This season FIRST® Washington will present multiple kickoff type events throughout the state! The events spread the message about FIRST Core Values, inspire students and coaches, set the stage for an exciting season of discovery and fun.
Western Washington Kickoff at Microsoft Saturday, September 15th Microsoft Campus, Redmond, WA
The Western Washington Kickoff will have activities for students. Referees will be on hand to discuss the Robot Game, and there will be workshops for coaches and mentors on Programming, Judging, and Fundraising, among other topics . The event will be in two sessions: morning (check in at 8:45, sessions from 9 a.m. to noon) and afternoon (check in at 12:45, sessions from 1 to 4 p.m.). Please use this link to register your team for this event: Kickoff Registration
Eastern Washington Kickoff/Coaches meeting in Spokane Wednesday, September 26th Girl Scouts Office, 1404 N Ash St, Spokane, WA 99201
The Eastern Washington Kickoff helps coaches and mentors get oriented and prepared for this season. You’ll see the game setup, hear about the Core Values and Project from an experienced team, and take part in a Round Table discussion with other FLL coaches from our region. The event is from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. RSVP to Maggie Pooler at email@example.com
Central Washington Kickoff in Wenatchee Saturday, September 15 Eastmont Junior High School, 905 8th St NE, East Wenatchee, WA 98802
The Central Washington kickoff helps familiarize coaches with the program. Event is from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.
Tentative schedule for Wenatchee Kickoff:
9 to 9:45 a.m. – Welcome Introduction, Videos, Robot Game comments
10 to 10:45 – Breakout Sessions
(1) Coaches Corner – tips for new coaches
(2) Robot free building
(3) Project Board gallery walk from last season
11:00 to 11:45 – Breakout sessions (repeat of prior sessions so that attendees can pick a different topic if they would like.)