Battlefield High School hosted the FIRST LEGO League (FLL) competition. This was a double qualifer for the Northern Virginia Area with 50 teams and over 200 students participating. The US STEM Foundation members and iLITE Robotics volunteered as judges and organizers for the event. The US STEM Foundation also sponsors FLL teams in the region. FIRST LEGO League is a robotics program, which is designed to get children excited about science and technology - and teach them valuab
The US STEM Foundation subsidized and organized the ILITE Off-season Robotics Competition. Based on the Spring 2013 US FIRST FRC game, this competition had over 400 students from 23 high schools across three states and district participating. The teams played over 60 qualification rounds. This event serves as a tune-up and introduction to robotics prior to the 2014 season.