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Ankit Gupta <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 15 Oct 2019 16:31:59 -0400
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Hi, our team name is brainstormers and I don’t see our name on the list

Pls advise

On Tue, Oct 15, 2019 at 4:26 PM Karen Berger <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> VA-DC FLL Teams,
> The tournament assignments are now posted on the VA-DC FLL website (
> *
> <>
> ).  Please use the list to find out where your team is assigned.  Be
> careful to look up the correct team number – some teams have the same or
> very similar names this year.  Make sure that your division is correct
> (if the birthdays you listed are correct, the division is correct).
> Assignments were made on a first-come, first-serve basis, though some
> adjustments did have to be made due to not having enough teams at a
> particular tournament to run both divisions at the tournament.  A few
> important notes:
> ** Manassas, Woodbridge and Richmond will be Division 1 only* (we did not
> have enough division 2 teams to hold that division at the tournaments).  Richmond
> may switch back to both divisions but the impacted coaches have been
> contacted separately to let them know what’s going on.
> ** A few of the tournaments were VERY popular and we are simply not able
> to place all the teams that want to go to those events into them*.  Combined,
> Chantilly, Woodbridge and DC1 had 162 teams select them as a first choice,
> with only 88 slots between them (not to mention all the teams that picked
> them as a 2nd choice and didn’t get their 1st choice), Glen Allen has
> twice as many teams select them as a first choice as they had space, etc.
> Some of the tournaments got to capacity in just a few minutes.
> With all of that, we were able to get 338 teams (69.3% of teams) into
> their first choice, 82 into their 2nd choice (16.8%), 32 into their 3rd
> choice (6.6%).  We had 36 that we could not get into one of their top
> three choices. For all of those teams we tried our best to put them in a
> tournament in the same geographical area as at least one for their top
> three choices and if possible, the same day, but often were not able to
> have it on the same day.  Please be aware that because so many teams
> picked the same tournaments, especially in Northern Virginia/DC, there are
> going to be teams that registered on the first day and did not get one of
> their top three choices.
> So, if you didn’t get your top choice(s), it is because the tournament was
> full before I got to your registration, based on the first-come,
> first-serve.  Please do not ask us to switch you to your first choice
> because there is not any space left.  There are still a few tournaments
> with space so if you do want to switch, we need to know ASAP (*by Sunday,
> 10/20* - we will not allow changes after that date since tournament
> directors need time to write schedule and plan for their events and we need
> to order supplies).  The tournaments listed below are the *ONLY* options
> (# in parenthesis is the number of spots left):
> * November 9th: Bedford (14), Blacksburg (2), Falls Church (2)
> * November 10th: Falls Church (2)
> * November 16th: Chesterfield (6), York County (6), Abingdon (8),
> Martinsville (1)
> * November 17th: Richmond (10)
>  Thanks and we’re looking forward to seeing the 488 teams at the regional
> tournaments in November!  Your tournament directors are hard at work
> planning and should be reaching out to you by 10/26 to say hello (they may
> not email earlier because I won’t send out the list of teams to the
> tournaments until the 21st in case we do have any changes).
> Thanks,
> Karen
> --------------
> Karen Berger
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> VA-DC FLL Regional Tournament Coordinator
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