The flexibility to use 2x3s instead of 2x4s has been around for a few years now, and FIRST is encouraging the shorter, lighter walls for cost, weight, and conservation reasons. When I checked last year, all tournaments for VA-DC FLL had tables with 2x4 edge walls. Steve Scherr VA-DC FLL Referee Advisor On Sunday, August 21, 2016, Skip Morrow <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > According to the table build instructions: > https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.firstinspires.org_sites_default_files_uploads_&d=CwIFaQ&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=k6Oa5GxfBPFMgGjb2r5QIoEOeBZs9xbNIpA0kLw_kFQ&m=LgFhmWE1n0kJbKOGbR-QiUDUVxncY8fmfYGdU9YqY-M&s=yInFBi2EHEZoYoASZ-Ao2dwNuo9Zl0GpshFJzXUM67g&e= > resource_library/fll/table-build.pdf > <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=http-3A__www.firstinspires.org_sites_default_files_uploads_resource-5Flibrary_fll_table-2Dbuild.pdf&d=CwMFaQ&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=J5fb0ELkRoh7TzAGYz99sSMvB-c7i4AC0HDT2OVPrww&m=nnuVhs9KeUHmBZQmTQPE_C9RnUR_PVVvG2t2O-k3qzE&s=HJLV3j-e2LHxuCG7Qm9pjgK3UMwtR9n_IXTSaiX9shQ&e=> > > The walls should be constructed with 2x3 lumber. The detail dimensions > state the the height of the walls is to be "3 +/- 0.5 inches", which is > clarified to mean "from 2.5 to 3.5 inches". A 2x3 has a width of 2.5 > inches, and a 2x4 has a width of 3.5 inches. But it would seem that lego is > "encouraging" the use of the 2x3 since that is what is called for in the > materials list. My question for the VA-DC folks is, what can we expect at > our regional and state tournament? I think I recall from the last few years > that we are using 2x4's??? > > By the way, is this something new from FLL, or has it always been that way? > > Skip Morrow > Coach Norfolk Collegiate > > . > ------------------------------ > 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. -- 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.