Quick update on Location for the Pitch the Experts Event. The event will be held at the United States Patent Trademark Office in Alexandria, VA. Krystian Jones Assistant Director VA-DC FIRST LEGO League & FIRST LEGO League Jr. (540) 568-2216 800 South Main St. MSC 0305 Harrisonburg, VA 22807 From: "Jones, Krystian Wyvonne - joneskw" <[log in to unmask]> Date: Friday, September 21, 2018 at 6:06 PM To: "[log in to unmask]" <[log in to unmask]> Subject: Oct. 13th events: Pitch an Expert! & Preparing for your FLL Qualifying Tournament We are excited to offer a 2 new events near you, both occurring on Oct. 13th. Pitch an Expert: Come join us for a unique opportunity to share your project with subject matter experts and local organizations! Pitch an Expert will provide teams with the a unique opportunity to share their innovative ideas with multiple subject matter experts within the surrounding areas. Additionally, teams will have 10 minutes with a number of organizations to discuss what it is these organizations do on a day to day basis. This will allow your team to gain more experience and knowledge within the topic and the trials revolving around this year’s theme of space, so come with questions!! If you are interested in participating in Pitch an Expert, please take a few minutes to complete the registration form. There will be 2 sessions, one in the morning from 9:30am-12:30 and an afternoon session from 1:00pm-4:00pm Currently, we have subject matter experts from Booz Allen Hamilton, the Air and Space Museum and many more to come!! If you are interested in participating, you will find the registration forms here: Morning Registration<https://goo.gl/forms/MICX0qdpE90x7foG2> Afternoon Registration<https://goo.gl/forms/wN9dmfSZo2x0zYIj2> Preparing for your FIRST LEGO League Qualifying Tournament: On October 13th from 1pm to 4pm Chantilly Robotics- team 612 will be hosting a “Preparing for your FIRST LEGO League Qualifying Tournament” tournament at Chantilly High School. At this event rookie teams will be given a glimpse of what a FIRST LEGO League tournament will look and feel like. You will get an inside look to what happens in each judging room and how refereeing is conducted. Teams will also get an opportunity to present their research project/innovative solution to a FIRST LEGO League Judge for feedback and participate in a core value activity. Team members and coaches will be given a chance to participate in a Q & A session with experienced FIRST LEGO League students and coaches. Be on the lookout for your chance to register for “Preparing for your FIRST LEGO League Qualifying Tournament” in the next few weeks! Krystian Jones Assistant Director VA-DC FIRST LEGO League & FIRST LEGO League Jr. (540) 568-2216 800 South Main St. MSC 0305 Harrisonburg, VA 22807 -- 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.