Schedule

Kettering Kickoff XVIII Schedule of Events*

Friday, September 15, 2017

3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.                      Load in and Open Pits

4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.                      Team Social & Game Night including Open Swimming, Wally Ball, Games

4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.                      Open Practice (First Come, First Serve)

4:00, 5:00 & 6:00 p.m.                     Kettering University Campus Tours (Sign up at Kettering’s booth)

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.                      3 Workshops being offered:

Pros and Cons of requiring a Team Application – Why it’s beneficial to require an application to be on a Robotics Team (but not right for everyone)

Developing a Team Contract – Tips and tricks for creating a document that Students and Parents must sign before joining the Team that will make your life as Coach MUCH easier, and your season more productive.

Establishing Team Member Expectations and Behavior Guidelines – Points to consider when building the financial, behavioral, and academic standards for Team Members.

8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.                      Mentor Matches

9:00 p.m.                                             Pits and venue closes for the night

 

Saturday, September 16, 2017

7:00 a.m.                                              Pits Open

7:30 a.m.                                              Driver’s Meeting

8:00 a.m.                                             Opening Ceremonies

8:30 a.m. – Noon                               Qualification Matches

Noon – 12:30 p.m.                             Lunch Break

12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.                     Qualification Matches

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                      Alliance Selections

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.                      Elimination Matches

7:00 p.m.                                             Awards Ceremony

7:30 p.m.                                             Event Ends

*Tentative – Some changes may occur prior to event.