The first FLL core value is "We are a team." It's perfectly appropriate for your team to show up at the regional tournament with all the members who are available. We know that people get sick, family matters take priority, and so on. I've seen teams that had to do creative adaptations of their project presentations because a member couldn't come. Similarly, it's fine for a team to show up at the Championship with all the members who are available. It might be different because it's harder to schedule around obligations on short notice. These are not substitutes, they are team members. It is not appropriate to bring in new people who haven't been a part of the team as substitutes. That would probably affect your judging anyway. Steve Scherr Virginia-DC FLL Referee Advisor On Monday, November 14, 2016, Regina Dufresne <[log in to unmask]> wrote: > We are so excited to be a part of the state competition! It is our first > time going, and we coaches were wondering if the same team members must be > the ones to participate at this level. A few students have prior > commitments that weekend, and there were other students who could not > participate at the regional level. Can we send substitutes? > Thanks! > Regina Dufresne > Coach for the DCCE Robo Jedi Warriors > > -- 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.