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F1i s 2014 uae national final newsletter 2


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F1i s 2014 uae national final newsletter 2

  1. 1. Page 1 of 5 F1 in Schools - 2014 UAE National Final NEWSLETTER 2 – FOR ALL TEAMS IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT SUPERVISING TEACHERS AND THE STUDENT WHO IS TEAM MANAGER READ EVERYTHING WITHIN THIS NEWSLETTER CAREFULLY Newsletter 2 Contents: 1. Event schedule 2. Judging Schedule 3. Terms and Conditions 4. Travel and parking arrangements 5. Event Registration 6. Scrutineering protests 7. Team list and competition number 8. Health and Safety 9. Venue plan and booth allocation 10. Pit display setup 11. Teachers F1 in Schools Pit Stop Challenge! 12. YMC Facility Tours 13. Team guests / National Final visitors 14. Verbal Presentation time limits 15. Chair of Judges 16. Social Media Competition 17. WiFi Internet Access 18. Winning Teams Photo Session 19. List of Awards and Prizes 1. Event schedule – May 11 & 12 The confirmed event schedule is as follows: 08:00 – 08:30 Team arrival & Registration 08:45 – 09:45 Pit Display booth set up 10:00 – 10:30 Teams welcome briefing (auditorium area) 10:30 – 11:30 Judging and racing commences (3 x 20min judging slots) 11:30 – 11:50 Morning Break 11:50 - 13:10 Judging and racing continues (4 x 20min judging slots) 13:10 – 14:00 Lunch Break 13:30 - 13:50 Group Photo - Start / Finish Straight 14:00 - 15:20 Judging and racing continues (4 x 20min judging slots) 15:20 – 16:30 Afternoon Break & Judges Debrief 16:30 - 17:00 Award Presentations 17:00 – 17:30 Teams pack down pit displays and depart YMC
  2. 2. F1 in Schools 2014 UAE National Final – Newsletter 2 Page 2 of 5 2. Judging Schedule The judging timetable / rotation will be provided to teams at event registration on your competition day. 3. Terms and Conditions for Participation The terms and conditions for participating in the National Final are provided as a separate attachment with this newsletter. The supervising teacher MUST submit this document at team registration on the competition day. 4. Team Arrival and Parking Arrangements On arrival at Yas Marina circuit please follow these instructions:  Enter via Gate 20 and follow directional signage to the Media Centre, maps attached  It is imperative the Vehicle Access Permit supplied along with this newsletter is displayed in the windscreen of your Team Bus/Van on arrival to YMC, no permit no entry to the unloading area.  Team vehicles will be directed to Media Centre unloading area, please be ready for a quick unloading to avoid congestions and delays with your setup.  Once parked, the team manager and lead teacher ONLY should make their way to the Media Centre 1 st floor reception to register the team. Other team members should commence unload and moving of team assets into the media centre as directed by our staff.  Teams are to just place all of their assets in front of their allocated booth and wait for set-up commencement to be announced at 08:45am  Please note the display setup is on the first floor, the main access is via a stairwell which has a restriction of 1.7m wide alternatively for heavy equipment there is a small service lift 1.25m x 1.25m and max load of 700kg  Due to the number of teams competing, we anticipate congestion and ask all teams to respect others during the load in and set-up time frame. 5. Event Registration Only the team manager and supervising teacher are to attend. An event registration desk for teams operating from 08:00am will be located in Media Centre reception on Level 1. During registration the Terms and Conditions for Participation must be handed in. Each team will be supplied with event resources including judging schedule, team accreditation passes, lunch tokens and other relevant documents. During registration the team’s back-up car and design portfolio will be returned for their display and presentation purposes. The nominated race car will remain with the organisers in parc ferme status until each teams scheduled race time. Scrutineering judging will have occurred pre-event and during event registration teams will be informed about any critical technical regulation infringements that may have been judged by the scrutineers. There will be no opportunity to protest or dispute any such rulings at this time. The team manager will be asked to identify the race car and its weight will be checked. The F1 in Schools logo decal will be supplied for fixing to the cars.
  3. 3. F1 in Schools 2014 UAE National Final – Newsletter 2 Page 3 of 5 6. Scrutineering Protests Any protest or appeal around a Technical Regulation infringement decision should be made in accordance with the Competition Regulations. Please remember that unsuccessful protests may incur a penalty. All protests must be submitted by 15:00hrs on competition day. 7. Team List and Competition Number A full list of all competing teams is provided with this newsletter. A ballot was held in the offices of Yas Marina Circuit to determine team competition numbers. Your team number correlates to the Pit Display booth numbers as shown on the floor plan included with this newsletter. 8. Health and safety Abu Dhabi Motorsport Management, operators of Yas Marina Circuit have asked that teachers familiarise themselves with the Code of Practice for Contractors, Organisers and Exhibitors which has been supplied with this newsletter. 9. Venue layout A floor plan showing the competition venue layout and display booth location by number has also been supplied. Use this floor plan along with the team list detail to locate your booth upon arrival. 10. Pit display setup Pit display setup will commence for all teams at 08:45am. A reminder to read the advice regarding this previously provided in Newsletter 1, along with information regarding pit display setup within the Competition Regulations. Any equipment required for your setup is the responsibility of each team i.e. trolleys, step-ladders, scissors, blue tac, extension cables etc. There should be no standing on chairs / desks etc. if needed, please bring a small step ladder. 11. Teachers F1 in Schools Pit Stop Challenge! We can’t let the students have all of the fun. So, this year Yas Marina Circuit presents again the only Teachers F1 in Schools Pit Stop Challenge in the world! Get your own school team together now, and get ready to see how close you can get to the 2.0 sec record of the Infiniti Red Bull Racing Formula One Team. Your team must consist of 3 teachers. You can join and form a team with other interested teachers on the day. The challenge will run from approximately 15:30 – 16:30pm. Demonstration, full instruction and related safety will be provided on the day. 12. YMC facility tours As part of the their F1 in Schools National Final experience, all participants will be given a guided behind the scenes tour of some of the most exclusive areas in the Formula One™ Paddock. This will include the Formula One™ winner’s podium, Race Control, Formula One™ garages and Team Villas. Tour times will feature on the Judging timetable. 13. Team guests / National Final Visitors Please provide your team guests with the transport maps provided with this newsletter. Guest parking will be clearly sign posted and available in the gold parking area adjacent to the main grandstand. Guests will then take the pedestrian tunnel access to the Media Centre which is sign posted from the car park. Guests will not need a parking or vehicle pass. If you haven’t already done so, please send me the number of guests you would like to have attend for each of your teams.
  4. 4. F1 in Schools 2014 UAE National Final – Newsletter 2 Page 4 of 5 14. Verbal Presentation time limits A reminder of the verbal presentation time limits:  Bloodhound – 5 minutes  F1 in Schools Rookie Category – 8 minutes  F1 in Schools Professional Category – 8 minutes 15. Chair of Judges The 2014 F1 in Schools UAE National Final Chair of Judges will be Mr Jon Fagg from F1 in Schools Ltd. Head Office in London. We are very lucky to have Jon in this capacity bringing a wealth of experience in performing competition management and official roles at National and F1 in Schools World Finals events for many years. 16. Social Media Competition Class of 2014! We know you are all excited for the F1 in Schools UAE National Finals, so Yas Marina Circuit has decided to give away a few extra gifts to make your journey even more memorable on social media! 7 lucky people will win Hot Laps with a certified instructor at Yas Marina Circuit. Will you win ‘Most likely to become an F1 Driver’? Or, perhaps the title of the ‘Most Active Social Media Team’? Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @ymcofficial for a chance to be awarded one of these titles and more! Active on Twitter? Get your team to nominate 1 member for one of the following titles: • Most likely to become an F1 Commentator (#F1iSUAEcommentator) • Most likely to become an F1 Team Principle (#F1iSUAEprinciple) • Most likely to become an F1 Driver (#F1iSUAEdriver) • Most likely to become an F1 Engineer (#F1iSUAEengineer) Then ask your friends and family to vote for you using your hashtag which you will receive on ground, your superlative hashtag (ex. F1iSUAEDriver) and @ymcofficial at all times for the votes to count. Love Instagram? Create 1 account for your team and upload as many photos and videos as you like. The team that is most active will win the title of the Most Active Social Media Team. Don’t forget to always mention/tag @ymcofficial in all your uploads/tweets for the submissions to count. 17. WIFI Internet Access A public WiFi with internet access will be available within the competition venue and details will be provided at event registration. 18. Winning Teams Podium Photograph Session The overall champion Professional Category team will be required to be at Yas Marina Circuit by 1700 hrs on Monday May 12 for a photo session on the Yas Marina Circuit Formula One ® winners podium. This session should be finished by 1745.
  5. 5. F1 in Schools 2014 UAE National Final – Newsletter 2 Page 5 of 5 19. List of Awards – Professional and Rookie Categories  National Champions – Professional or Rookie Category Trophy, Certificates, plus 2014 F1 in Schools World Finals Qualification, plus YMC Radical SST Passenger Experiences (for all team members and two teachers) You don’t have to be behind the wheel to get a taste of the track. Let a professional racing driver take you for an incredible ride in the Yas Radical SST. Like its name suggests, this vehicle provides an extreme experience. Coasting in the Yas Radical SST around our Formula 1® circuit stimulates the senses. Each shift of the gears will make you feel like a champion. Listen to the sound generated by this highly tuned four-cylinder racing engine as the Yas Radical SST accelerates down the pit straight – it’s mind-blowing!  2 nd Place - Trophy, Certificates plus YMC 1 st Gear Experience (for all team members) At Yas Marina Circuit, we’re committed to instilling young people with the knowledge and skills they need to become safe, competent drivers of the future. For 11 to 17 year olds, 1st Gear Junior Drive Experience, an introduction to the art of driving within in a structured, friendly and safe environment. Tutored by experts in the splendid surroundings of the Yas Marina Circuit, the experience is about equipping learners with the necessary skills to cope responsibly with demands of driving at a young age YMC Radical SST Passenger Experiences (for two teachers)  3 rd Place - Trophy, Certificates plus YMC 1 st Gear Experience (for all team members) YMC Radical SST Passenger Experiences (for two teachers)  Fastest Car - Trophy, Certificates plus TBA  Best Engineered Car - Trophy & Certificates YMC Driving Simulator Experience (for team members and two teachers) Be one of the first try out our new F1 driving simulators. Race side by side three at a time around Yas Marina Circuit. (NOTE – If this award is won by 1 st , 2 nd or 3 rd Place, the above prize MAYBE reverted to one of the following awards where the winner is not 1 st , 2 nd or 3 rd Place.)  Pit Display Award - Trophy & Certificates  Design Portfolio Award - Trophy & Certificates  Verbal Presentation Award - Trophy and Certificates  Team Identity Award - Trophy and Certificates +++++++ NEWSLETTER 2 ENDS +++++++++