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Date/Time
Date(s) - 03/02/2018 - 03/04/2018
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Riverside Military Academy

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Welcome to the Peachtree (PCH) District Qualifier Event Gainesville held on the amazing campus of Riverside Military Academy.

Friday, March 2nd – Sunday, March 4th, 2018

Schedule of Event:

Competition Schedule

(Day 0) 3-2-18 Friday
5:00PM-10:00PM Teams Load In, Pits Open, Inspection
7:00PM Sign-up for Chairmans and Deans List Interviews at Pit Admin
8:30PM-9:00PM Ref Meeting for Drive Team on field
(Day 0) 3-3-18 Saturday
8:00AM-10:30AM Pits Open, Practice Rounds, Inspections
9:00AM Drivers Meeting on Field
10:15AM Proceed to stands for Opening Ceremonies
10:30AM-11:00AM Opening Ceremonies
11:00AM-1:00PM Qualification Matches
1:00PM-2:00PM Lunch
2:00PM-7:00PM Qualification Matches
8:00PM* Pits Close
(Day 2) 3-4-18 Sunday
8:00AM Pits Open
9:00AM-9:30AM Opening Ceremonies
9:30AM-12:30PM Qualification Matches
12:30PM-1:00PM Alliance Selections
1:00PM-2:00PM Lunch
2:00PM-5:00PM Playoff & Final Rounds
5:00 PM-6:30PM Awards Ceremony
7:00PM* Pits Close

Activities Schedule

(Day 1) 3-3-18
9:00AM-12:00PM: FLL Jr., FLL & FTC Demonstrations
10:00AM-3:00PM: Sponsor Row Open
12:00PM-1:30PM: VIP Event (Invitation Only)

(Day 2) 3-4-18
8:30AM-1:00PM: FLL Jr., FLL & FTC Demonstrations & Sponsor Row Open
*Schedule subject to change. All times are estimated based on flow of rounds. See Pit Administration table for updated times.

Parking Information
Parking at this venue is free to all participants, guests and spectators. Please follow signs in parking lot that will direct you to designated areas (trailer and bus parking). Please see parking map here.

Load In/Out Instructions for Teams
Gainesville Load In Map and Instructions here.

Concessions and Food Options
Riverside Military Academy will offer concessions for sale on Saturday and Sunday of the event.  You will need to make arrangements for food for your team on Friday.

CONCESSIONS

BOTTLED DRINKS                          $2

COFFEE                                           $1

HOT CHOCOLATE                          $1

CANDY                                            $1

AIRHEADS                                        4 FOR $1

CHIPS                                             $1

SATURDAY

CHICK-FIL-A SANDWICH              $5

SANDWICH, CHIPS, AND DRINK  $8

SUNDAY

PIZZA SLICE                                  $2

WHOLE PIZZA                               $14 (pre-orders can be made on Saturday)

There are several restaurants (fast food and sit down) options in Gainesville. For a complete listing of dining options, please visit, http://www.gainesville.org/dining

You are permitted to bring outside food and drink into this venue. No food is allowed in the pit area.

Hotel Options
For a current listing of hotels participating in the FIRST Experient Hotel Program, please visit:
FIRST Experient

What to Bring to the Event

  1. Your robot.
  2. Your lock-up form (do not put this in the bag when you seal it during your extra 6 hours of work).
  3. Your team roster.
  4. Your Consent and Release forms. Your team members will sign these on-line.  You will bring a printout that confirms this.  For those associated with your team that have not signed on-line, please print, sign and bring to your first competition of the season.  FIRST Consent and Release Form & Georgia FIRST Consent and Release Form
  5. Items to set up your pit and support your robot during the competition. Pits are 10′ x 10′.
  6. Safety glasses for everyone on your team.
  7. Shoes that are closed toed. No sandals allowed in the pits or near the field. Make sure your visitors know this.
  8. Extension cords and power strips for your pit.
  9. Your team fact sheet to give to the Game Announcer.
  10. Your team spirit and gracious professionalism!
  11. Your collected aluminum cans for the Recycle for Good Program.
  12. A ‘verbal thank-you’ for the volunteers when you see them at the events. They are working long hours to make this event happen.

ADDITIONAL FORMS

GeorgiaFIRST Consent and Release Form 2018 (this is turned in only once during the season)

Team Fact Sheet


Thank you to the Sponsors of this Event



Team List