First Lego League has a robot game, a project, and core values.
The robot is built with the Mindstorm lego system. I can/will post the game next week. The game board is barely visible behind them in the presentation.
This years theme is "In to Orbit". They needed a project to help long term space travel. They need to do a 5 minute presentation of their project and then they will get judged on the project. They will be asked questions after the presentation.
Is that by choice? If so, I encourage you to enter more competitions. IIRC (I coach FTC now) we always entered two qualifiers in FLL which lead to the regional tournament. If you stumbled at one, you could regroup, improve and take another swing. If you only have one available to you, you need to get your state/region on the ball... That is too much work for one and done IMO.
Actually, now that I think back, you were only allowed to enter one qualifier tournament which lead to the regional event if you qualified. We always entered a couple of scrimmages each year...that is how we gained experienced before the actual qualifier.