This information is two years old, but I think $750 per season is a good figure
for a team who owns the robot already, can build a sit-on-the-floor-no-lights
table for about $50, and can borrow a laptop computer for use by the team.
The $750 would include:
Team registration and challenge kit
Research project and skit materials
Regional tourney fees
Tshirts (low budget)
Very small items for tourney exchange
We did snacks and transportation as extras provided on a rotating basis by
Quoting Michael Blanpied <[log in to unmask]>:
> I may be switching from coaching a school-based (PTA-funded) team to
> a private (parent-funded) team, and am thus interested in estimating
> the total cost. We have NXT kits, but will need to pay for:
> - Team registration
> - Regional tournament registration
> - Challenge kit (table mat and models)
> - Materials to build a practice table
> - T-shirts
> - Snacks
> - Anything else I've missed
> If anyone has done this exercise and could share their estimates, I'd
> appreciate it!
> Mike Blanpied
> 2006 Nano People
> 2007 Power Bunnies
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