FIRST updates – Competition kits & Mentor Orientation 101

This just in:

1) Competition kit delivery has been delayed because of a missing component. Currently, kits are due to ship September 5, and should arrive about three days after that.

2) FTC Mentor Orientation, 101 is a teleconference scheduled for Thursday, September 4, 2008 at 7 pm EST.. It will provide useful guidelines for forming, organizing, and shaping an FTC team for a new robotics season.

Suggestions for building team goals, planning activities, developing effective communications, defining roles and responsibilities, and locating helpful resources will be covered. This call will be led by FTC Affiliate Partner Jill Wilker, and be assisted by Senior Mentor Kathie Kentfield, and FTC Partner Manager JoAnn Halloran.

There will be 150 lines available, so lines are on a first come, first served basis. This call will be recorded and become available for download at:

Visit the FTC Email Blast archive for complete details.

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