Hang out a lot with your teammates.
"Goodness without knowledge... is weak and feeble, yet knowledge without goodness is dangerous.... Both united form the noblest character and lay the surest foundation of usefulness to mankind." -- John Phillips
submitted by Haena
If I have seen further than others it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants. Sir Isaac Newton -submitted by Mr. Smalley
"We like winning awards however we believe the most important award is what we learn". -Team 8496
As a team member you have a responsibility to attend meetings, participate and finish homework. Haena
Competitions and Competition Rounds
Stay focused and calm. Block out what other teams or kids might say to you. Madison
Remember your FIRST consent forms one for each team member, coach and mentors.
Always read the rubric before starting your presentations
Work hard during the season so things will be easy before a competition.
Remember to be gracious to everyone, coaches, team members and judges and referees. -Team 409
Remember to stay calm, do your best, and dance with everyone. Team 409
First publishes a "Coaches' Handbook" for each challenge year. The handbook includes discriptions of all 3 aspects of the FLL Challenge, robot, core values and research. It also includes hints for rookie teams, explanation of the FIRST philosophy, etiquette for tournaments and judging definitions. A definite read for coaches, mentors and interested family.