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Team Requirements & Season Schedule


Team size is limited based on equipment, meeting space, parent participation, and technical mentor availability
 
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Requirements
  • Cavitt Jr High Students
  • 8th Graders: Cavitt Project Lead the Way STEM Classes
  • 7th Graders: Demonstrated interest and aptitude in robotics & programming
  • Demonstrated maturity to handle meetings and work well in teams
  • Season long commitment
  • Active parent participation required
  • All students must complete summer course work (game rules, online courses, RobotC programming introduction) to be considered
 
Commitments 
  • Summer homework to learn fundamentals and demonstrate engagement
  • Adhere to behavior expectations and strictly follow safety rules
  • Attend meetings and be active participants in team for the full season
  • Attend all robotics competitions as scheduled
  • Represent Cavitt Jr High/VEX Robotics at the William Jessup STEM Expo in March 2018 (mandatory)
  • Represent robotics team at Cavitt and Ridgeview open houses (mandatory)
  • Parent participation required
  • Financial support - self funded team
     
 
Remaining 2017-2018 Events
April 22, 2017 2017 Worlds Finals viewing, 2017-18 Game Unveiling!
May 11, 2017 Cavitt Jr High School Open House
May 18, 2017 Ridgeview Open House
 
2017-2018 Season Build Meeting Schedule
June  10 Summer sessions begin (roughly 2x per month)
~Aug 30 Fall meetings begin (2x per week, ~2.5 per meeting)
     *Typically Fridays 2:30-5:30 and 1 weekend day
                                   *Team meets over Thanksgiving & winter breaks
   *Additional meetings and/or times extended as teams get closer to competition
 
2017-2018 Tentative Competition Schedule
Nov -TBA Scrimmage
Dec-TBA Tournament (Likely Sacred Heart)
Jan-TBA Tournament Google and/or Grange
Feb-TBA Tournament RoboStangs Golden West 
Mar-TBD State Championship for Qualified Teams
 
Other Team Mandatory Events
Mar 2018     Placer County STEM Expo
May 2018 Cavitt Open House
May 2018 Ridgeview Open House