Below is an upcoming outreach opportunity for FLL/FLL Jr teams in the Richmond, VA area.
We are looking for FIRST teams to join us as exhibitors for the FIRST booth at this event.
This is a great way for your team to work on your outreach goals to promote FIRST and STEM programs.
Please read the information below for more details about this event. To sign-up as a FIRST
exhibitor for this event, go to:
FIRST at VAIS Conference 10/29/18
Special Note about FIRST Exhibitor Sign-up: We only have space for 1 team per FIRST progam (i.e. one FLL Jr, one FLL, one FTC and one FRC at each shift). Selection will be based on a "first come/first serve" basis. You will receive an email confirmation from Angie Fontanilla if you are selected as an exhibitor for this event.
Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) Conference
Monday, October 29, 2018
PLACE: Hilton Richmond Hotel at Short Pump
ADDRESS: 12042 West Broad St., Richmond, VA 23233
FIRST teams can choose to volunteer as an exhibitor for the entire period (6 ½ hours) or half-day (3 ½ hours). Please be aware that lunch is not provided to FIRST teams; teams should plan for their lunch accordingly. Teams will have the opportunity to take a lunch break, as needed.
Full-day FIRST Team Exhibit Schedule:
7:30 am to 8:00 am – Load-in & Set-up
8:00 am to 2:30 pm – Exhibit Period
Half-day FIRST Team Exhibit Options:
Morning Shift – 8:00 am to 11:30 am; arrive at 7:30 am for set-up
Afternoon Shift – 11:30 am to 2:30 pm; arrive at 11:00 am for set-up
ABOUT THE FIRST EXHIBIT:
Exhibit area is located in the lobby in the Hilton Richmond Hotel Conference Center. There will be one table in our exhibit space. Wall outlets are available at no charge. However, you will need to bring your own extension cords. Internet will also be available at no extra charge.
FRC and FTC teams can bring ONE (1) robot supported by up to 3 students.
FLL team can bring the team’s robot and project poster (if they have one) from this season or previous seasons. Team’s display can be supported by up to 2 students.
FLL Jr team can bring the team’s LEGO model and Show Me Poster from this season or previous seasons. Team’s display can be supported by up to 2 students.
For questions, please contact Angie Fontanilla at or call 703-405-2912 to speak to Angie.
Thank you for promoting the FIRST programs.
FIRST ® Senior Mentor
FIRST Chesapeake (FRC in DC-MD-VA, FTC in VA) | www.firstchesapeake.org/
FIRST in Maryland (FTC in MD-DC; FLL Jr. in MD) | https://firstinmaryland.org/
Virginia-DC FLL (FLL & FLL Jr. in VA-DC) | va-dcfll.org/
and Recognition of Science
200 Bedford Street | Manchester, NH 03101 | www.firstinspires.org