The public is welcome to attend throughout the day!


  • 8-12 Watch the teams build and test / View displays
    • You will be able to walk around the perimeter of the pits area and watch the teams work like crazy!
    • Younger children and adults can have fun in the STEAM Lab!
    • View displays from local technology companies.
  • 12-2: Lunch in Bel Air, MD, with restaurant discounts
    • We want you to experience the amazing restaurants in Bel Air
    • So check out the list and pick one now!
    • We'll be distributing the coupon sheet the week before and at the event.
  • 2-4: Challenge runs and scoring.
    • Watch as four teams at time try to get the highest score on the tables and impress the judges with their engineering.
  • 5:00: Closing ceremony and big awards.
    • Big crowd needed to applaud the work of these young engineers!

IMPORTANT: This will be a public event and real-time media and still photography will be shot at the event and will be streamed and posted during the day and subsequently. Your attendance at the event will be an assumed agreement that your image and likeness may appear in this media work.

Bel Air STEAM Lab Will be Open from 8a-2p

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  • Race Puff Mobiles
  • Make a gummy bear piano with Makey-Makeys
  • Ozobot racetrack
  • Complete a Little Bits design challenge
  • and more!

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Single Day Design Challenge
©October, 2023 by Robot Mats and XCORP2014

This is an independent robotics event. FIRST®, FIRST INSPIRES®, FIRST® Tech Challenge, FTC®, FIRST® LEGO League, FLL®, Junior FIRST® LEGO® League, and JrFLL®, are jointly held trademarks of FIRST INSPIRES® ( and The LEGO Group, neither of which is overseeing, involved with, or responsible for this activity, product, or service.