Basic Team Expenses
Team expenses vary greatly depending on each year’s challenge, sometimes climbing up to several thousands of dollars when teams go beyond regional championships to state and international qualifying tournaments. The costs in the table below are only the basic team costs.
|Cost||Payable to FIRST||Payable to LEGO||Payable to VA-DC FLL||Total|
|FLL national registration fee||$225||—||—||—|
|LEGO MINDSTORMS NXT Robot & Software*||—||$435* + shipping||—||—|
|Field setup kit||—||$75 + shipping||—||—|
|VA-DC regional registration fee (includes VA-DC tournament costs)||—||—||$125||—|
* This may be a onetime purchase for the first year only since the robot and software can be reused.
Note: Does not include the optional LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 Robot & Software, which costs an additional $495 + Shipping & Handling. Also does not include the Championship Tournament fee for teams that are promoted, which costs an additional $150.