Call for Judges - FIRST Lego League Maryland State Champions
Volunteer at FLL and get a FREE shirt
Ladies and Gentlemen,
We need 90+ judges for the FIRST Lego League (FLL) MarylandState Championship on February 24th, 2018 at UMBC.
You can help. Forward this to anyone you think may be interested.
You are receiving this email because you have previously judged at a Maryland FLL competition or you have shown an interest in being a judge. Please feel free to forward this email to other qualified individuals with similar interests.
You will work 10 hours (well not quite), make no money, interact with 900 young engineers, get free food, have a blast, be totally exhausted, meet interesting people, and did we say you don't get paid?
But you do get a free T-Shirt!
These are just few reasons why you should volunteer to help with this year's FLL Tournament.
There are lots of ways to get involved. , This call is for Judges, but we also need Referees, Judge's Assistants, Emcee, Pit Runners, Team Queuers, Practice Table Managers, Setup and Breakdown Crew, etc.
Judging categories and qualifications:
1. Robot Design – This category judges the technical merits of the robot in terms of strategy, programming, and mechanical design. Judges should have computer, scientific or technical backgrounds.
2. Project – Teams are also required to do a research project on an issue related to this years theme, Hydro Dynamics. In this category, teams present their project and are judged on the quality of their research, solution, and presentation. Judges should have a technical, scientific, or research backgrounds.
3. Core Values – This area judges a team on their ability to be enthusiastic and show partnership, work as a team, and support and encourage both their teammates and the other teams they are competing against. Judges in this category do not need to have a technical background. Any leader who recognizes, practices, or teaches teamwork would make an exceptional judge. Good prospects are team coaches, military professionals, teachers, police officers, Eagle Scouts, etc.
Judges will need to plan to be at UMBC from approximately 7 AM to 3 PM on February 24, 2018.
Please volunteer! I promise it will be a day you will always remember.