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Brittany Rose <[log in to unmask]>
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Brittany Rose <[log in to unmask]>
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Hi Tim, 

Welcome!

To answer your questions:

1 - check out the important dates for VA/DC here: https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__va-2Ddcfll.org_calendar_&d=BQIFAg&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=J5fb0ELkRoh7TzAGYz99sSMvB-c7i4AC0HDT2OVPrww&m=BI6MWt4_izFlqqeztIAYlXVNgp1YEAnqc-C6srOoV_E&s=TjeYA4ttMI8bZyry37nEg5l1uUSryT9JWS1qfa3TPsk&e=  (regional tournaments in Virginia and DC take place during the first three weekends of November)

2 - there are 25 separate regional tournaments across Virginia and DC (teams only participate in one regional tournament)...the locations vary and you can see them all at the calendar link above

3 - a set number of teams advance from each regional tournament to the championship in December - how many teams advance depend upon how many teams participate both overall and from each age division (the age division split isn't know until after the assignments are made - generally around 100 teams from across Virginia and DC advance to the championship)

I hope that helps,
Brittany

On Oct 2, 2015, at 1:20 PM, [log in to unmask] wrote:

> Hello all,
> My name is Tim. I am from Mindframe Education (Mindbot team), and this is our first time doing FLL, as well as my first year coaching an FLL team. The information is very overwhelming, and we are a little late in terms of preparation. I would greatly appreciate it if you guys can help me with the information on the followings:
> 1. The important dates other than the ones listed on the websites. For instance, on the FLL websites, it says that Nov 14th - Jan 17th are regional tournaments. But when is it for us, the Northern VA and DC area? And where does it take place?
> 2. Where does our regional tournament take place?
> 3. What happens when a team wins a loses in the regional tournament? Does the team advance to the next regional round, or does the team move on and compete in a bigger tournament? And when a team loses in the regional tournament, does it mean that they are done and have to wait till next year FLL?
> We would greatly appreciate it if you guys can provide us with the above information. Thank you in advance!
> With regards,
> Tim
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