After building and learning to programme LEGO® robots at school, students showcase their work at competition heats around the UK. Here they complete missions, undertake a speed and control test, are interviewed about their robot design and deliver a project presentation.

We need volunteers to help us run these exciting enrichment events. By acting as an event volunteer or challenge reviewer, you can help inspire students and offer an insight into STEM careers and pathways.

You can take part as an event volunteer or reviewer. You will help make competition heats truly exciting and memorable for all students. We want young people to leave feeling inspired about engineering and volunteers are a big part of making that happen.

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Northern Ireland

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STEMFirst (North West England)


21st April

Preston College

26th April

Edge Hill College

4th May

Preston College


Learn by Design (England and Wales, except NW)


27th April 2022 - North London

RAF Hendon Museum

28th April 2022 - South East England

Mid Kent College

29th April 2022 - South London

Kingston University – Roehampton Campus

3rd May 2022 - West Midlands

RAF Cosford Museum

4th May 2022 - Gloucestershire

Venue TBC

5th May 2022 - South Wales

Aberdare College Campus

11th May 2022 - East of England

RAF Honington

12th May 2022 - South Yorkshire

Sheffield Hallam University

13th May 2022 - North East England

York Railway Museum

23rd May 2022 - South Midlands

Warwick Trident College

24th May 2022 - South of England

Venue TBC

25th May 2022 - South West England

Exeter College Technology Centre


SCDI (Scotland)


17th May

Leuchars Station (Formerly RAF Leuchars)

19th May

Forth Valley College, Falkirk Campus

24th May

University of the West of Scotland


Sentinus (Northern Ireland)




Robotics Challenge - Finals

Thursday 23rd June 2022

Big Bang Fair at the NEC Birmingham

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