In one word: hectic!
The day's schedule is, roughly:
1) registration (turn in forms etc)
2) find a home for your team (typically a table in the cafeteria)
3) coaches meeting
4) practice round
5) first competition round
7) second competition round
8) third competition round
9) research presentation for judges
10) core values presentation for judges
11) closing ceremonies
1-4 and 11 are fixed events (i.e. same for each team); 5-10 will vary
-- i.e. while one team presents their research, another will present
core values and yet others will compete.
You definitely want to have an assistant coach and ideally several
parents around to help wrangle kids and help move stuff from place to
On Tue, Oct 3, 2017 at 8:59 AM, Elvina Tong <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I'm taking a grades 7-8 team to a First Lego League tournament this fall. It
> is the first time our school is sending a team.
> The kids are interested in knowing the format of the day, could anyone give
> me a rundown?
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