The SESI FIRST® LEGO® League International Open Brazil Tournament is a 100-team event targeting the best FIRST LEGO League teams from North, Central, and South America. The event will take place in Rio de Janeiro, at the Pier Mauá, between June 12 to 14, 2020.
Students part of the FIRST LEGO League challenge in their own countries, design, build, and program their own robots to compete with during their national tournaments and then qualify to represent their countries at international tournaments.
We are sure that in International Open season your teams will be ready to embark on a new mission meeting team members from around the world, and we’re sure all team achievements will stand out.
We are looking forward to meet you soon!
The SESI FIRST® LEGO® League International Open Brazil is managed by the Social Service of Industry (SESI), an institution that serves industries and workers in occupational health and safety management and promotes the health and education of workers, theis dependents and communities.
Since 2013, SESI is responsible for the official operation of the FIRST LEGO LEAGUE - FLL in Brazil. SESI annually organizes the regional tournaments and the National Tournament.
SESI is also responsible for the mobilization of new robotics teams, the training of technicians and voluntary evaluators, as well as the articulation of the competition held in the Brazil with the international operators, stimulating the participation of Brazilian teams in events abroad.
Located in the heart of Porto Maravilha, Pier Mauá covers an area of 40,000 m2, including the International Cruise Terminal in Rio de Janeiro, Touring Building, Mauá Space, in addition to 5 warehouses built in the 19th century, having 3,500 m2 each and an external space of 8,500 m2.
Pier Mauá have held the most exciting events of the town, such as Rio +20, in 2012; Fashion Rio, in 2013; and the mean meeting point for Rio 2016 Olympics Games, in 2016. Visitor can access the area by Light Rail Vehicle (VLT).
About Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and one of the most visited cities in Southern Hemisphere. The city is named the World Capital of Architecture for 2020 by UNESCO.
Rio de Janeiro is known for its natural settings, Carnival, music and beaches. Some of the most famous landmarks include the statue of Christ the Redeemer atop Corcovado mountain, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World; Sugarloaf Mountain with its cable car, and Maracanã Stadium, venue of the 2014 World Cup final.
RIO Galeão – International Airport Tom Jobim
Taxis, vans and UBER to go from the airport to the hotel, and the hotel to de venue.
The transport service must be hired by the teams. SESI is not providing this service.