Good Afternoon FIRST LEGO League Teams, We are so excited to announce that the moment we have all been waiting for is finally upon us. The official details of the Hydro Dynamic Challenge has been released!! Check out all of the season specifics below! Team Resources: https://va-dcfll.org/fll-team-resources/ 2017/2018 Challenge Overview: If you haven't had a chance to register your team, below are some instructions on how you can go about registering your team. We look forward to another fun and exciting year & we cannon wait to see what fun and exciting solutions you and your teams develop. Sincerely, [cid:831E4449-0C7E-4FBC-8AE3-4D70FEF4BD92] VA/DC FIRST LEGO League Staff Registration is open, VA-DC FIRST LEGO League teams are encouraged to start/complete the registration now process. Go to https://va-dcfll.org/fll-team-registration-checklist/ to ensure you & your team are on the right track in completing all items on the checklist. Below is specific information on how to complete the registration process. 1.Enter FLL team information (team name, national FLL team number, coach contact info, etc.). FIRST LEGO League teams MUST be registered with FIRST for the 2017 Hydro Dynamic season before registering with the VA-DC FLL Region. FIRST will issue the FLL team number. To register with FIRST, go to: https://my.firstinspires.org/AccountManager/Account/Register<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__my.firstinspires.org_AccountManager_Account_Register&d=CwMFaQ&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=eu72oTsZsw1-Xh8V5EvYgQ&m=wOrTs5KjWMVY7zCiiHz6IfBzuG1hpANXOfIHJaNGHdE&s=t6X9vaJxyGinsZwAk5ydZII3Vl1hJQrD1GSMKKGmseo&e=> 2. Pay the $125 VA-DC FLL Regional Registration Fee (due by 10/10/2017). Make sure to use your FLL National Registration number. Options for payment include: a. Credit card online payment: An additional $2.50 credit card processing fee will be charged with this option. Go to: https://commerce.cashnet.com/cashneti/selfserve/storeentrance.aspx?client=JMU_PROD&SID=VADCFLL&<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__commerce.cashnet.com_cashneti_selfserve_storeentrance.aspx-3Fclient-3DJMU-5FPROD-26SID-3DVADCFLL-26&d=CwMFaQ&c=eLbWYnpnzycBCgmb7vCI4uqNEB9RSjOdn_5nBEmmeq0&r=eu72oTsZsw1-Xh8V5EvYgQ&m=wOrTs5KjWMVY7zCiiHz6IfBzuG1hpANXOfIHJaNGHdE&s=Z9jmpPeYJFF8P7u0JrVaUDQIqcQK4U_KpBTN5BDXtyQ&e=> (select the $125 Regional Registration option) b. Pay by check: Send a check for $125 to the address below. Be sure to include your team number on the check so that it can be correctly credited. Multiple payments may be included in the same check, but each team numbers must be indicated. c. Pay by purchase order: Purchase orders are acceptable from any VA or DC school system. Send your purchase order to the address below. Be sure to include your team number on the PO so that it can be correctly credited. Multiple payments may be included in the same PO, but each team numbers must be indicated. Mailing address for check and P.O. payments: VA-DC FLL James Madison University 800 S. Main, MSC 3516 Harrisonburg, VA 22807 3. Enter team member information (team member name, date of birth, etc.). Date of birth determines the team's VA-DC FLL division - please be accurate and complete: https://vadcfll.cisat.jmu.edu/db/newaccount.aspx 4. Regional Qualifying Tournament Preference Selection (pick 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice). This final step (selection of tournaments) will not be available until October 1st. Assignments are based on a first-come, first-serve basis based on tournament selection so starting registration now will not guarantee your preference but does give you ample time to collect team member information ahead of time. You will be able to come back and make updates/changes as needed until the end of the registration period on October 10th. We will send out reminders when we get close to the opening of the regional tournament selection portion. Please email [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>for any assistance. Thank you and we are looking forward to yet another fun-filled and successful season! -- 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.