Costs

Below is an overview of costs for teams that are buying a robot for the first time (first column), and for teams that already have a robot (second column).

Buying Robot

Already Have Robot

Item

 

$500 - $600

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LEGO Robot Set

The same robot can be used year after year, so this is a one-time purchase. This dollar amount is for robots purchased through LEGO League.  Robots purchased through LEGO education and retail stores have the same motors and "brains," but they have fewer LEGO pieces.

 

$225

$225

Team Registration

This is an annual fee, and returning teams must register each year.

$75

$75

Field Setup Kit

The field set up consists of a 4'x8' mat, LEGOs and instructions for building the playing field pieces.

Coaches or schools with more than one team do not need to buy multiple field setup kits.  Teams can share.

$75

$75

Competition Fee

In Georgia there are three levels of competition: Regional Qualifiers, Super Regionals and the State Competition.  Teams pay a separate fee for each competition they attend.

$875-950

$375

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Additional Costs

Additional costs include transportation, team T-shirts and items for goody swaps at competitions.  If T-shirts are outside of your team's budget, school uniform shirts, plain but matching shirts and even silly hats can suffice.  Items for goody swaps could be pencils with school names, team buttons or treat bags.  Not all competitions include goody swaps, so you should check with the event organizers in advance.