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I've heard of teams doing both.  The advantage to printing is that you can parallelize the build process.  My team was able to knock out 9 of the 10 models in 2 1/2 hours last Saturday.  If you do print them, you can print in black and white because the instructions list the color of all of the parts for each step.

-Frank Levine



On Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 9:13 AM, Penny Moss <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
As a rookie coach, I have a silly question. Do most people print out the building instructions or do you work off looking directly at the computer. Printing would be hundreds of pages!!! 

-Penny

On Jul 31, 2014, at 10:39 PM, VA-DC Referee Advisor <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

FLL Coaches and Teams,
  The World Class mission model build instructions will be posted tomorrow, Friday, August 1, at 12 noon Virginia-DC time.  They will be on the web at http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/missionmodelbuildinginstructions

  Even if you don't have your field kit yet, you can still take a look at the model pictures and guess what your robot's tasks might be.  We won't know for sure until August 26th, so let your team's imagination really run free.

   Lots of teams like to get together during August or after they form in September to have a "build party".  Team members can get familiar with uses for different types of LEGO pieces and have the mission models ready to go.

  For rookie coaches, and others who'd like to get more comfortable with FLL, keep an eye on the FLL Coach Calls that will be listed at http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/teamresources  (plus, you can start by listening to some of the recordings from last year--the basics of mentoring a team apply every year--only the specifics of the robot game and the project challenge should change.)  There is a lot of good material linked from the Coach/Team Resources page, so try to check there multiple times during the season for help.

From the FLL Challenge website, you'll be able to link to FAQs about this year's project:
http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/projectupdates

to the Robot Game updates:
http://www.firstlegoleague.org/challenge/robotgameupdates

and to the official rules about tournament judging and awards, plus advancement:
http://www.firstlegoleague.org/event/judging
http://www.firstlegoleague.org/event/judgingfaq

Just remember our FLL Core Values (http://www.firstlegoleague.org/mission/corevalues):

  We have FUN!


Steve Scherr
Virginia-DC FLL Referee Advisor



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