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  • 17 May 2015 6:36 PM | Anonymous
    To be in FLL a participant must be 14 or younger as of 1-1-15.
    The lower age of 9 is a "soft" rule; participants may be younger than 9 as of 1-1-15.


  • 14 May 2015 5:56 PM | Anonymous

    WELCOME to FLL 2015!


    Information about PVEF's upcoming FLL Season can be found in the handout from the May 12 Information Meeting. FLL info handout 2015.pdf 

    Information about team sponsorship can be found here: FLL Sponsor 2015.pdf

    Team formation in Camarillo Public Schools - School coordinators.  See List of contacts here:Robotics Coordinators 2015.pdf

    Coaches - Team Registration is open now at Robotics Roundup FIRST LEGO League 2015 TEAM Registration .  Each team needs two adults before PVEF can officially register your team with FIRST.  

    Individuals - Team members may register to participate and for summer camp (optional) after their coach has registered the team. 

    Upcoming events:    [See Calendar for details 2015 FLL Calendar.pdf ]

    Coaches' Workshop - - June 16

    New Coaches Programming Basics - -  July 27,28

    Summer Camp - - August 3,4,5

    Challenge Kickoff Workshop - - August 28

    PVEF Practice Tournament - - Oct. 24

    PVEF Qualifying Tournament - - Nov. 21


    More info

    www.firstlegoleague.org/  http://mindstorms.lego.com/  

    PVEF Robotics Committee

    Darren Patnoe    DPatnoe@pvef.org               444-8875

    Carey Smith csmith1776@yahoo.com     388-3865

    Tracey Anthony  tracey.maron-anthony@ah.org

    Debbie Hager   xhagerx@gmail.com

    Mabel DeLeon mabeldeleon@hotmail.com

    Bob Taylor btaylor1119@gmail.com


  • 13 Nov 2014 10:07 PM | Darren Patnoe (Administrator)

    The PVEF Qualifying Tournament will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at Monte Vista Middle School.  Monte Vista is located at 888 Lantana in Camarillo. The event is free and open to the public.  The Gym will house the Robot Performance competition and judging will take place in adjacent classrooms and the MPR.  The Opening Ceremony will be at 9:15, judging and performance rounds start at 9:40, and awards will start around 4:00 PM.

  • 05 Nov 2014 7:59 PM | Anonymous

    Here are the award winners from the tournament:

    Champion's Award

    172  FLL & Beyond, 2 squared + 3

    Robot Design

    1st - 2144 The Revolutionizers

    2nd - 1361 Collegewood Wolf Corp

    Core Values

    1st - 2148 RoboMustangs

    2nd - 2146 Santa Robotics Study Squad

    Project

    1st - 2160 The B.E.S.T. Team

    2nd - 9809 T.O.A.S.T.

    Robot Performance

    1st - 1361 Collegewood Wolf Corp (340 score)

    2nd - 172 FLL & Beyond, 2 squared + 3 (330 score)

    Judge's Award (Rising Star)

    2088 Lucky Blocks


    Congratulations, everyone!  We hope you had fun and picked up some valuable information that will help you prepare for your Qualifying Tournament.

    Here are the award winners from the tournament:

    Champion's Award
    172  FLL & Beyond, 2 squared + 3

    Robot Design
    1st - 2144 The Revolutionizers
    2nd - 1361 Collegewood Wolf Corp

    Core Values
    1st - 2148 RoboMustangs
    2nd - 2146 Santa Robotics Study Squad

    Project
    1st - 2160 The B.E.S.T. Team
    2nd - 9809 T.O.A.S.T.

    Robot Performance
    1st - 1361 Collegewood Wolf Corp (340 score)
    2nd - 172 FLL & Beyond, 2 squared + 3 (330 score)

    Judge's Award (Rising Star)
    2088 Lucky Blocks
  • 24 Oct 2014 12:02 PM | Darren Patnoe (Administrator)

    PVEF's FLL Practice tournament will be held on Saturday, October 25, 2014, at Monte Vista Middle School - Gym.  14 FLL teams will compete.  The event is free and open to the public.  The event will be from 9:00 AM (opening ceremony) until about 2:30 PM.

    Volunteers are still needed to help the event run smoothly.  Contact Darren Patnoe at dpatnoe@pvef.org if you would like to help or come to the check in table.  We will be setting up at 6:00 PM Friday night if you would like to help there.

    Volunteer check in starts at 7:30 AM.  Team check in starts at 8:00 AM.

  • 01 Oct 2014 6:49 PM | Darren Patnoe (Administrator)

     

    Attention:  teams participating in the November 15 Qualifying tournament at Monte Vista.  During the month of October please take a team photo for inclusion in the printed program for the November 15 Qualifying tournament at Monte Vista.  A request will go out later in the month with instructions for submission.

    Thank you.

  • 18 Sep 2014 1:10 AM | Anonymous

    FLL Tournament Information:

    PVEF Practice Tournament: Sat., Oct. 25, Monte Vista School, Camarillo
    Mesa Union Practice Tournament: Sun., Nov. 2, Mesa Union School, Somis
    PVEF Qualifying Tournament: Sat., Nov. 15, Monte Vista School, Camarillo

    T.O. Qualifying Tournament: Sun., Nov. 23, La Reina High School, Thousand Oaks

    We need adult and high-school volunteers for the following roles:

    Project Judges: Evaluate the teams’ innovations in education.

    Core Value Judges: Evaluate the teamwork, sportsmanship, and other FLL core values

    Robot Design Judges: Should have engineering, programming or science experience

    Robot Game Referees and Assistants: Need to know/learn this year’s robot missions in detail

    Timers and judge assistants

    Set-up/Take down volunteers

    Concessions (food) volunteers

    Details about volunteer roles can be found at: http://www.firstlegoleague.org/event/volunteerroles

    To volunteer, contact:

    Darren Patnoe:

    DPatnoe@pvef.org or Carey Smith at csmith1776@yahoo.com.

  • 04 Sep 2014 9:23 PM | Anonymous

     

    The PVEF FLL Season calendar has been updated.  Next important date:  September 12.  Last day to join a team.  Due date for team t-shirt designs and t-shirt orders.  Team sponsor logos also due.  See the complete Calendar:2014 FLL Calendar.pdf  
  • 20 Aug 2014 4:15 PM | Anonymous

    The annual Challenge Kickoff Workshop will be held in the MPR at La Mariposa School from 6:30-8:00 PM on Friday, August 29.  Team members and adults are welcome to attend.  No registration is necessary.

    We will go over the World Class Missions and Project announced by FLL on August 26.  Complete field set ups will be availble for viewing and discussion.

     

    La Mariposa is located at 4800 Corte Olivas, Camarillo 93012. 

  • 04 Aug 2014 2:05 PM | Anonymous

    Click here for the updated PVEF Calendar for the current FLL Season.  2014 FLL Calendar.pdf

    Please check back before August 29 for the location of the Challenge Kickoff Workshop.

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