Per the suggested FIRST LEGO League Jr. Standards, every team and team member’s achievements are celebrated. Awards will be handed over at the end of the expo to the teams and team members. Here are the standard awards that will be considered by the reviewers,  


Awards suggested by FIRST

Award Category

Award Name

Award Description

Explore Awards

Innovative Explorers Award

This team showed creativity and persistence in their research in order to gain knowledge about the BOOMTOWN BUILD Challenge.

Explore and Discover Award

This team was able to effectively explore all aspects of designing and building for their BOOMTOWN BUILD. Creative.

Creative Explorers Award

This team was able to use their creativity to fully investigate the BOOMTOWN BUILD Challenge with the resources they had available.

Explore and Design Award

This team was able to incorporate what they learned through their research into their designs.

Cooperative Explorers Award

This team used teamwork to learn about the BOOMTOWN BUILD Challenge.

Model Awards

Innovative Model Award

This team was able to display their innovation and creativity through their LEGO model.

Building and Discovery Award

This team showed what they discovered about the BOOMTOWN BUILD Challenge through their LEGO model.

Creative Model Award

This team applied their creativity to design and build a unique LEGO model.

Model Design Award

This team designed a model that successfully showed the challenge they researched and their solution.

Cooperative Model Award

This team worked together to build a model that all team members helped create.

Programming Awards

Innovative Programming Award

This team was able to come up with a creative program to use as part of their model design.

Discover and Program Award This team learned how to use the software and created a working program for their model.
Creative Programming Award This team used teamwork and creativity to produce a thoughtful program for their model.
Programming Design Award This team designed an effective program to show how their creative solution would work.
Cooperative Programming Award This team was able to work together to create an effective program for their model.
SHOW ME Poster Awards Innovative Poster Award This team successfully expressed their journey of innovation and discovery through their Show Me poster design.
Discover and Show Award This team showed how they explored ideas and learned all about the BOOMTOWN BUILD Challenge.
Creative Show Award This team applied their creativity to create a beautiful Show Me poster design.
Design and Show Award This team was able to explain their ideas and what they accomplished throughout the season through their Show Me poster design.
Cooperative Poster Award This team was able to use teamwork to complete their Show Me poster and represent all their team members.


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