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Tuesday, 23 January 2007 09:55

2013 FLL SEASON   

        May 6    ............................  National Team Registration opens  (gofll.usfirst.org)
        August-September   ..........  Coach Training (Playing At Learning will  host web conference session and in person at The Play Space and possible elsewhere)
        August 27   ......................  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!


2013 NorCal Season Tournament Registration Process - may change (final details typically in August/September)

       September 1 - October 1  ..........................   Received "Release of Liability" waiver forms for all team members and all coaches/mentors
    
   September 1 - October 1 ............................  Qualifier Registration fee paid and Online Team Information form completed

       October 7 (possibly later)   .......................   (Expected) tournament registration for "Phase 1" will open for NorCal teams


2013 Tournament Season Dates for Northern California teams  
        October  ..............................  Locally organized scrimmages  (aka you!)
        Nov 16, 17, 23, 24 ..............  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

 
End of Season / Post Season

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



2013 NORCAL FLL TEAM COSTS 
[pricing from FIRST] :  Rookie Teams typically spend  ~$1200 and returning teams ~$750
       National Registration   (opens May 2013)  ......
......................  $225  (plus ~$30 in tax/shipping)
       NorCal FLL Region (opens Sept 2013)  ..........
.......................  $100  (support local region - optional in 2013.  Likely not optional starting in 2014)
       Field  Setup Kit (mat and field elements)   ..............................  $ 75  (plus ~$10 in tax/shipping)       
       Northern California Qualifier Tournament ........
......................  $ 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) ......  $435  (plus ~$55 in tax/shipping)   Note the EV3 is more expensive.
       Challenge table   (1st year only) .............................................  $ 75 estimated   (depends on materials used - can be made cheaper)   
     

The team will need access to a laptop 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 have some need-based grant money for teams but it will be targeted to under-served communities. 
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