2016 FCA FLL Qualifier

Welcome to the Fellowship Christian Academy (FCA) FIRST LEGO League (FLL) ANIMAL ALLIES Qualifier.  The FCA Qualifier will be held on Saturday, December 3rd, 2016.  We are excited that we have been blessed with the opportunity to once again host an FLL Qualifier and are looking forward to fun and exciting day.  We pray that each team participating has a wonderful day. If you are interested in volunteering for the tournament, you may do so here. Please take a few moment to review the following details regarding the FCA FLL Qualifier:

Tournament Schedule

Pit Setup and Team Confirmation

FIRST/FLL Official Roster

Campus and Building Maps

Concessions and Lunch

T-Shirts

Social Media

Frequently Asked Questions

Tournament Schedule

You can download a copy of the team schedule below:

2016 FCA FLL Qualifier Team Schedule

The tentative schedule for the tournament is as follows:

7:00 7:30 Volunteer Check-in and Breakfast
7:30 7:55 Volunteer Meeting (all volunteers except Judges and Referees)
7:30 8:30 Judge and Referee Meetings
8:00 8:30 Team Check-in and setup in Pits
8:20 8:45 Coaches Meeting
8:50 9:05 Welcome & Opening Ceremony
9:10 12:25 Robot Games and Judging Sessions
12:25 1:25 Lunch Break
1:25   Robot Games resume and Judging callbacks (if needed) begin
3:00 4:00 Final Judging Deliberations
3:45   Robot Games conclude
4:00 4:30 Closing Ceremonies

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Pit Setup and Team Confirmation

Please take a moment to complete the Pit Setup and Team Confirmation form below.  This will allow you to request how your Pit is setup and to confirm or change your team name that will be used during the tournament by the Emcee and on the Scoreboard.  This also allows us to confirm the total number of kids on your team.  Total number of kids must match your official FIRST/FLL Roster that must be turned in at check-in or prior to check-in.  Teams are allowed to bring their own Practice Tables, but they must be setup with their assigned Pit.

Setup Options: Pit Setup Options         If you are not bringing a practice table or you plan on setting your practice table on top of the rectangular table provided, then select Option 1. If you have a practice table you plan to setup on the ground in your Pit, then select Option 2.

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Concessions and Lunch

Concessions will be available throughout the day including coffee and breakfast pastries in the morning, and assorted drinks, chips, candy and cookies in the afternoon. Concessions are cash only.  Proceeds help support various FCA organizations and clubs. The following items will be available for purchase for lunch:

  • Nachos
  • Hot Dogs
  • BBQ Beef Sandwiches
  • Sausage on a Stick
  • Pizza by the Slice

No food or drink is allowed in the Pit Area or the Judging Area.  There is a dining area directly outside the Pit and Competition Area. Back to Top

FIRST/FLL Official Roster

All participating teams must provide a completed TIMS roster in order to participate in the Qualifier Complete the Team Member Registration on FIRST Team Information Management System (TIMS) website for all  your team members. Email a copy of the completed TIMS roster to info@fcarobotics.com.  This will expedite the check-in process the day of the Qualifier. Alternatively, a printed copy of the Roster from TIMS along with any necessary signed FIRST Consent and Release Forms can be turned in at time of check-in.  The completed forms can also be scanned in and emailed to us in advance as well.  Electronic copies submitted beforehand are preferred. Back to Top

Campus and Building Maps

Below are copies of the FCA campus and a layout drawing of the FCA Education Center.

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T-Shirts

FCA is excited to offer these exclusive FLL T-shirts. t-shirt_2016_whiteOrder yours today and pick them up at the FCA FLL Qualifier on Saturday, December 3rd. T-shirts are $13.00/each for Youth-Medium to Adult-Large and $16.00/each for Adult-XL and up. T-shirts will also be available for purchase at FCA on December 3rd as well. All proceeds from the sales help support the FCA Robotics teams and FCA Robotics events including our scrimmage and Qualifier. Visit our online store to complete your order. Back to Top

Social Media

Follow all the Action throughout the day on Twitter and Instagram Instagram:

  • Username: fcarobotech

Hashtags:

  • #FCAFLL16
  • #DFWFLL
  • #FCASoars
  • #FCARobotics
  • #FCARobotech

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Frequently Asked Questions

We know many of you have several questions about the Qualifier and information specific to the FCA FLL Qualifier.  Therefore we have put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions.  If you have a particular question, please check there first and if you do not find the answers you are looking for please feel free to contact us. Back to Top

Pit Setup and Team Confirmation Form

Team Number:*
Team Name (This will be the name used by the Emcee and on the Scoreboard):
Coach/Primary Contact:*
Coach/Primary Contact E-mail:*
Coach/Primary Contact Phone Number:*
Assistant Coach/Alternate Contact:
Assistant Coach/Alternate contact Email:
Assistant Coach/Alternate Contact Phone Number:
Please select the total number of kids on your team (DO NOT nclude coaches and mentors)*
Please select your Pit setup option:*
Word Verification (Enter the letters and numbers shown):
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