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Florida FLL Coach Training Class - Registration Closed!
Saturday, August 23, 2014
9am - 3pm

Merritt Island Christian School
140 Magnolia Ave, Merritt Island, FL 32952

Cost:  $25/person including lunch

This training class is for beginner coaches and will include hands on training for building and programming a robot (either NXT or EV3), how to manage your FLL team, what to expect at competitions and more.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

Class is in the Atrium which is in the classroom building on the south side of Magnolia.

Saturday, August 30, 2014
9:30am - 3:30pm

4-H/UF Extension Office
6021 South Conway Road, Orlando, FL 32812

Cost:  $25/person including lunch

This training class is for beginner coaches and will include hands on training for building and programming a robot (either NXT or EV3), how to manage your FLL team, what to expect at competitions and more.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

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Florida FLL Kickoff Event
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Two sessions are offered: 9:30am, 11am and 12:30pm

Merritt Island High School Auditorium
100 Mustang Way, Merritt Island, FL 32953

This free 2 hour program is for coaches, team members, siblings and parents.  We will provide a review of the missions and rules as well as the research project and what to expect at a tournament.  We will have the preliminary list of Qualifying tournaments available at this event.  (Registration for Qualifying tournaments will open on Oct 1.)  Coaches attending this event will receive a free FLL Polo shirt if you register no later than 4pm on Sept 2.  Pre-registration is required.   (Note this program is not suitable for babies and toddlers.)  Extra FLL coach polo shirts can also be ordered.

Register for Kickoff  Order Extra Coach Shirts


Tune It Up Tampa
Saturday, October 4, 2014
(Tentative date)
Middleton High School.
4801 N. 22nd St, Tampa, FL 33610

Open Practice and Training Workshop

Technical Workshop 
Research Workshop 
Core Values Workshop 
New Coaches Training 
Referee Training 
Judge Training 
"I Will Survive" (Rookie Team Panel Discussion 
Beyond the Qualifying Tournament (Team Panel Discussion) 
"I'm No Engineer"  (TBD) 

Details and Registration Information coming in August.


Open Practices Coming in the Fall

Several teams have identified dates/locations for Open Practices to be held in October.    Registration information will be posted in August, but here are the planning locations and dates for planning purposes.  Open Practices provide an informal opportunity to meet with other teams, work on your robot, do practice runs and share ideas and information.  Many of these events also include training opportunities.  (The list will be updated as I get more scheduled.)

World Class: Pre-Season McNicol  McNicol Middle Magnet School Hollywood 10/18/2014
Tune Up Tampa Middleton High School Tampa 10/4/2014
DMS Get Together Davidson Middle School Crestview 11/01/2014