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Local students to compete in Lego Competition

PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) -

The third annual First Lego League (FLL) Regional Competition will be held at West Kentucky Community and Technical College (WKCTC) on Saturday, Dec. 12.

15 teams from area elementary, intermediate, and middle schools will participate in this year's tournament that will be held at the Emerging Technology Center from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Nearly 150 kids are expected to take part in the competition.

Students have designed, built, tested, and programmed robots using LEGO MINDSTORMS technology, applying real-world math and science concepts, practiced critical thinking, team-building, and presentation skills.

Awards will be given and four teams will move on to the State FLL at Northern Kentucky University in February.

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