FLL 2015 Scrimmage at Fellowship Christian Academy (FCA)

2015-11-07 @ 12:00pm - 5:00pm, Fellowship Christian Academy

As of 2015-10-05 @ 10:17am, all of the available spaces for this event have been filled.

Fellowship Christian Academy (FCA) will be hosting an FLL TRASH TREK Robot Games scrimmage on Saturday, November 7th. A maximum of 20 teams will be allowed to participate in the scrimmage. Sign-up for the scrimmage is first-come, first served. Sign-up can be done on the FCA Robotics and Engineering website, www.fcarobotics.com . The schedule for the scrimmage is as follows:
12:00pm – 5:00pm

12:00pm-12:30pm Check-in
12:30pm-4:15pm Robot Games
4:15pm-5:00pm Wrap-up and Pit Area Cleanup

Non-participating teams and other spectators are welcome to come and watch as well.

This is an unofficial FLL event hosted by Fellowship Christian Academy and is not sponsored by the Perot Museum or other FLL partners.

FCA Robotics and Engineering Club

UME Coaches’ Clinic – FLL Programming with Patrick Michaud

2015-10-24 @ 9:00am - 4:00pm, UME Preparatory Academy

Coaches/Mentors and a student programmer are invited to this clinic on FLL® programming with the Mindstorms® software. This is a full day clinic presented in two parts, a beginning session (9am-noon) and an advanced session (1p-4p). Bringing your laptop and robot with the EV3 software installed is recommended.

See the FLL Programming Clinic page for registration and further details.


For those who are attending both the morning (Beginning) and afternoon (Advanced) programming sessions at UME, the UME FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) team #8626 “The Prototypes” will have a cash concession stand with snacks and drinks in addition to offering pizza for lunch that can be preordered onsite Saturday morning.

The menu includes:

Pizza (Cheese or Pepperoni): $1.50/slice
Pizza Combo (2 slices/1 bag chips/1 drink): $3.75 each
Whole Pizza (Cheese or Pepperoni):  TBD
Soda / Water: 50¢ each
Chips: 50¢ per bag


UME Coaches’ Clinic – Chassis Building and Attachments

2015-10-10 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm, UME Preparatory Academy

Slides from clinic: Chassis Design, Sensor and Attachments part 1, Sensor and Attachments part 2

This clinic is a demonstration of basic chassis and attachment building with LEGO® Mindstorms.  Each coach can bring up to two team members.

Please confirm attendance and number of students attending by sending email to James Brodnick (james.brodnick@gmail.com).


FLL 2015 Kickoff / Team Dynamics Clinic (UTD)

2015-09-26 @ 9:00am - 12:00pm, University of Texas at Dallas / SEEC

Slides from Team Dynamics Clinic

We are having a Kickoff and Team Dynamics clinic on Saturday, September 26, at UT-Dallas from 9:00-12:00. See this map for parking and the location of the event.  The kickoff will be held in the SLC building (marked in blue) in room SLC 1.102. You may park in the green spaces of either lot H (west of SLC) or in the parking garage marked PS3 (north of SLC).  For people wanting to park in PS3 it’s recommended to get there via Synergy Park Blvd on the north side of campus and drive south onto Rutford Ave.

Please let Kristi Cantu (Kristine.Cantu@perotmuseum.org) know if you plan on attending so she can keep track of attendance numbers. This event is free and is for coaches and mentors only.