Hello FLL coaches and teams, Here are 2 EXCITING opportunities for teams to showcase FLL! SATURDAY, MARCH 1ST State Championship- FIRST Tech Challenge(FTC) and Junior FIRST LEGO League (Jr.FLL) Expo Arthur Ashe Center Richmond, VA 48 High School/Middle School teams will be competing in their Championship Event, as well as 15 Jr.FLL teams participating in a Jr.FLL Expo - a great day - high energy -lots of excitement - amazing robots - cool LEGO models! There will be 2 shifts with two teams per shift. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm The entire team doesn't need to come, even the coach and a few students is great! Teams will be able to watch the FTC event and cheer on their favorite team! FTC will be all day, while the Jr.FLL Expo will be only in the morning. There will be an FLL table set-up, so your team should just bring their robot and any display boards or materials. SATURDAY, MARCH 22ND Virginia Regional - FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Siegel Center Richmond, VA This competition features the large (120 lb) High School robots playing “Aerial Assist”- this year a ball-toss game! In addition to the FRC robots, all FIRST programs will be featured. There will be 2 shifts with two teams per shift. 9:00 am - 12:30 pm 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm The entire team doesn't need to come, even the coach and a few students is great! Teams will be able to cheer on their favorite FRC team, put on safety glasses and go into the pits to see the teams up close, working on their robots and see the cool exhibits in Technology Row. If your team is interested in either of these events, please let me know - your team will be glad they participated!! Sandy Furman FIRST® Senior Mentor - Virginia P (804) 350-9029-cell E [log in to unmask] -- 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.