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Tuesday, 23 January 2007 09:55

2014 FLL SEASON   

2014 Team Registration with FIRST 
        May     ..............................  National Team Registration opens 
        June-September   ..............  Coach Training (Playing At Learning will  host web conference session and in person at The Play Space and possibly elsewhere)
        August 26   ......................  Challenge Kickoff  (online) at 9am pacific and NorCal FLL Kickoff Events!
        mid-September  ................  National Team Registration closes  (when max team limit is hit)  - Note team registration may close early!

 


2014 NorCal Tournament Registration Process - may change (updated 8/30) 

       Sept 1 - October 1  ..........................   STIMS Online or paper "Release of Liability" waiver forms received for all team members and all coaches/mentors 
    
   Sept 1 - October 1 ............................  Qualifier Registration fee and regional program fee paid and Online Team Information form completed
       Sept 1 - October 1 ............................  Team volunteer identified and screened

       October ~8th (possibly later)   ........   (Expected) tournament registration for "Round 1" will open for NorCal teams

 

 


2014 Norcal Tournament Event Dates for Northern California teams  
        October  ............................................................  Locally organized scrimmages  (aka you!)
        Nov 15, 16, 22, 23 (& possibly Nov 8, 9).........  Nor Cal First Level Tournament  (QT = Qualifying Tournaments)  - all registered NorCal teams may attend exactly one.  
        December-February ......................................
....  Nor Cal District Championship Tournament  - team may attend if advance from first level qualifying tournament

 

        April-June  ......................................................... [invitation only]  FLL Post Season Events (Festivals and Opens).  Invitations, if received, sent to FLL Partner to communicate

 

 

 


2014 NORCAL FLL TEAM COSTS  
[pricing from FIRST] :  Rookie Teams typically spend  ~$1200 and returning teams ~$500
       National Registration   (opens May)  ......
........................................  $225  (support FIRST)
       NorCal FLL Region Support Fee  ..........
..........................................  $100  (support for local region) 
       Field  Setup Kit (mat and field elements)   .......................................  $ 75  (plus ~$10 in tax/shipping)        
       Northern California Qualifier Tournament (QT) ........
......................  $ 85  (all teams may attend 1)
       Northern California Championship Tournament ..............................  $175  (advancement is based on Champions' award criteria

 

       Project Materials   ..............................................................................  $ 75 estimated  (depends on materials used)   

 

       FLL Robotics kit or any Mindstorms kit (1st year only) ................  $499  (plus ~$55 in tax/shipping)  - any version of Mindstorms is allowed
       Challenge table   (1st year only) .........................................................  $ 75 estimated   (depends on materials used - can be made cheaper)    

 

 

     

The team will need access to a laptop/computer to program their robot (and will want to bring to the tournament) and many teams create a team t-shirt.   Sometimes, snacks, project presentation materials  and similar expenses are also shared among team members. 

We do have some need-based grant money for teams - it is targeted to under-served communities. 
Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for sponsorship opportunities

 

 

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