The car wash for this Sunday, November 17th is canceled. The Wendy’s on Dale Mabry is no longer available this weekend. Therefore, our first car wash will be December 1st at the Pollo Tropical on Dale Mabry and Bearrs.
November 16, 2013
November 16, 2013
Middleton Robotics Parents, Students, Sponsors, & Volunteers:
The following are the items that will be covered in the remainder of this newsletter:
1. FTC Tournament Results
2. VEX Tournament – November 16, 2013
3. Car Wash Dates Scheduled
1. FTC Tournament Results – Another outstanding FTC tournament for Middleton Robotics Club. We had 17 teams at the Hillsborough tournament last Saturday and a very competitive field of robots. The Middleton teams brought home more hardware (trophies) to be displayed in the robotics room. Team 4997 Masquerade was on the Winning Alliance (1st place team) and 3846 Maelstrom and 1369 Minotaur teamed together as the Finalist Alliance (2nd place team). It was another FTC tournament with Middleton teams competing against each other in the finals. Congratulations to Minotaur, Maelstrom, and Masquerade.
2. VEX Tournament – November 16, 2013 – Final reminder that our first VEX tournament will be this Saturday, November 16, 2013 at Carver Middle School ( 1200 N. Beecher Street, Leesburg, Florida). Please plan on arriving at Carver Middle School by 7:30am. Programming Skills Challenge will start at 8am and the awards ceremony is at 5:00pm. Below is the more detailed schedule:
7:00 AM – Open Doors to Volunteers / morning setup
7:30 AM – Open doors to teams / begin check-in/inspection
8:00 AM – Open Programming/Skills Challenge
9:00 AM – Close Out the check-in / registration process with all teams in house.
9:30 AM Close robot inspections
10:00 AM – Close Programming/Skills Challenge
10:00 AM – Opening Ceremonies
10:15 AM – Qualification Rounds
12:15 PM – LUNCH/SKILLS (visit our concession stand)
1:00 PM- Continue Qualification Rounds
3:00 PM- Finish Qualification Rounds
3:00 PM Alliance Selections
3:30 PM – Elimination Round
4:30 PM – Complete Elimination Rounds
5:00 PM – Awards Ceremony
3. Car Wash Dates Scheduled – Thank you to everyone that has responded to my car wash volunteer email. Our car wash for Sunday, November 17th has been CANCELLED. In addition to the volunteer support to wash the cars, we also need supplies such as car wash soap, towels, rags, and buckets for the remaining 2 car washes on Dec 1 and 15.