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First Lego League in Virginia and DC <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 1 Dec 2020 08:48:27 -0500
Manoj Behera <[log in to unmask]>
Manoj Behera <[log in to unmask]>
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I paid $100 for my team by credit card but I still have shown not paid in
my account. Can you please make sure it's been paid so that I can register
it today. Please see the details below.

  Payment Code:700591
  Payment Amount:$100.00
  Team # *51798*

*Manoj B*

On Sun, Nov 29, 2020 at 5:44 PM Karen Berger <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> *CAUTION: *This email originated from outside of JMU. Do not click links
> or open attachments unless you recognize the sender and know the content is
> safe.
> ------------------------------
> Teams,
> I hope you're all doing well in this crazy year. I know many of you all
> are learning how to coach teams in a remote environment and we're busy
> learning how to run tournaments in a remote environment as well. We're just
> a few days from the opening of the tournament preference selection portion
> of the VA-DC FLL registration process.  I have included a lot of notes
> below as well as the previous email about registration below that so please
> take a few minutes and read the notes.  We look forward to seeing you all
> at regional tournaments in January/February!
> Important things to remember:
>    1. *VA-DC FLL registration is open now* (all except the tournament
>    preference portion) and will remain open until midnight, December 10th.
>    You MUST be registered by that time to compete in a VA-DC FLL regional
>    tournament
>    2. *Starting at 10 am on December 1st you will be able to select your
>    preferences for tournament **date* (1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th choices).
>    This must be completed by midnight on December 10th. We hope to post
>    assignments by December 15th. This year you will select your date
>    preferences only (not specific events). Due to flexibility for
>    scheduling with some events, we’ll finalize the schedule for some of our
>    tournaments after we see where the most interest is (hopefully get more
>    teams their 1st choices)
>    3. Teams will be assigned “locally” where possible though some teams
>    may get moved to other regions depending on availability of space (since
>    events are remote, there’s no travel required). A few events may be for
>    teams from across Virginia/DC if there is not enough local interest to hold
>    a local-only event.
>    4. There will be at least 1 Sunday event (more if there’s enough
>    interest) but the final date of that event(s) will depend on when the most
>    interest is
>    5. *If you do not plan to participate in VA-DC FLL regional events* please
>    email Kaitlin Ilnitzki ([log in to unmask]) and include your team
>    number. This saves us a lot of time tracking down missing teams in the next
>    few weeks.
>    6. *Assignments are made on a first-come, first-serve basis*. Some may
>    be single-division events, depending on the teams requesting those
>    dates. If you have a strong date preference, the earlier you register, the
>    better.
>    7. *Note to organizations or coaches with more than one team* (we will
>    do our best to accommodate):
>    1. If you want all teams assigned to same event, please make sure that
>       all 4 date choices are the same, in the same order and list the
>       organization and/or coach as the same
>       2. If you don’t want them assigned to the same event, please make
>       sure that the date choices are different and/or in different orders
>       8. While we do what we can to get teams into their 1st choice *not
>    all teams will get their 1st choice *so please select other choices
>    with that in mind.
>    9. *Please make sure that you register ALL members of the team and
>    include their grades and birthdays*. This ensures that your team is
>    placed in the correct division and that we order enough participation
>    ribbons for all members of your team.  Remember that we have changed
>    how divisions are assigned this year and it is now based on grade levels.
> Remember that the *VA-DC FLL Registration system will close at midnight
> on December 10th*.  After that point you will *NOT* be able to make any
> changes to your team information (team members, names, etc.).  Please
> have all changes done by this time.  We must lock the system to allow us to
> do the team assignments and the system will remain locked even after the
> assignments are completed.
> I strongly recommend that you join us at 7 pm on December 8th for the
> final webinar (focusing on what to expect at tournaments this season) due
> to the new remote format we're all going to be learning.  Information about
> registering for the webinar can be found on the website (
> <>).
> For those unable to join live, the webinar will be recorded and posted to
> the website as well.
> Thanks and we look forward to seeing you all in January/February!
> Karen
> -----------
> Karen Berger
> [log in to unmask]
> VA-DC FLL Regional Tournament Coordinator
> *Welcome to the 2020/2021 RePlay FIRST LEGO League Season!*
> *We hope you are just as excited about the new RePlay season as we are!
> We're a few weeks away from the opening of the tournament preference
> portion of the VA-DC FLL registration at 10 am on December 1st!*
> *A few critical updates and changes for this season:*
> 1.     *All official events will be remote this season*
> 2.     *If you have a registered team and will NOT be participating in a
> Regional Tournament in January/February, please let us know (simply email *
> *[log in to unmask]* <[log in to unmask]>*)*
> 3.     *For tournament preferences, this year teams will only be
> selecting their preferred dates (not locations). Teams will then be
> assigned “locally” if possible but due to the remote format, some teams may
> be assigned to events “outside” of their area.  Tournament dates
> include: 1/23/21, 1/24/21, 1/30/21, 1/31/21, 2/6/21, 2/7/21 (note that
> there will be at least one Sunday event but not all Sundays may have
> tournaments)*
> Registration is open, VA-DC FIRST LEGO League teams are encouraged to
> start/complete the registration process
> <>
>  now!
> Below is specific information on how to complete the registration process.
> 1.   *Register FLL team with FIRST* (team name, national FLL team number,
> coach contact info, etc.).  *FIRST LEGO League teams MUST be registered
> with FIRST for the 2020 RePlay season before registering with the VA-DC FLL
> Region.  FIRST will issue the FLL team number. *
> To register your team, go to:
> <>
> 2. *Create Team Manager account and* *enter team information* (team name,
> team number, coach contact info, team member names, dates of birth, grades,
> etc.). Grade determines the team’s VA-DC FLL division:
> <>
> 3. *Pay the $100 VA-DC FLL Regional Registration Fee* (due
> by 12/10/2020).  Make sure to use your FLL National Registration number.
> Options for payment include:
> a. *Credit card online payment:* An additional $3.00 credit card
> processing fee will be charged with this option.  Go to:
> <>
> b. *Pay by check:* Send a check for $100 to the address below. *Be sure
> to include your team number on the check so that it can be correctly
> credited.  Multiple payments may be included in the same check, but each
> team numbers must be indicated. *Mailing address for check payments:
> *                  VA-DC FLL                    *
> *                  James Madison University*
> *                  800 S. Main, MSC 3516*
> *                  Harrisonburg, VA 22807*
> c. *Pay by purchase order:* Purchase orders are acceptable from any VA or
> DC school system. Send your purchase order to the address below or email
> them to [log in to unmask] Be sure to include your team number on the PO
> so that it can be correctly credited. Multiple payments may be included in
> the same PO, but each team numbers must be indicated. Mailing address for
> P.O. payments:
> *                   VA-DC FLL                    *
> *                   Lakeview Hall*
> *                   800 S. Main, MSC 0305*
> *                   Harrisonburg, VA 22807*
> 4. *Regional Qualifying Tournament Date Preference Selection (pick 1st,
> 2nd, 3rd and 4th  choice).* *This final step (selection of tournament
> dates) will not be available until 10 am on December 1st.*
> Assignments are based on a first-come, first-serve basis based on
> tournament date selection so starting registration now will not guarantee
> your preference but does give you ample time to collect team member
> information ahead of time.
> You will be able to come back and make updates/changes as needed until the
> end of the registration period on December 10th.  We will send out
> reminders when we get close to the opening of the regional tournament date
> selection portion.
> *Please email [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>  for any
> assistance.  Thank you and we are looking forward to yet another fun-filled
> and successful season!*
> Sincerely,
> VA-DC *FIRST* LEGO League Staff
> (540) 568-2216
> 800 South Main St. MSC 0305
> Harrisonburg, VA 22807
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Thanks and Regards,

Manoj Behera || Herndon, VA || 571-201-0597(C)

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