Thank you Karen. We appreciate all of the time and effort you give to FLL
and the kids involved in it.
On Thu, Oct 16, 2014 at 10:05 AM, Karen Berger <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> The regional tournament assignments are now posted and can be accessed at
> They are sorted two different ways so you can look up your assignments by
> team number or by tournament. Make sure to look at the team numbers as
> with 500+ teams competing there may be multiple teams with the same or very
> similar names. Please also check to ensure that your division is correct
> (this is based on birthdays that were entered so if they are correct, you
> are in the correct division).
> Tournament assignments were made on a first-come, first-serve basis and a
> few tournaments were limited to only a single division because not enough
> teams from the other division selected those events (Manassas and Stafford).
> We were able to get a record 85.8% of teams into their first choices. If
> you did not get your first choice, it’s because that event was already full
> by the time your registration came up. While every effort was made to
> get those teams into the 2nd or if necessary, 3rd choices, there is a
> small number of teams that we were not able to place into any of their 3
> choices. In those cases, an effort was made to match them with an event
> based on the dates and locations of their 3 choices and picking the best
> matches. If you did not your first choice, please do not email us asking
> us to switch you into that event. It is full and we will not have space
> open up (teams do not drop out of events). The ONLY events in the state
> with open space are listed below.
> 11/8/14: Newport News, Chesterfield, Martinsville, Roanoke, Harrisonburg,
> 11/15/14: Norfolk, Abingdon, Fairfax 1, Stafford
> 11/16/14: Fairfax 2, Falls Church 2
> 11/22/14: Staunton, Fredericksburg
> Any tournament or division changes will have to happen very soon (by
> tomorrow evening) as I plan to get the team lists to the tournament
> directors this weekend. You can expect to get a welcome email from your
> tournament director sometime in the next few weeks that will have general
> information about their event (location, general timeline, what to expect,
> etc.). Please do not expect to have a detailed schedule until the event
> itself, though many tournaments will send out tentative schedules about a
> week before the event (these are subject to change so your team should plan
> to be at the event for the entire time).
> Thanks and we look forward to seeing you all at one of the 25 regional
> tournaments in November!
> Karen Berger
> VA-DC FLL Regional Tournament Coordinator
> Newport News Regional Tournament Director
> Norfolk Regional Tournament Director
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