Come to our free informational seminar on all four FIRST Â® programs
June 20 OR August 1, 2015
Kansas City Engineering Zone
4825 Troost, KC MO 64110
RSVP needed: see below
You've heard of FIRST and are considering starting a team at your school, organization, or neighborhood group. Come see for yourself what's involved at this free informational seminar. Also, a great opportunity for Rookie Teams, Rookie Coaches and Mentors, and young teams to learn and ask questions.
Please RSVP no later than June 15th via email to Jean Melech, FIRST Senior Mentor, Jmelech@usfirst.orgwith the date, session (time), number attending and school or area you are representing.
FIRST Â® Robotics Competition (FRC)
9th to 12th grade FIRST Â® Tech Challenge (FTC)
7th to 12th grade FIRST Â® LEGO League (FLL)
4th to 8th grade
Junior FIRST Â® LEGO League (JFLL)
K to 3rd grade
Our Schedule for each day (both days are identical):
Jr FLL 9:00 - 10:00 am
FLL 10:00 - 11:30 am
FTC 12:00 - 2:00 pm
FRC 2:30 - 4:30 pm
** If you are deciding between FTC and FRC - come to both!
Topics that will be covered:
Overview of the program
What the season looks like.
How to register a team.
Typical budget and what you need â€“ supplies, equipment, tools
How to get funding
What does a typical meeting look like â€“ structure, space, etc
What functions you need to fill within the team
Where to go for help
Please note that this seminar does not replace the Coachesâ€™ Workshops that still will be offered in September for registered FLL and FTC teams. The September workshops include detailed information about the new challenge, building and programming the robot, and judging.