Thursday, February 19, 2009

Javits Info Update

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2008 - 2009 New York City FIRST LEGO League

This year’s New York City FIRST LEGO League Championship is being held at the Jacob Javits Convention Center on Saturday, March 7th as part of New York City’s FIRST Mega-Celebration.

Seventy-two winning teams selected from among nearly 200 that competed at five borough FLL qualifying tournaments will be in-line for New York City’s top honors.

The 2009 New York City FIRST LEGO League Championship is free and open to the public. Bring family and friends and be part of the New York City’s celebration of kids working smart in science and technology!

Venue Address:

Jacob Javits Convention Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001

Need directions to the venue? Click here
For parking information Click here
For public transportation information Click here

Event Schedule*:

8:00am - 9:00am Registration, Robot Inspection
8:15am Research and Technical Presentations begin
8:45am Coaches' Meeting
9:30am - 10:00am Opening Ceremonies
10:00am - 12:00pm Competition Rounds
12:00pm-12:45pm Lunch
12:45pm-3:00PM Competition Rounds
3:00pm - 3:30pm Award Ceremony
3:30pm - 3:45pm Team Parade

*These times are approximate, depending on how quickly we progress through the matches. Announcements will be made throughout the day to keep you informed.

Food Services:

A public café will be set up within our New York City FIRST hall at the Javits Center. Vendors and seating will be available in the café area. Food may be brought into the venue.

For a list of food concessions with the Javits Center, please click HERE.
For a list of local restaurants, please click HERE


For additional information, please contact Mark Sharfshteyn at or (347) 739-1836.

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