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Last year we had one 12 year old and one 8 year old and did just fine.
Don't let the division thing mess you up or have a member drop out because
of the division thing.

Mike
On Sep 13, 2011 3:37 PM, "Phil Smith III" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Hm. Why do they *need* to compete in Division 1? I've seen plenty of Div1
> teams that outscored Div2 teams. And it's the journey, not the destination
> -- might be worth asking them, they could well surprise you. Just hate to
> see someone drop out for this reason. (And yeah, grade might make more
sense
> -- it'd be harder to verify, but hopefully we aren't that worried about
> "ringers").
> --
> Phil Smith III
>
> Coach, The Capital Girls (retired)
> Team 1900 (2002)
> Team 2497 (2003)
> Team 2355 (2004)
> Team 1945 (2005)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: First Lego League in Virginia and DC
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Melanie Suddreth
> Sent: Tuesday, September 13, 2011 1:37 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [VADCFLL-L] Competition Age Restrictions/Requirements
>
> It would be nice to see this rule apply to grade level instead of age. I
> have a 12 year old dyslexic son in the 5th grade and will probably have to
> drop out so the rest of his peers (4th and 5th graders) can compete in
> Division 1. Just another hurdle kids with disabilities have to face!!
>
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