October 2012 - Coach Blast #5

This is our fifth blast of the season. If this your first time reading an HTK blast, you can catch up on our website. All Coach Blasts will be posted in the library for reference.



Hands-on Programming Class - only 9 slots left!!

Simple Line Following • MyBlocks • Parallel Execution

Brian Kleinke, long-time programming judge, is offering his
Hands-on Programming class to MN FLL teams. One adult plus one student from each team can attend.  Bring your computer and robot and get ready for some fun! 
We will send out more information and robot specifications to registered attendees. Take your team to the next level!


When: Saturday, October 27, 2012
10:15 AM - 12:30 AM

Please arrive by 10:15 to set-up we will begin promptly at 10:30
Where: The Works Museum
9740 Grand Avenue
Bloomington, MN  55420
See Map
Cost: $20 for 1 adult and 1 student, and will include 2 admissions to The Works Museum for that day and a snack.



Regional Tournament Assignments are posted

Please check the online posting for your team's assignment. It is listed by team number.

Also check your team name, please send any updated names to sarah@hightechkids.org by this Friday, October 26th!

We will continue to post details about each Regional Tournament on the website. Please expect Tournament Directors to be in contact with you a week or so before your tournament date. These are volunteers like you, so help them out as much as you are able!  



FIRST Registration number to sell?

Did you register a team with FIRST and it never got going? We have 5 coaches on the waiting list, hoping to buy a FIRST registration number...Please email Vicki if you do, vicki@hightechkids.org!



2012 Season Sponsors

With Grant Support

Ecolab Foundation
Lockheed Martin
Pentair Foundation
Great River Energy
Xcel Energy Foundation
Thomson Reuters


2012 In-Kind Donors


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