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How to Organize a FIRST Offseason or Preship Event: FRC, FTC, FLL. Presented by: Kimberly Eckhardt, Team 1511. Outline. Types of Competitions Location & Date Concessions Fields Audio Visual Scoring Volunteers Fun & Awards PR & Advertisement Recruiting Teams Costs.

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how to organize a first offseason or preship event frc ftc fll

How to Organize a FIRST Offseason or Preship Event: FRC, FTC, FLL

Presented by:

Kimberly Eckhardt, Team 1511

2010 FIRST Robotics Conference

outline
Outline
  • Types of Competitions
  • Location & Date
  • Concessions
  • Fields
  • Audio Visual
  • Scoring
  • Volunteers
  • Fun & Awards
  • PR & Advertisement
  • Recruiting Teams
  • Costs

2010 FIRST Robotics Conference

types of competitions
Types of Competitions
  • FRC Pre-Ship Event
  • FRC Offseason Event
  • FTC Scrimmage
  • FLL Scrimmage / Qualifier Tournament
  • FLL Offseason Event

2010 FIRST Robotics Conference

location date
Location & Date
  • Interdependent
  • How Large of a Venue do you need?
    • Pits, Competition, Judging Space, Concessions
  • What Date will work best?
  • FRC Offseason: May-Dec, Pre-ship 1-3 days preship
  • FTC: Late Oct – Aug
  • FLL Scrimmage: ~ 2 weeks before event
  • FLL Offseason: Jan – April
  • Don’t Forget Setup/Teardown Time!

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concessions
Concessions
  • Make Money or Break Even?
    • Set Price List
  • Outside Vendors/Caterers
    • Sell Tickets, sides, candy, snacks
  • “Do it Yourself”
    • Check Food Sales Regulations (site & state specific)
  • Volunteer Food
  • Provide Food In Cost?

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fields
Fields
  • Build Your Own
    • Good for Scrimmages & Pre-Ship Events
  • Borrow a Field
    • FRC: FIRST, AndyMark, NASA
    • FTC/FLL: Local Teams
  • Buy Your Own
    • Good for FLL or FTC
  • Field Management Systems

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audio visual a v
Audio & Visual (A/V)
  • How Fancy do you want to get?
  • Sound System
    • Appropriate Playlist
    • DJ Needed?
  • Projectors & Screens
  • Video Cameras
  • Webcasts
  • Display in the Pits

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scoring
Scoring
  • FRC FMS Lite Scoring System
  • FTC FMS Scoring System (FTCtraining.com)
  • FLL Scoring (FLLFTPAnnex - Labview)
  • Develop Tournament Brackets
  • How to do Alliance Selections?

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volunteers
Volunteers
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Referees
  • MC/Announcer
  • Scorers
  • Pit Admin
  • A/V Cre
  • Field Tech
  • Queing
  • Field Reset
  • Concessions
  • Traffic Control
  • EMT!!!

2010 FIRST Robotics Conference

fun awards
Fun & Awards
  • Incorporate Fun Events
    • Pie in the Eye, Mentor Matches, Dancing
  • Social Events
  • Team Awards
    • Develop Award Titles/Theme
    • What do you want to give out?
    • FRC: Fun Themed/Machined Awards
    • FTC: Fun Themed/Machined Awards
    • FLL: FLL Brick Awards, Certificates, Etc

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public relations advertisement
Public Relations & Advertisement
  • Write a Press Release
  • Call Local Radio & TV Stations
  • Create a Flier
  • Advertise at Schools
  • Make a Promo Video

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recruiting teams
Recruiting Teams
  • Have a goal number in mind
  • Set your Entrance Fee
    • Free? Donation? $50-$500??
  • Get info from TIMS
  • Advertise at FIRST events
  • Advertise on Chief Delphi

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costs
Costs
  • Field Costs
  • Awards & Decorations
  • Volunteer Food
  • Volunteer Shirts
  • A/V Odds & Ends
  • Concessions (up front)

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questions contact info
Questions & Contact Info
  • Questions?
  • Kim Eckhardt
    • kimsrobot@gmail.com
    • Materials: www.penfieldrobotics.com

2010 FIRST Robotics Conference