Calendar 2017-07-06T14:16:43+00:00

How Long is the Season?

The season will begin in early September (after the teams are selected and formed) and lasts anywhere from late December to February depending on how the teams perform during the competitions. Teams will meet once a week through October and more often once they get closer to the competitions. The following table should give you an idea of how the season looks:

Month Activities / Milestones
August -Coaches’ Kick-Off
-Student Applications Due and Formation of Teams
-Challenge Released
-Build Challenge Sets
September -Practices: 1 meeting/week
-Brainstorming, Trial & Error, Some robotics getting real
October -Practices: Increasing details, but Discovery continues
-Project finalized
November Everything getting intense
-Going from 1 meeting/week to 2-3/week
-Decatur Robotics Scrimmage
-Thanksgiving Break – Meetings depend on travel plans
December Mad rush
-First FLL Competition: Qualifier
(Results announced 1-2 weeks later)
Winter Break End: Time to make everything better (if team advanced to Super Regionals)
January Early Jan: Second FLL Competition: Super Regionals
Late Jan (Or Early Feb): Third FLL Competition: State

December 2017

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Nothing from December 12, 2017 to March 11, 2018.