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Briqu'convention & LEGO Robot Challenge

07 April 2017 until 09 April 2017

Briquconvention LEGO challenge INSA

The not-to-be-missed event for LEGO fans!

The students of the Mechanical Engineering department would like to welcome Lego fans and the general public to the INSA Lyon campus.

The LEGO® Robot Challenge

The aim of this competition is to stimulate students’ creativity and ingenuity in a fun way. Teams of students will go head to head to make a robot in 24 hours using a programmable Lego Mindstorm NXT kit. Their robot must fulfil an objective determined at the start of the competition. The challenge will be open to all INSA students, free of charge. At last year’s event, 12 teams of 4 students took up the challenge.

The competition will start on Friday, April 7 and the final will be at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 8. Open to the public. The robots created will be exhibited to the public until Sunday, April 9.

Further information and registration details are available on the Facebook page of the event

The Briqu'convention

Organized in partnership with the FreeLUG association, which brings together die-hard Lego fans from all over France, the Briqu'convention is aimed at LEGO enthusiasts and the general public – adults and children alike. This event on an unprecedented scale at INSA and the Lyon conurbation has been attracting more and more visitors since it was created three years ago. At last year’s event, the milestone of 3,000 visitors was reached!

Members of the public are invited to discover LEGO® constructions on various topics (Star Wars, westerns, Lego City, etc.), spread over 20 rooms, and to help build a gigantic LEGO® mosaic! For the 2017 edition, the fresco will sport the 5717 colors.

Various technical conferences will be held for LEGO enthusiasts (subject to registration with the FreeLUG association).

Open to the public: from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 8 and from 12:00 noon to 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 9.

Louis Neel Building, INSA Lyon campus - Public transport: Tram T1 “Croix Luizet” stop, or buses C17 and C26 “INSA-Einstein” stop.

Ticket price: €3 (€1 for under 18s and INSA VA cardholders) – Free for under 5s