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Agenda – Kickoff. CoCo BEST Time Line. Nov 9-10 Texas BEST UT Dallas. Oct 13 Mall Day Plano Market Square. Sept 8 CoCoBEST Kickoff Curtis MS. September. October. November. December. Oct 20 CoCoBEST Game Day Ereckson MS. A Big Thank You To Our Kickoff School.

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    agenda kickoff
    Agenda – Kickoff

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    coco best time line
    CoCo BEST Time Line

    Nov 9-10

    Texas BEST

    UT Dallas

    Oct 13

    Mall Day

    Plano Market Square

    Sept 8

    CoCoBEST Kickoff

    Curtis MS

    September

    October

    November

    December

    Oct 20

    CoCoBEST Game Day

    Ereckson MS

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    introductions and information
    Introductions and Information

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    coco best leadership team
    CoCo BEST Leadership Team
    • Co-Directors
      • Garry and Janne Ackerman
    • School & Coach Coordinator
      • Monica Nunez
    • Robot Construction
      • Sumant Kale (Dallas BEST)
    • Engineering Consultant
      • Chris Cormier
    • Game Boss; Scoring and Game Rules
      • Kyle Roosevelt

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    coco best leadership team1
    CoCo BEST Leadership Team
    • Master Field Builder
      • David Moore
    • Event Coordinator
      • Janne Ackerman
      • Otis Gorley (North Texas BEST)
    • Volunteer Coordinator
      • Melanie Huang
    • Returnable (RC) Kit Lead
      • Robert Begel
    • Consumable Kit Lead
      • Gary Sorensen

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    coco best leadership team2
    CoCo BEST Leadership Team
    • Head Judge and Judges Coordinator
      • Dave Whitmire
    • Head Referee
      • Bill LaCorte
    • Webmaster
      • Thuy Nguyen
    • Coach Consultant, EMT Coordinator, Solder Coach, Emcee, and H-57
      • Richard Phillips

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    announcements from our co directors
    Announcements from our Co-Directors

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    national best partner
    National BEST Partner

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    national best sponsors
    National BEST Sponsors
    • Equipment Providers

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    national best sponsors1
    National BEST Sponsors
    • Software Providers

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    national best sponsors2
    National BEST Sponsors
    • Resource Providers

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    coco best sponsors
    CoCo BEST Sponsors

    Garry and Janne Ackerman

    Xerox Printing Services

    Cactus Awards

    Melanie Huang

    Mustang Technologies

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    awards
    Awards
    • Game Competition 1st through 4th place
    • BEST Award 1st through 3rd place
    • Most Elegant
    • Most Photogenic
    • Most Robust
    • Founder’s Award for Creative Design
    • Best Shirt Design
    • Blood, Sweat, and Duct Tape
    • Nick Nickleberry Sportsmanship Award
    • Judge’s Choice Award (2)
    • Web Site Design Award

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    software available
    Software Available

    * Whitelist these email domains: capitol-best.org, intelitek.com, inspirtech.com, and rec.ri.cmu.edu

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    team roll call and mall day signup
    Team Roll Call and Mall Day Signup

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    mall day sign up
    Mall Day Sign Up
    • One representative per team
    • Wait until you see your school’s name on the screen before signing up
    • Time slots will be 30 minutes long this year
    • Mall Day begins at 9 am and ends at 3:00 pm
    • Teachers!!! Please come collect your handouts!!

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    Ereckson

    Middle School

    B1285

    Game Day Host School

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    Williams

    High School

    B5614

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    Caddo Mills

    High School

    B5014

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    Allen

    High School

    B4948

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    Curtis

    Middle School

    B4966

    2012 Kickoff Host School

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    slide24

    SAIL

    Home School

    B1297

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    ROOKIE

    SCHOOL

    McMillen

    High School

    Bnnnn

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    Pottsboro

    High School

    B3670

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    Tom Bean

    High School

    B0862

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    Denison

    High School

    B0856

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    slide29

    Gunter

    High School

    B5596

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    John Paul II

    High School

    B5278

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    Princeton

    High School

    B1282

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    McKinney Boyd

    High School

    B4678

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    Faubion

    Middle School

    B3856

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    slide34

    Melissa

    High School

    B1315

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    Howe

    High School

    B0859

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    slide36

    ROOKIE

    SCHOOL

    Dowell

    Middle School

    Bnnnn

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    ROOKIE

    SCHOOL

    McKinney

    High School

    Bnnnn

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    Celina

    Middle School

    B4528

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    slide39

    Celeste Junior

    High School

    B1468

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    North Garland

    High School

    B5272

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    Bowman

    Middle School

    B6631

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    ROOKIE

    SCHOOL

    Wilson

    Middle School

    Bnnnn

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    Legacy Christian

    Academy

    B5992

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    Prosper

    High School

    B1291

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    slide45

    ROOKIE

    SCHOOL

    Pritchard Junior

    High School

    Bnnnn

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    slide46

    ROOKIE

    SCHOOL

    Scott Johnson

    Middle School

    Bnnnn

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    more information
    More information

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    clothing drive
    Clothing Drive
    • We will hold a clothing drive to benefit the Collin County Children’s Advocacy Center
    • NEW children’s clothes, necessities, and/or donations will be accepted
    • Donation receptacles will be available at all CoCo BEST events
    • Please join us in helping these children!

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    recycle kit parts
    Recycle Kit Parts
    • Recycle unused/unwanted kit parts!
      • We will provide a receptacle for leftover kit parts at game day
      • This is NOT mandatory but helps save CoCo BEST money
      • Your team is welcome to keep any parts for future use (except returnable kits)

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    success stories
    Success Stories
    • We need success stories!!!
    • These keep CoCo BEST sponsors interested in our program!
    • Seniors: Please be sure to fill out an information sheet at Mall Day or Game Day
      • Prizes will be awarded!

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    game day
    Game Day
    • Olympic Style Opening on Game Day
      • All teams will march into the gym for presentation of their participation plaques
      • Each team is to carry their machine
      • Each team may include their school mascot
      • Each team is to carry a banner displaying their school name and the robot’s theme

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    returnable kits
    Returnable Kits
    • Thank you, we did much better at getting our radio gear (returnable kits) back
      • You are encouraged to show the program to others
      • Financial impact
      • If you want to keep your gear after contest day, you must check it out with a $600 deposit
      • The check will be returned when the gear is returned
    • Note that some returnable kits belong to NT BEST

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    game day program
    Game Day Program
    • Program material (logos, team essays, team roster, team name, and robot name) due by October 11 (prior to Mall Day)
    • We need success stories for our program and for our sponsors
      • Requesting a teacher or parent from each team provides a 250 word essay on why this program is good for their students no later than Mall Day, October 13
    • Music due by Mall Day, October 13 (CD/DVD or Email)

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    coco best contact info
    CoCo BEST Contact Info
    • Our website: www.cocobest.net
    • Web hosting questions to:
      • thuy-nguyen@raytheon.com 972.344.3872 wk
    • Music to:
      • m-nunez1@raytheon.com 972.952.2565 wk
    • Program info (essays, logos, etc) to:
      • Garry_Ackerman@raytheon.com 469.865.7725 mobile
      • janne.ackerman@verizon.net OR janne@raytheon.com214.364.9561 mobile or 972.205.8313 wk
      • m-nunez1@raytheon.com

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    available help
    Available Help
    • Engineering help available – contact Chris Cormier
      • c-cormier1@raytheon.com
      • 972.952.5052 wk
    • Soldering help available – contact Richard Phillips
      • rmphillipssr@raytheon.com
      • 972.952.2591 wk
    • Machine shop available – contact Kevin Billings
      • kbillings@mustangtechnology.com
      • 469.667.9691
    • Coaches help available – contact Kelvin Moore
      • kelvin@raytheon.com
      • 972.952.4336 wk

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    file access on website
    File Access on Website
    • http://www.cocobest.net/doc/2012
      • UserID 2012user
      • Password C0c0be$t (where 0=zero)
    • http://www.bestinc.org/
      • BEST Robotics Game Q&A password r1bb0n

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    breakout sessions
    BREAKOUT SESSIONS

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    breakout sessions1
    Breakout Sessions
    • Engineering Process
      • Room H106
    • BEST Resources, BEST Award Tips, Coaching Tips
      • Room H101
    • Soldering Tutorial (limit 1 student per team)
      • Room H109
    • Pointers for new(er) teams
      • Room H104
    • VEXnet Control System
      • Room H108

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    game animation video
    Game Animation Video

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    a new perspective
    A new perspective

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    field description
    Field description

    Drivers

    Space Zone

    audience

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    Spotters

    drivers top view perspective
    Drivers / Top viewPerspective

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    driver s shoes perspective showing left right field variations
    Driver’s (Shoes) Perspectiveshowing Left/Right field variations

    Base Rack

    to the

    Green Driver’s Right

    Base Rack

    to the

    Red Driver’s Left

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    ground zone driver s top down view close up
    Ground Zone driver’s top-down view close-up

    Cargo Ship

    T - structure

    Habitation Module

    Green Fuel Bottle

    Base Rack

    Empty Fuel Holder

    Solar Panels (2)

    Waste Cargo (2)

    Starting platform

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    midway station drivers view
    Midway Station drivers view

    Midway Cargo Bins

    Summit Indicators

    Fuel Bottle Magnets

    Summit Indicator Linkage

    Summit Indicator Linkage

    Mounting Studs for Solar Panels, T-Structure, Habitation Module

    Midway Station

    is to the

    Red Driver’s Left

    Midway Station

    is to the

    Green Driver’s Right

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    midway station top oblique spotter view
    Midway Station top oblique spotter view

    Mounting Slot for the

    T-Structure (2 each side)

    Mounting Studs for the

    Solar Panels (2 ea side)

    Habitation Module Mounting Studs

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    operations
    Operations

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    object descriptions scoring
    Object Descriptions & Scoring

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    scoring bonuses
    Scoring Bonuses

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    game demonstration
    Game Demonstration

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

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    Questions

    • Read the rules
    • If that fails, Q&A on
      • http://www.bestinc.org/cgi-bin/bestqna.pl
      • password: r1bb0n

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST

    kit distribution
    Kit Distribution

    (c) 2012 Collin County BEST