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Skip Morrow <[log in to unmask]>
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Skip Morrow <[log in to unmask]>
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Oh my, I forgot all about that "inviting the parents" process! Yes, what
you say is correct! I sure do hope I haven't confused anyone too much :)

It is a confusing system no doubt.

Coach Skip


.

On Wed, Sep 23, 2015 at 9:41 AM, Lisa R. Knudson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Coach Skip,
>
> I hate to disagree with you, but the information you are giving out to new
> teams is a little incorrect.
>
>
>
> The first website you tell them to have parents put information into is
> for the coach to use (that's the TIMS site).  The coach puts in their
> team's info and invites members to 'join'.  The parents will then get an
> email 'inviting' the child.  Their is a link (
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__my.usfirst.org_stims_Login.aspx&d=BQIFaQ&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=J5fb0ELkRoh7TzAGYz99sSMvB-c7i4AC0HDT2OVPrww&m=Gqx9pwg-4G_Aqo2FLI2bHE2kIPUSoOBJy7aB7FMF3Nk&s=6xeXyNBnKa7E7jSQqpRijIFyk38wgjTu8JvaSpl-G6A&e=  ) (this one is the STIMS site) in
> the email where they (the parent) will have to create a login, put their
> childs info into the system and sign the electronic consent and release
> form.
>
>
>
> THEN, the coach will have to check back on the TIMS site and accept the
> kids onto the team.
>
>
>
> Crazy system and very confusing (plus this doesn't include the local VA/DC
> site and registration), but there is too much info going out that isn't
> quite accurate.  Just read the emails that come from FLL - all the info is
> there.  Thanks, Lisa.
>
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* First Lego League in Virginia and DC <[log in to unmask]>
> on behalf of Skip Morrow <[log in to unmask]>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, September 23, 2015 7:42 AM
>
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: [VADCFLL-L] Team Member Registration
>
> Hi Coach! Let me try to answer this. I am another coach too, that has gone
> through this last year and I am about to do it again this year. It is
> unfortunately kind of hard, but not terribly so. You will have to get the
> parents involved, so good luck with that. I encourage you to do it yourself
> first (assuming that you have a child on your team), take notes, and then
> explain it to the other parents.
>
> There are two different sites where the team member (children) information
> must be entered. The first is the national USFIRST website
> https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__my.usfirst.org_fll_tims_site.lasso&d=BQIFaQ&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=J5fb0ELkRoh7TzAGYz99sSMvB-c7i4AC0HDT2OVPrww&m=Gqx9pwg-4G_Aqo2FLI2bHE2kIPUSoOBJy7aB7FMF3Nk&s=yv4jGj0xN-k-vsd3MclTFPuoVQd7jjyDjfC3e95O6rE&e= 
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__my.usfirst.org_fll_tims_site.lasso&d=BQMFaQ&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=J5fb0ELkRoh7TzAGYz99sSMvB-c7i4AC0HDT2OVPrww&m=8IEfiYEU3oIAON1r7R0Dad98k3zhWyyXDFj-44C3d9g&s=HJWqzaAGwsvMQPJ0_rVn4ihrz--pNy82gXIXYNnOQIA&e=>
> This is where all of the parents will have to go. They will have to create
> an account and then enter in their child's information. I do not know if
> parents that had kids participating last year, if they will have to create
> a new account or if they can use last year's account. I haven't tested it
> yet. Like I said, if you have a child on your team, then I suggest that you
> do this first before sending that link out to all of your parents.
>
> Next, YOU need to enter team member (children) information on the VA-DC
> FLL site
> https://vadcfll.cisat.jmu.edu/db/newaccount.aspx
>
> But before you can do that, you will have to create the team at that same
> site first. So, create the team, and then add team member information. The
> site will ask questions such as the child's name, birth date, FLL history
> (have they competed before) and ethnicity. Again, I suggest that you go
> through, enter the information for your own kid(s), take notes, and then
> send out an email to all of your parents requesting the information that
> you will need to complete that form.
>
> I really hope that helps! :) If you have any other questions, just ask
> here!
>
> Coach Skip
>
>
> .
>
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 11:02 PM, Nan Tian <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
>> Dear all,
>>
>> We are a rookie team and I'm a rookie coach this year.  How do you do the
>> student team member registration again? Can I add all the team members
>> myself or do I have to invite the parents to enter their children one by
>> one?
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>> Coach Tian
>> Alpha Techs
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>> Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2015 13:25:35 +0000
>> From: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] Team Member Registration
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>
>>
>> Penny is correct.  We’ve been working to develop a system that would pull
>> data from the FIRST system but it’s not easy.
>>
>> From: "[log in to unmask]
>> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__mailto-26-2358-3Bvadcfll-2Dl-40listserv.jmu.edu&d=BQMF-g&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=J5fb0ELkRoh7TzAGYz99sSMvB-c7i4AC0HDT2OVPrww&m=Y29BugleZgGwMM31Lml_TUkO3Becpj1XuxfzVjE16Fo&s=DOv76BwclkNCj3nNH39J7kksPEu4sfYuP6j3SIN3D2I&e=>"
>> <[log in to unmask]
>> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__mailto-26-2358-3Bvadcfll-2Dl-40listserv.jmu.edu&d=BQMF-g&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=J5fb0ELkRoh7TzAGYz99sSMvB-c7i4AC0HDT2OVPrww&m=Y29BugleZgGwMM31Lml_TUkO3Becpj1XuxfzVjE16Fo&s=DOv76BwclkNCj3nNH39J7kksPEu4sfYuP6j3SIN3D2I&e=>>
>> on behalf of "Poole, Aeronia" <[log in to unmask]>
>> Reply-To: "Poole, Aeronia" <[log in to unmask]>
>> Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 9:19 AM
>> To: vadcfll <[log in to unmask]
>> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__mailto-26-2358-3Bvadcfll-2Dl-40it-2Dlistserv1.jmu.edu&d=BQMF-g&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=J5fb0ELkRoh7TzAGYz99sSMvB-c7i4AC0HDT2OVPrww&m=Y29BugleZgGwMM31Lml_TUkO3Becpj1XuxfzVjE16Fo&s=Bf1k1K3yRYu7pL2rSgmoPYdjSlG2fMWT551sO1a45P4&e=>
>> >
>> Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] Team Member Registration
>>
>>
>>
>> Thank you, Penny.  I have several updates; better get cracking.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Aeronia L. Poole, M.Ed C&I
>> MS Technology Coordinator
>> Robotics Team Coach - STEM Think Tank
>> National Cathedral School
>> 202-537-6368
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>> *From:* Penny Moss <[log in to unmask]>
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, September 22, 2015 9:08 AM
>> *To:* Poole, Aeronia
>> *Cc:* [log in to unmask]
>> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__mailto-26-2358-3BVADCFLL-2DL-40it-2Dlistserv1.JMU.EDU&d=BQMF-g&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=J5fb0ELkRoh7TzAGYz99sSMvB-c7i4AC0HDT2OVPrww&m=Y29BugleZgGwMM31Lml_TUkO3Becpj1XuxfzVjE16Fo&s=q-g5aUb0X-x33OGGJgLh5hBNWvWTelB-TRR3k6kBetI&e=>
>> *Subject:* Re: [VADCFLL-L] Team Member Registration
>>
>> For the VADC registration, the coach has to put in the team member
>> information all over again. While I had one returning member, he did not
>> show up when I registered the team. Again, this is different than what is
>> done on the TIMS site. Hope this helps.
>>
>> -Penny Moss
>> Coach
>>
>> On Sep 22, 2015, at 8:59 AM, Poole, Aeronia <[log in to unmask]
>> <[log in to unmask]>> wrote:
>>
>> VADCFLL, Please clarify: I have returning team members and new team
>> members.  Last year my parents went to the link I provided and put in
>> members' information.
>>
>>
>> 1.  Do current parents have to re-enter information again this year; or
>> 2.  Will old member information be populated.
>> 3.  Will new parent members use the same link as last year?
>>
>>
>> Please advise.  Thanks.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Aeronia L. Poole, M.Ed C&I
>> MS Technology Coordinator
>> Robotics Team Coach - STEM Think Tank
>> National Cathedral School
>> 202-537-6368
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>> *From:* First Lego League in Virginia and DC <[log in to unmask]
>> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__mailto-26-2358-3BVADCFLL-2DL-40listserv.jmu.edu&d=BQMF-g&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=J5fb0ELkRoh7TzAGYz99sSMvB-c7i4AC0HDT2OVPrww&m=Y29BugleZgGwMM31Lml_TUkO3Becpj1XuxfzVjE16Fo&s=ipEQbzIDUFo3iWIkx96ICifNcZKG4iU7pqBx0F6MBB8&e=>>
>> on behalf of Karen Berger <[log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>>
>> *Sent:* Monday, September 21, 2015 5:28 PM
>> *To:* [log in to unmask]
>> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__mailto-26-2358-3BVADCFLL-2DL-40it-2Dlistserv1.jmu.edu&d=BQMF-g&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=J5fb0ELkRoh7TzAGYz99sSMvB-c7i4AC0HDT2OVPrww&m=Y29BugleZgGwMM31Lml_TUkO3Becpj1XuxfzVjE16Fo&s=PYlkOSb_lRwalzZjQ1eRy_gDP4DBNVWAtpEuRNZa0Ew&e=>
>> *Subject:* Re: [VADCFLL-L] Team Member Registration
>>
>> For the TIMS site (run by FIRST), parents input that info and that system
>> is still being used. Please encourage parents to do this.
>>
>> For the VA-DC FLL registration site, which is used by teams to pick their
>> preferences for their regional tournament as well as get them assigned to
>> the correct division, the coach can enter everything.  The only way parents
>> would be able to enter the info would be for the coach to give them all
>> their user name and password.  I recommend coaches gather and enter this
>> info before October 1st, when the tournament preference portion of the site
>> will be opened.  At that time, coaches can log back in, select their
>> preferences and then their registration form will be complete for regional
>> tournaments. Teams will be able to make changes/edits up until (but no
>> later than) October 10th, at which time we will get the assignments
>> completed.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Karen
>>
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: [VADCFLL-L] Team Member Registration
>> From: Skip Morrow <[log in to unmask]>
>> Date: Mon, September 21, 2015 5:00 pm
>> To: <[log in to unmask]
>> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__mailto-26-2358-3BVADCFLL-2DL-40it-2Dlistserv1.JMU.EDU&d=BQMF-g&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=J5fb0ELkRoh7TzAGYz99sSMvB-c7i4AC0HDT2OVPrww&m=Y29BugleZgGwMM31Lml_TUkO3Becpj1XuxfzVjE16Fo&s=q-g5aUb0X-x33OGGJgLh5hBNWvWTelB-TRR3k6kBetI&e=>
>> >
>>
>> My team has been entered into the VADC site and I have paid the
>> tournament fee ($100). I think the next step is for me to enter my team
>> member information?? Last year I remember the parents had to fill out
>> online forms for each kid. Is that not required any more?
>>
>> Coach Skip
>> Technobots of Chesapeake
>>
>> .
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