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Darlene Pantaleo <[log in to unmask]>
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Darlene Pantaleo <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 25 Jun 2012 09:10:39 -0400
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Thanks for the info, Shom. I will keep this in mind when my granddaughter's team gets going.

On Jun 25, 2012, at 8:55 AM, Shom Paul wrote:

> Darlene,
> 
> $60 if the complete team cost.  That includes pizza, drinks and snacks
> for [4 members plus coach], field mat, mission components,
> certificates and pretty nice trophies for each child participating.
> 
> We don't make any money off of this event.  I'm responsible for
> showing a ZERO balance for this event.  It's just supposed to be fun
> and educational for kids, so they could use their summer to
> develop/sharpen robotics skills.
> 
> I've gotten tons of requests for people to come watch.  Thank you for
> this.  But to manage capacity, I'm only looking for participants only
> at this point.
> 
> I have done this last year and the kids had a blast.  This will be our
> second year.  That's why we've modified the game from FLL style
> challenges to a more collaborative game...to encourage gracious
> professionalism.
> 
> Shom
> 
> On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 7:32 PM, Darlene Pantaleo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> $60 seems like a lot. What is the "field kit"?
>> 
>> On Jun 24, 2012, at 4:49 PM, Alex wrote:
>> 
>> I would like to bring my sons to watch the competition if you could let me
>> know where and when it is.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Sun, 24 Jun 2012 16:44:06 -0400, Shom Paul wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Everyone,
>> 
>> My name is Shom Paul and I am hosting a community based robotics
>> tournament as a pre-FLL warm-up.  Iím looking for 2-3 teams of 3-4
>> kids per team to compete in a FTC-style FLL challenge.  In the
>> tournament, teams will be assigned a coalition for each round, where
>> they will have 10 minute to collaborate with another team, and then
>> compete for points against a different pair in a 90-second game.
>> There will be 4 rounds.  Same FLL size field (4 ft by 8ft).
>> Registration will be next weekend, but pre-registration is required.
>> Email me if you are interested.  I have 5-6 teams already, so spots
>> are limited.
>> 
>> So, if you have an FLL team, where 3-4 kids are up for a robotics
>> challenge, you may want to participate.  Once you pre-register, I will
>> inform you about registration.  The cost is $60 per team.
>> Registration will cover your field kit, pizza and snacks at the
>> tournament and awards [ie, trophies for every individual participate].
>> The tournament date is set for the afternoon of July 21st.
>> 
>> I can only take the first three teams to reply.
>> 
>> Shom
>> 
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