South Florida Robotics

Season Standards

The Season Standards are available for download by category below. Each document is designed to describe FIRST® LEGO® League team participation and season expectations for participating in the South Florida area. In the Starting the Season section, teams will find information in regards to important deadlines and participation requirements before, during, and after official tournaments associated with South Florida Robotics (SFR).

All of the topics and procedures discussed in the Season Standards document are implemented equally at all tournaments (Events) in the SFR region. Additionally, this document sets supplementary procedures and policies for Judging, Volunteering, and Tournament Operations.

All information is considered the official policy of South Florida Robotics. All Coaches, Tournament Directors, and other Volunteers should be familiar with this document prior participating at a Tournament (Event). All teams are responsible for abiding by all rules and guidelines set forth in the Season Standards document.


Starting the Season

  • Team Registration
  • Local Registration
  • Team Information and Form Submission
  • FIRST® Branding and Design Standards

Preparing for the Tournament

  • Coaches' Tournament Checklist
    (bring these items to the tournament)
  • Before the Tournament...


  • Award and Advancement Eligibility
  • FIRST® Advancement Policy


  • Volunteer Help and Play Policy
  • Tournament Conflict Resolution
    and Escalation Policy
  • Conflict of Interest Policy
  • Region Supplement Judging Standards
  • FIRST® Global Tournament Standards

Tournament Registration

  • Register for Events
  • Payment Instructions
  • Request Change of Tournaments
  • Team Information Sheet

Competition Day

  • Layout for Competition Day
  • Team Check-In
  • Aspects of Competition
  • Judging Sessions - Morning
  • Core Value Concerns and Investigations

After The Tournament

  • Review Results
  • Advancing to the Next Level
  • Feedback to South Florida FIRST® LEGO® League

Complete Season Standards

  • Starting the Season
  • Tournament Registration
  • Preparing for the Tournament
  • Competition Day
  • Awards
  • After The Tournament
  • Policies