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Fri, 13 Nov 2015 11:18:59 -0500
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Cedric,
  Keep in mind that the rules and regulations change a little from year to
year, so nothing I say should be construed as "the way it will be", only
"the way it was last year".  I have answered in-line below.

-Frank

On Fri, Nov 13, 2015 at 10:32 AM, Cedric D'Costa <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> We viewed the fllstartingpoint video which was very helpful.
> My apologies for the long list of question and  if we missed any from the
> video.
>
> We're a rookie team and needed clarification on the questions below-
> *Core values*
> 1. Are the kids allowed to take the poster into the room?
>
We did not - we had it on our table in the pit area.  not sure if it was
allowed or not.

>
>
2. Is this a closed session?
>
yes

> 3. How long is this session?
>
10 mins

> 4. Is this 5 minutes for the Core value activity and 5 minutes for judging?
>
not sure, but it was a total of 10 mins

> 5. Should the kids introduce themselves? Will this be counted in the time
> allocated?
>
I don't recall introductions for this one

> 6. Are only 3 adults allowed in the room with the kids?
>
 Number of adults was limited last year - I think it was 2

>
> *Project*
> 1. Is this 5 minutes for the presentation and 5 minutes for judging?
>
it was 10 minutes total last year

> 2. Should the kids introduce themselves? Will this be counted in the time
> allocated?
>
timer started when the kids walked in the door

> 3. Are only 3 adults allowed in the room with the kids?
>
 Number of adults was limited last year - I think it was 2

> 4. I assume this is a closed session and a poster/trifold is allowed in
> this room.
>
it was last year

>
> *Robot design*
> 1. Is this a closed session?
>
yes

> 2. Should the kids mention their roles as we have some "experts" in
> programming who can answer questions.
>
they can, but our judge talked to them and asked them what their role was

> 3. Should they walkthrough their binder?
>
our kids were prepared for that, I think the judge looked at one of the
programs

> 4. How long is the judging of Robot design?
>
not sure, but probably 10 mins like everything else

> 5. How many adults are allowed in the room with the kids?
>
 Number of adults was limited last year - I think it was 2

>
> *Missions*
> 1. Is this a closed session?
>
No - this was the part where parents and others could watch

> 2. How long do we get at the practice table?
>
We could sign up for 10 minute blocks

> 3. How many adults are allowed in the room with the kids?
>
Not a closed session - observers were welcome

>
> Thank you!
> Cedric
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