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1st Meeting Presentation

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1st Meeting Presentation

  1. 1. FIRST Robotics Team 1504 “The Desperate Penguins” 2011 Season Information Session Please Sign In by the door!
  2. 2. Meeting Agenda • Welcome & Introductions: Kevin (10 Min) • Returning Member and Mentors: Share name, time with team, school/company name, etc… • New/Interested Members: Share name, how you learned about the team, school etc… • Plan for the year: Kevin (10 Min) • Workshops & Lego Classes: Mr. Buggia • Student Leadership: Mr. Buggia (10 Min) • Student Handbook: Mike (5 Min) • Application: Mike (5 Min) • Fundraising/ Sponsors: Mr. Lownds, Mr. Buggia, Mr. Murphy (10 Min) • Community service project? Mr. Buggia (5 Min) • Creating Our Team!
  3. 3. Tentative schedule • Oct 20th -Dec 15th : Preseason meetings, every Wednesday 5:30- 7pm @ OHS. • Jan. 8th: Kick off Novi High School • Jan. 8th-Feb 19th: 6 week build season, Mon/Wed/Sat meetings • Mar. 4th - 5th : Kettering Competition • Mar. 25th-26th : Ann Arbor Competition • Apr. 7th -9th: State Championship @ EMU • Apr. 27th-30th: World Championships @ St. Louis
  4. 4. Planned Competitions • Kettering University District (Confirmed) – Date(s): March 4th - 5th – Location: Kettering University Flint, MI • Ann Arbor District (On Wait List) – Date(s): March 25th - 26th – Location: Skyline High School Ann Arbor, MI • State Championship (If We Qualify) – Date(s): April 7th -9th – Location: Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti, MI • World Championship (Qualify, Depends on funding) – Date(s): April 27th -30th – Location: Edward Jones Dome - St. Louis, Missouri
  5. 5. Goals for this Season • Enhanced team communications! – Wiggio (Main Team communication) – Team Wiki (www.team1504.pbworks.com) • More team involvement in fund raising! • Living the 5P’s everyday • More prototyping! • Lego League help! • More parents involvement! • More student leadership!
  6. 6. What do you need to do? • Fill out Application • www.okemoscte.com • Due Oct. 29th • Sign up on STIMS • FIRST’s Student Information System • https://my.usfirst.org/stims/site.lasso • Due Oct. 29th • $200 Dollar Team Fee • To help pay for Competitions Fees and K.O.P. • Can be raised from sponsors you get! • Due Oct. 29th • Request Access on Team Wiki • www.team1504.pbworks.com • See next slide!
  7. 7. What do you need to do? • Join the Wiki • http://team1504.pbworks.com
  8. 8. What do you need to do?
  9. 9. What’s next? • Team meetings will be every week on Wednesdays from 5:30pm-7pm beginning on October 19th @ Okemos High School room D137. • Need to submit team application by October 29th. • www.okemoscte.com • Need students to run Lego Mindstorm sessions! We can get these started at all schools involved! See Team Wiki! • Build season kick off event January 8th. – Novi High School Novi, MI – Build season meeting days (times T.B.D) • Monday • Wednesday • Saturday
  10. 10. What parents can do? • Support your kids • Volunteer at competitions – We need 2 at the minimum! • Fund raising support • Chaperone • Team spirit • Field construction • Engineering design support • Food arrangements • Travel arrangements • Many others…

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