Meetings and Season Schedule

Meeting structure will fluctuate due to a variety of factors such as team progress, time left in the season, and how your team works best. This video explains the components of a sample meeting structure, and is meant as a guide . Teams typically meet 2 or 3 times per week for 1 to 2 hours. However, there are no hard rules. Your team's meeting schedule and structure should be designed to meet your needs.

This calendar contains all events pertaining to the FLL Hydrodynamics Season in Illinois including training sessions, kickoffs, and tournaments and other important dates. Add it to your own calendar to help stay on top of things.

Team Organization Tools

One of the biggest challenges of any team is staying organized and on task. The resources on this page are some ways to tackle the problem. Trello and Kanbanchi are free online project management tools that are powerful and easy to use. Trello is stand alone, while Kanbanchi is a G-suite addon and can be found in the Chrome Store. Both operate similarly to the Kanban Board to the lower right. While younger teams will depend on coaches to help identify and assign tasks. Older teams can use these tools to take over these functions, learning valuable skills for the future.

Google Sites allows you to create your own team website and control who has access both to edit and to view. You can create different pages (Core Values/Project/Teamwork?) and embed anything from your Google Drive as well as maps, YouTube Videos, Calendars, images, uploads, and URLs. Your team can keep everything shared and in one spot and access it both in and out of meetings.