Season Overview

The VA/DC competition season runs from late August through December.
Early May
FIRST LEGO League registration opens
Late July
Field Setup Kits begin to ship
August 1st
Global challenge revealed
Late September
FIRST LEGO League registration closes
September – October
Coach workshops, team training and research workshops
September – November
Volunteer training and regional tournaments
October 1st – 10th
 Virginia + Washington, D.C. tournament registration opens
VA/DC Regional Qualifying Tournaments
December 7th – 8th
VA/DC State Championship @ James Madison University
Late April
World Festival in Detroit