The FIRST® LEGO League Challenge Global Innovation Award (GIA) is a competition designed to showcase the real-world, innovative solutions that FIRST LEGO League teams create as a result of their Innovations Projects. FIRST LEGO League trains kids to think like innovators. The GIA encourages and assists teams to further develop solutions to real-world problems that demonstrate originality and have the potential to add significant value to the world. For many teams, their innovative solutions created through the FIRST LEGO League Innovation Project have led to some amazing opportunities, like receiving local and national media attention, meeting government leaders, and seeing their invention be brought to market. For some, their inventions have changed lives. Want to know more? Find additional information here.
gLOBAL iNNOVATION aWARD (Gia) IN mISSISSIPPI
One FIRST LEGO League team in Mississippi will be the Global Innovation Award nominee that will represent Mississippi at the global level of competition.
How does it work?
In this year's Cargo Connect season, the team with the most innovative project solution at the Mississippi FIRST LEGO League Cargo Connect Championship will receive the Global Innovation Award nomination.
What happens after winning the GIA nomination?
The team that receives the Global Innovation Award nomination will submit information about its Innovation Project for consideration at the next level of competition. It will be judged against the Global Innovation Award Rubric.
When will the Global Innovation Award Nominee for Mississippi be announced?
The team that receives the Global Innovation Award nomination for Mississippi will be announced along with the other award winners at the Mississippi FIRST LEGO League Cargo Connect Championship February 12, 2022.