FLL Rookie Training

2017 ROOKIE TRAINING

     FOR ROOKIE COACHES ONLY!
     We will cover these topics:

  • EV3 PROGRAMMING
  • RESEARCH
  • CORE VALUES
  • TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

This 3-hour training session is taught by a group of longtime, successful coaches and designed just for Rookie Coaches! Learn from former coaches and current judges!

Coaches will will explore the essentials for a successful FLL team: programming, robotic design, the research project and core values.

Coaches attending this training will NOT need to attend the regular Coaches meeting - we will cover everything, including a review of the 2017-18 Hyrdro Dynamics Robot Missions.

Fee: $20.00 per person

Rookie Training Homework ~ Be prepared to spend a little time before traiing so that we can make the most of our time together! Please bring the following to class:

  • A laptop with the EV3 software loaded - be sure you have the latest software version (Version 1.2.3). Updating software may take more than 30 mintues.
  • A fully charged, pre-built robot.Please build the Basic/Educator Vehicle EV3 Robot This robot may take 40-60 minutes to build including the sensor attachments and the third motor assembly. 
  • Update Firmware on the EV3 brick (Version 1.09). **Be sure to update your software on your laptop BEFORE updating your EV3 Firmware.
  • Parts Kit
  • USB cable and charger
  • Extension Cord

DATE TIME LOCATION

Saturday
Sept. 16, 2017

9:00 am - Noon
 

Chippewa Middle School
5000 Hodgson Road Connection, St. Paul