Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Please review the answers to many frequently asked questions.

Q - When do teams meet?
A- Teams set their own schedules based on the schedules of their student team members and parent coaches.  Teams often meet on weekends.

Q - How often do teams meet?
A - Typically, teams meet once a week for 1-2 hours starting in September or October through the Maryland State Competition in March.  As the competition approaches, more frequent meetings may be scheduled as needed.

Q - What are the roles of parents?
A - Teams can only exist with parent volunteer support.  Usually, one or two parents volunteer as coaches to attend most meetings.  Other parents volunteer to teach special skills such as wood working, sewing, painting and anything needed to build the team's set and costumes.  Every parent drives team members and contributes to team snacks.