes a team for overt enthusiasm and support of the FIRST mission while engaging in graciously professional behavior that is supportive of all participants. The Laura Melnik Inspiration Award recognizes a team who has overcome extensive obstacles that would traditionally challenge their success but were instead incorporated as a component of the team’s unifying identity to uplift and enable them to reach their goals and accomplish amazing feats.

  • Jason Lovelace Spirit Award - Team 31580: Splash of Genius

  • Laura Melnik Inspiration Award - Team 35298: Rock Star Robotics - Team Star