As long as your mat isn't torn! The tournament mats will vary, so if your solution is that tightly bound to a particular mat, you're in trouble already. Make it flexible, make it smart.that's the reality. -- Phil Smith III Coach, The Capital Girls (retired) Team 1900 (2002) Team 2497 (2003) Team 2355 (2004) Team 1945 (2005) From: First Lego League in Virginia and DC [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Sonya Shaver Sent: Friday, September 07, 2012 1:12 PM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] flattening the mat with textbooks? I'm nervous about doing anything at all to it besides just letting it sit on the table. Not knowing what the mats at the tournaments will look like, and whether or not there will be time or space for anything to be done for them, I don't want to get there and have a different landscape than what we've been practicing on. I don't know, I'm torn! -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-ANNOUNCEMENTS-l.html to subscribe.