Jack’s Judgements

Official Rulings by the Australian FLL Head Referee

Last Updated 8:54 pm on 03/08/2022

Important Note:

These are official rulings and clarifications that apply to all FLL tournaments in Australia only. However, they can be overruled by official updates from FIRST (found here). Check regularly for updates. Please note that the Super Powered season contains rules that are different from previous seasons.

Further questions can be asked at the FLL Australia Help Forum or through the Australian FLL Slack Workspace. Questions can be submitted to the Australian Head Referee by Contacting Us.

Rule Clarification #1: Read the Rules…and don’t forget the Updates

Question: Rules? Updates?

Quick Answers:

  • Official season Rules and Guidelines can be found here
  • FIRST issues regular official updates to Project and Robot Game each year.
  • Official updates overrule anything here.
  • ASK QUESTIONS if anything is unclear or confusing!

Longer Explanation: To quote a section of text that used to appear in the FLL Challenge Guide…

Teams who have read everything:

  • Have fewer questions
  • Have less rework
  • Have fewer surprises at tournaments
  • Score higher
  • Have more fun!



Good Luck teams!