School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. and Longwood High School Present Jr. FIRST LEGO League (FLL) Expo

Team #2070, The Mind Twisters, of Dix Hills, pose at the Jr. FLL parade at the School Business Partnerships of Long Island’s (SBPLI) Jr. FIRST LEGO League Expo on March 2.

On March 2, School-Business Partnerships of Long Island, Inc. (SBPLI), in conjunction with Longwood Central School District, kicked off the sixth Annual Long Island Jr. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) LEGO League (FLL) Expo. Approximately 44 Jr. FLL teams participated in the tournament and all received recognition.

This year’s challenge was DISASTER BLASTERSM, in which children ages six to nine explored awe-inspiring storms, quakes, waves, and other natural disasters as they built a model made of LEGO® elements with a motorized part. The also presented a “Show Me” Poster, which students exhibited their research about natural disasters, how technology can help respond to natural disasters, and how first responders this use technology.

Below is a list of awards that various teams were recognized for:


Team #, Team Name


Amazing Movement Award

#604, Lego Stormers

#1326, The Thinkers

#1506, Longwood LEGO Lizards

Hicksville, NY

Dix Hills, NY

Middle Island, NY

Improvisation Award

#1508, Longwood Team Mudslide

#2290, Magma Monsters

Middle Island, NY

Yaphank, NY

Effort and Learning Award

#661, LEGO Lava

#823, PSOLI K

#824, PSOLI 2.1

#931, East Woods School's Rock Solids!

Garden City, NY

Merrick, NY

Merrick, NY

Oyster Bay, NY

Complexity and Decoration Award


#1509,  Longwood Fireballs

#2652, Floral Park LEGO Fanatics

#2653,The Power Housers

#3051, Longwood Tsunami Splashers

Middle Island, NY

Floral Park, NY

Floral Park, NY

Middle Island, NY

Most Explosive Award


#815, Team Tornado

#825, PSOLI 2.1/Sapphire Cobras

#922, Cliffsiders

#2070, The Mind Twisters

Locust Valley, NY

Merrick, NY

Girl Scouts of Nassau County

Dix Hills, NY

Robust Design Award

#372, Super Scoopers

#2659, Blue LEGO Hulks

#2721, North Side Water Surges

#3049, Longwood Blue Blasters

Girl Scouts Suffolk County

Floral Park, NY

East Williston, NY

Middle Island, NY

Construction Innovation Award


#373, Robot Girls

#816,The Knockouts

#1759, Disaster Blasters

#2658, Epic Destructive LEGO Bots

Girl Scouts Suffolk County

Locust Valley, NY

Greenlawn, NY

Floral Park NY

Team Spirit Award


#157, Brainstormers

#3015, LEGO Ladies

#3017, Square Root of Nine

#3028, Longwood LEGO Legends

Bayport, NY

Melville, NY

Melville, NY

Middle Island, NY

Teamwork Award

#3, LEGO Maniacs

#678, GC Brick Builders

#702, Ghost Eagles

#826, PSOLI 3.1

Huntington Station, NY

Garden City, NY

Garden City, NY

Merrick, NY

Inquiring Minds Award

#819,  Storm Troopers

#1507, Longwood Team Avalanche

#3050, Longwood Weather Wizards

#3052, Longwood Mindcrafters

Locust Valley, NY

Middle Island, NY

Middle Island, NY

Middle Island, NY

Long Island Award


#820, Royal Builders

#821, Rescue Bots

#2651, Super Six

Bayville, NY

Bayville, NY

Floral Park, NY

Gracious Professionalism

#2939, Amazing Creation

Bellmore, NY

Team #157, the Brainstormers, of Bayport will be advancing to the Jr. FLL World Festival Expo in St. Louis, which will take place on April 24-25.