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So there are some red herrings on the mat this year. Interesting, I look
forward to rules release.

thanks steve for all you do
On Aug 13, 2012 10:17 PM, "VA/DC Referee Advisor" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Speculating about how the mission models will be used is an
> entertaining pre-season FLL activity, and maybe will help your team
> think outside of the box!
> (http://fllblog.wordpress.com/2012/07/25/mission-prediction-2012/ and
> http://forums.usfirst.org/showthread.php?t=19301)
>
> Officially, of course, all* will be revealed about the field setup,
> and the missions and penalties on Challenge release day, August 28.
>
> * All except for game updates, of course ;-)
>
> Three comments:
> 1)  I haven't received a field kit yet, but from comments I have seen
> on the FLL forums, I doubt that anything was left out.
> (
> http://bsvrobotics.wordpress.com/2012/08/06/senior-solutions-mission-models/
> )
>
> 2)  12 has been the normal number of touch penalty objects for 1
> season.  I think that it was 8 for a full decade.
>
> 3)  I had the opportunity to visit Scott Evans this year, but he
> hadn't quite finalized the Senior Solutions game, so I cannot (and
> won't!) speak with authority about the missions yet.  But I can
> provide one **WARNING**  -- there will be more spaces marked on the
> mat than there are pairs of dual-lock pieces in the kit, so please
> follow the Field Setup instructions precisely when they are issued.
>
> Steve Scherr
> VA/DC FLL Referee Advisor
>
> >
> > My team wondered if the polygons are possible starting locations for the
> > medicine bottles.  The working theory is...
> >
> >
>
> >
> >  Is anybody aware how
> > touch penalties will be handled this year and if there are objects to be
> > used by the refs to keep track of touch penalties?
> > It is probably more than a coincidence
> > that there are twelve (the normal number of touch penalty objects).
> > Does
> > anyone know if the touch penalty objects were maybe accidentally left
> out of
> > the kits?
> >
> >
> >
> > Andy Traiger
> >
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