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REGISTERING FOR THE

Secret City Qualifier

Secret City Qualifier

 

Registration will close at                                     

Register early, qualifiers accept teams until full on a first come basis.

Print a copy (Ctrl-P) for your files and read all steps before proceeding.

11/15/2021

5:00 PM EST

1. COMPLETE ALL TEAM PAPERWORK

Team members and coaches must provide proof of a FIRST consent and release (electronic or paper form) before participating in any FLL event. Find details about ‘Team Paperwork’ on the Resources page of the FIT website. All teams must use the team dashboard to invite parents to electronically acknowledge and submit a FLL consent and release form online. A printed copy of the team roster from TIMS showing consent form status or paper copies of consent forms are acceptable documentation of consent and release.

 

2. REGISTER FOR A QUALIFIER

Go to East Tennessee FLL Qualifier Application page. Provide team and coach information and select the qualifier of your choice. After submitting the event application, you will see a note confirming receipt of your application. After all the above acceptance criteria are verified, you will receive an email notification when your team has been accepted for an event. The status of a team registration can also be viewed on the Qualifiers Roster page found on the registration page of your selected event.

Upon receiving acceptance confirmation, print and complete the registration invoice and mail it with the         registration fee and copies of all consent and release documentation to:

 

$75

FLL Qualifier Team Documents

c/o Christopher Scott

Secret City Academy

1440 Oak Ridge Turnpike

Oak Ridge, TN 37830

Attn: Christopher Scott

The East Tennessee Regional Championship in Cookeville has a 48 team capacity limit. Teams are selected for the championship by qualifying at one of several regional qualifier tournaments. East Tennessee qualifier registration is handled electronically on the FIRST in Tennessee (FIT) website FLL Events page. The criteria below must be met before a team can be accepted for an event:

  • Two coaches must be registered and screened. 

  • The annual FLL team registration must be paid. 

  • The event must be open for registration. 

  • The event must still have capacity.

The FLL Events page lists all the FLL events in Tennessee. Teams must register for events in the region where the team resides. FLL teams can register to compete at any qualifier tournament they choose in their own region, but they can only compete in one qualifier event.

 

The registration fee for the                                                      is          . No additional fee is required from any team that advances to the Championship.

$75

 

Please do not send consent form proof and payments separately. Make checks or money orders payable to:

All event fees must be received by November 30. 

East Tennessee Robotics Foundation

 and put your FLL Team number on the memo line.

 

Questions about payments and receipts can be directed to:

Christopher Scott, CScott@ortn.edu

 

3. CORRECT INFO ON DASHBOARD

To ensure accurate team profile data for tournament programs, visit the Tournaments Roster on the registration page for your selected event and check your team's information.  Corrections should be made in the team's FIRST dashboard.  Updating team data to the Tennessee database is not automatic and teams should notify Rachel Ellestad rellestad@firstpartners.org after any team profile data is changed at FIRST.

 

4. TEAM INFORMATION PAGE

To improve team recognition with the judges, teams should download the fillable Team Information form and bring three copies of this form to their judging sessions.

 

5. ROBOT DESIGN EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

To help the Robot Design judges quickly and consistently learn about your robot and the design process used, all events require a short presentation called the Robot Design Executive Summary. To help the Core Values judges learn more about your team and its unique story, all events require every team prepare a simple Core Values “tri‐fold” or poster.

 

Teams that advance from a qualifying tournament will receive an invitation to the East Tennessee Championship held in Cookeville on 12 February 2022. There will be no lunch tickets sold in advance.  However, teams can still purchase meals at the TTU cafeteria on their own. For more information about the Tennessee East events, go to the FLL Events page, open the Tennessee-East events, and read ‘Pre-event Information’ on the appropriate event page.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE TO TEAMS THAT ADVANCE TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP

(Due two weeks before the Championship)

   
TTU's policy for minors on campus requires that all team members attending the East Tennssee FLL Championship must provide additional documentation required by Tennessee Tech.​  The parents of each team member must complete the TTU Minor Participant Information and Release

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Sending Fees and Team Paperwork for the

Qualifier Event Title

The East Tennessee Regional Championship in Cookeville has a 48 team capacity limit. Teams are selected for the championship by qualifying at one of several regional qualifier tournaments. East Tennessee qualifier registration is handled electronically on the FIRST in Tennessee (FIT) website FLL Events page. The criteria below must be met before a team can be accepted for an event:

  • Two coaches must be registered and screened. 

  • The annual FLL team registration must be paid. 

  • The event must be open for registration. 

  • The event must still have capacity.

The FLL Events page lists all the FLL events in Tennessee. Teams must register for events in the region where the team resides. FLL teams can register to compete at any qualifier tournament they choose in their own region, but they can only compete in one qualifier event.

 

The registration fee for the Marble City Qualifier is          . No additional fee is required from any team that advances to the Championship.

$75

Payable To

COMPLETE ALL TEAM PAPERWORK (Roster, Consent Forms, and Invoice)
Team members and coaches must provide proof of a FIRST consent and release (on-line or on-paper) before participating in any FLL event.  Find details about ‘Team Paperwork’ on the Resources page of the FIT website.  If possible, use the FLL team dashboard to invite parents to electronically acknowledge and submit a FIRST consent and release form online. Otherwise, collect a signed paper version of the FIRST consent form from all team members as soon as possible. On-paper consents are only required if on-line consent forms have not been completed.  A printed copy of the team roster from the team dashboard showing on-line consent status with copies of on-paper consent forms are acceptable documentation of consent and release.   Print and complete a registration invoice and mail it with the  registration fee and copies of all consent and release documentation to:
 

FLL Qualifier Team Documents

Care Of

School

Address

City State Zip

Attn: Person

 

Please do not send consent forms and payments separately. Make checks or money orders payable to:

Payable to

 and put your FLL Team number on the memo line.

 

Questions about payments and receipts can be directed to:

Name of Contact, xxx-xxx-xxxx email 

 

To ensure accurate team profile data for tournament programs, visit the Tournaments Roster and check your team's information.  Corrections should be made in the team's FIRST dashboard.  Updating team data to the Tennessee database is not automatic and teams should notify Brad Weil brad.weil@tnfirst.org after any team profile data is changed at FIRST.

  1. To improve team recognition with the judges, teams should download the fillable Team Information form and bring three copies of this form to their judging sessions.

  2. To help the Robot Design judges quickly and consistently learn about your robot and the design process used, all events require a short presentation called the Robot Design Executive Summary. To help the Core Values judges learn more about your team and its unique story, all events require every team prepare a simple Core Values “tri‐fold” or poster.

 

Teams that advance from a qualifying tournament will receive an invitation to the East Tennessee Championship held in Cookeville on 8 February 2020. There will be no lunch tickets sold in advance.  However, teams can still purchase meals at the TTU cafeteria on their own. For more information about the Tennessee East events, go to the FLL Events page, open the Tennessee-East events, and read ‘Pre-event Information’ on the appropriate event page.

 

IMPORTANT NOTE TO TEAMS THAT ADVANCE TO THE CHAMPIONSHIP

(Due two weeks before the Championship)

   
TTU's policy for minors on campus requires that all team members attending the East Tennssee FLL Championship must provide additional documentation required by Tennessee Tech.​  The parents of each team member must complete the TTU Minor Participant Information and Release