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Oct. 16, 2007
A newsletter for the NYCFIRST robotics community in New York City and the surrounding area.
The NYC/NJ FIRST Web site is at www.nycnjfirst.org
Note: Election Day (Nov 6) training at Staten Island Tech has been cancelled
Training at Aviation HS on Nov. 6 is still on.
Contact Mike Koumoulos: email@example.com
(And congrats to brand new daddy Mike, who has placed a VEX kit in the crib.)
Training Oct. 20 is on either at NYU or Polytechnic (downtown Brooklyn)
Details will be posted on http://normsrobotics.blogspot
Registered so far:
3555 Brandeis Hayes Tracey Pozluszny PS 8 K
4113 Janna Valente Resurrection Ascension
5619 Richard Akalski/ Joshua Blum Louis Armstrong IS 227 Q
5898 Sidney Izakson MS 447 K The Math & Science Exploratory School
6047 Seung Won Lee PS 1 M
Gillianne Roberts Brooklyn Children's Museum
April Wilcox Brooklyn Children's Museum
Rob Connolly Briarcliff schools
There's still plenty of room.
You will need to bring your robotics kit (not the field set-up), a laptop (if possible) and your software.
Thanks to Ed at Vision Ed for last week's training at PACE
Please check the blog for regular updates: http://normsrobotics.blogspot
Polybots will be hosting an Open House for all NYC FLL teams
at Polytechnic University in downtown Brooklyn at Jay St,
Practice fields will be set up for the teams to try out their robots. Jose Munoz, the head referee at the Brooklyn event will also be available if there are any questions about the rules.
Contact Jose Munoz at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm the day that you are coming.
We can only host about 10 teams day. Spaces will be reserved on a first come first serve basis, and you can request more than one day, but no promises can be made.
Register for borough tournaments
NOTE: There will be a $30 registration fee for all borough tournaments.
There will be NO registration fee for teams going on to Riverbank.
Send team number, school, contact, email, cell # to
* Manhattan: Pace U, Dec. 2 (Sun) Catherine K. email@example.com and cc: Hans Zhou firstname.lastname@example.org
* Brooklyn Tech: Dec. 8 Ruwan: email@example.com and Boris: firstname.lastname@example.org
* Bronx: Lehman HS, Dec. 8: Gary Israel: Ggimhs@aol.com
* QUEENS: Aviation HS, Dec. 15, Michael Koumoullos at email@example.com AND firstname.lastname@example.org. (917) 208-5629
* Staten Island: Dec. 15 Dennis Giurici at Staten Island Tech 718.667.5725
List of all registered teams can be accessed at:
Please check to see that you are registered.
Compiled by Norm Scott
NYCFIRST Registration coordinator
Have a good day