Orientation (Live Webinar)
Sep
28
10:30 AM10:30

Orientation (Live Webinar)

This is a live webinar.

We strongly suggest that all new Team Managers attend this session prior to Team Manager Training.

This is a live webinar.
To participate and view the presentation on your computer, laptop, tablet, or phone: click here to enter the meeting room and use code 804 834 076
OR
For audio only, call: +1-415-655-0001 and use code 804 834 076

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Team Manager Training
Oct
1
7:00 PM19:00

Team Manager Training

We strongly suggest that all new Team Managers attend this session, and we suggest attending an Orientation session prior.

The first 90 minutes:

  • Two concurrent sessions - one for new and one for experienced Team Managers

    • New Team Manager session covers how to hold a meeting, how to manage parents, examples of interference, general strategies for Instant Challenge, and expanded information about available resources.

    • Experienced Team Manager session covers Program changes for the current season, changes in the Rules of the Road, advanced managing techniques, advanced strategies for Instant Challenge, the struggle between Creativity and Interference, "taking it to the next level," and expanded information on available resources. 

The last hour:

  • Challenge-specific training. Team Managers will CHOOSE ONE Challenge to learn more about.

Rising Stars or competitive? How to decide?

To learn more about the Challenges click here.

This event is made possible with the generous support of Leadership Prep.

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Instant Challenge Training for Team Managers
Oct
21
7:00 PM19:00

Instant Challenge Training for Team Managers

We strongly suggest that all new Team Managers attend this session.

This training event is open to Team Managers, Assistant Team Managers, campus coordinators, and any other adult who wants IC training.

Participants will be divided into two groups: Rising Star (90 minutes) and Competitive (2 hours).

The Challenge Masters for Instant Challenge will discuss the different types of Instant Challenges, the why, when, and how of practicing them, and resources available for finding new ones.

This event is made possible with the generous support of Leadership Prep.

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Team Manager Training
Nov
2
10:00 AM10:00

Team Manager Training

  • Leadership Prep Secondary School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We strongly suggest that all new Team Managers attend this session, and we suggest attending an Orientation session prior.

The first 90 minutes:

  • Two concurrent sessions - one for new and one for experienced Team Managers

    • New Team Manager session covers how to hold a meeting, how to manage parents, examples of interference, general strategies for Instant Challenge, and expanded information about available resources.

    • Experienced Team Manager session covers Program changes for the current season, changes in the Rules of the Road, advanced managing techniques, advanced strategies for Instant Challenge, the struggle between Creativity and Interference, "taking it to the next level," and expanded information on available resources. 

The last hour:

  • Challenge-specific training. Team Managers will CHOOSE ONE Challenge to learn more about.

Rising Stars or competitive? How to decide?

To learn more about the Challenges click here.

This event is made possible with the generous support of Leadership Prep.

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TEAMM U 101
Nov
16
10:00 AM10:00

TEAMM U 101

  • Leadership Prep Secondary School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

TEAM Manager University! 101 is for those managing either Rising Star or competitive teams. This session will include in-depth discussions about: all of the resources available to Team Managers and interference (what qualifies and what doesn't). The session will also cover: team dynamics, script writing, and Instant Challenge strategies. It will conclude with a Q&A.

This event is made possible with the generous support of Leadership Prep.

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Recycle 2 Support NExT
Sep
5
to Sep 15

Recycle 2 Support NExT

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Help raise money for NExT Region Destination Imagination by donating unwanted clothing and household items. Funds for the organization will be earned for every pound donated in our name.

Donations are accepted at the Little Elm location through September 15. Get information about the types of items accepted here.

Recycle 2 Support Little Elm 

      2417 FM 423, Little Elm, TX 75068

      469-708-0999

      Mon. - Sat. 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. / Sun.10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Instant Challenge Scrimmage
Feb
2
8:00 AM08:00

Instant Challenge Scrimmage

  • Leadership Prep Secondary School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Saturday, February 2nd

The NExT Region Instant Challenge Scrimmage is for competitive teams. The registration deadline for this event is January 26.

Click Here for Schedule

$60.00 per team

Leadership Prep Secondary School

8100 Teel Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034

Important information about directions!

Click here to learn more and register.

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TEAMM U 301
Jan
19
9:00 AM09:00

TEAMM U 301

Saturday, January 19th

Two sessions offered during Super Saturday:

  • 9:00-10:30am

  • noon - 1:30pm

TEAM Manager University! is for those managing either Rising Star or competitive teams. If you are attending TEAMM U while your team is at Super Saturday, another adult MUST chaperone your team in your place.

This session will include in-depth discussions about what to expect on tournament day, including: talking to the parents, how to get it all done, what to do when things go wrong on tournament day, required forms and Instant Challenge strategies. It will conclude with a Q&A.

Sign up for TEAMM U 301 here!

To learn more about the different training events for team managers, click here!

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Super Saturday 2019
Jan
19
8:00 AM08:00

Super Saturday 2019

Saturday, January 19th

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Rising Star Teams

Check in Time: 8:00am

Workshop Length: 8:30-11:00am

Cost: $50 per team

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Competitive Teams

Check in Time: 11:00am

Workshop Length: 11:30am-4:00pm

Cost: $60 per team

 

Workshop FAQs are here.

Register your team here.

Volunteer: Each team MUST supply one responsible high school or adult volunteer to be able to participate. (This is in addition to the Team Manager who accompanies the team.) The volunteer must arrive 1 hour earlier than the team for a brief orientation before their workshop.

Team Managers can also attend TEAMM U! 301 the same day! Register here.

For more information, email bbuehner@gmail.com 

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TEAMM U 201
Dec
1
9:30 AM09:30

TEAMM U 201

Saturday, December 1st

Offered during Winter Workshop

New! 4 Sessions:

  • General Session (Suitable for all Team Managers)*

    • 11:00am-12:30pm OR 2:30-4:00pm

  • Rising Stars Session (Suitable for Rising Stars Team Managers)**

    • 9:00-10:30am OR 12:30-2:00pm

TEAM Manager University! is for those managing either Rising Star or competitive teams. If you are attending TEAMM U while your team is at Winter Workshop, another adult MUST chaperone your team in your place.

*The General Session is suitable for all Team Managers. The session will include in-depth discussions about a universal, five-step problem-solving process and team choice elements. The session will also cover resources available to Team Managers and Instant Challenge strategies. It will conclude with a Q&A.

**The Rising Stars Session is suitable for Rising Stars Team Managers. The session will address the requirements of the Rising Stars Challenge:

  • What does it mean by combining fiction and non-fiction stories?

  • What makes a “life-size pop-up book?”

  • What makes something a technical device?

  • How do you prepare a team to use an improv item?

The session will also include discussions about a universal, five-step problem-solving process, team choice elements, Instant Challenge strategies, and resources available to Team Managers. It will conclude with a Q&A.

Sign up for TEAMM U 201 here!

To learn more about the different training events for team managers, click here!

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Winter Workshop
Dec
1
8:30 AM08:30

Winter Workshop

Saturday, December 1st

 

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Competitive Teams

Check in Time: 12:30 pm

Workshop Length: 1:00 - 4:30pm

Cost: $15 per attendee

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Rising Star Teams

Check in Time: 8:00 am

Workshop Length: 8:30am-noon

Cost: $15 per attendee

 

Workshop FAQs are here.

Register your team here.

Chaperones: Each team’s adult chaperone is responsible for monitoring and regulating the behavior of their team. Attendees may not roam the school unaccompanied by their adult chaperone at any time.

Classes:  Before moving to the next session, help clean up and reset the materials for the next group.  Remember: Adults get to participate in ALL the fun activities, because they are paying attendees!  

Team Managers can also attend TEAMM U! 201 the same day! Click here for all the details!

For more information, email bbuehner@gmail.com 

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TEAMM U 101
Nov
10
10:00 AM10:00

TEAMM U 101

  • Leadership Prep Secondary School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Saturday, November 10th

TEAM Manager University! is for those managing either Rising Star or competitive teams. This session includes in-depth discussions about interference and the resources available to Team Managers. The session will also cover: team dynamics, script writing, and Instant Challenge. Concludes with Q&A.

To register TEAMM U 101, click here.

Important information about directions!

To learn more about the different training events for team managers, click here!

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Instant Challenge Training for Team Managers
Nov
5
7:00 PM19:00

Instant Challenge Training for Team Managers

Monday, November 5th

The Challenge Masters for Instant Challenge will discuss the different types of Instant Challenges, the why, when, and how of practicing them, and resources available for finding new ones.

This training event is open to Team Managers, Assistant Team Managers, campus coordinators, and any other adult that wants IC training. Participants will be divided into two groups (Rising Star and Competitive).

To register for Instant Challenge Training, click here.

Important information about directions!

To learn more about the different training events for Team Managers, click here!

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General Q & A Session (same night from 6-7pm)

Come early to ask questions and get answers. This session is open to adult volunteers who attended a Team Manager Training session on either October 4 or October 29. General questions only, please no questions about specific challenges or solution ideas. No pre-registration required.

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Make-Up Session: New Team Manager Training
Nov
5
7:00 PM19:00

Make-Up Session: New Team Manager Training

Monday, November 5th

We strongly suggest that new Team Managers attend an Orientation session prior to this training. New Team Managers who have not attended an Orientation session should review it here. To learn more about the different training events for team managers, click here!

This is a make-up session for new Team Managers who missed the first two training dates on October 4 and 29. Challenge-specific breakout sessions will NOT be offered, and specific Challenges will not be discussed. This session is highly recommended for all new Team Managers.

To register for Team Manager Training, click here.

Important information about directions!

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Team Manager Training
Oct
29
6:45 PM18:45

Team Manager Training

Monday, October 29th

We strongly suggest that new Team Managers attend an Orientation session prior to this training. New Team Managers who have not attended an Orientation session should review it here. To learn more about the different training events for team managers, click here!

Rising Stars Team Manager Training:

  • 6:45-8:30pm Challenge-specific training. Learn about the Rising Stars Challenge and strategies for managing a Rising Stars team.

  • 8:30-9:30pm Team Manager Fundamentals

Competitive Team Manager Training:

  • 6:45-8:30pm Two concurrent sessions (one for new and one for experienced Team Managers)

  • 8:30-9:30pm Challenge-specific training. Team Managers will CHOOSE ONE Challenge to learn more about.

Coming straight from work? Feel free to bring a snack.

Rising Stars or competitive? How to decide?

To register for team manager training, click here.

Important information about directions!

To learn more about the competitive Challenges click here.

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Orientation
Oct
24
7:00 PM19:00

Orientation

  • Leadership Prep Secondary School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Wednesday, October 24

We strongly suggest that all new Team Managers attend this session prior to Team Manager Training.

The Orientation session expands on information introduced in Awareness Meetings. Topics discussed include: volunteer requirement, fees, the role of a Team Manager, the rules about interference, available resources, and basic details about the Challenges.

To register for an Orientation session, click here.

Important information about directions!

To learn more about the different training events for team managers, click here!

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Orientation
Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

Orientation

  • Leadership Prep Secondary School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Wednesday, October 17th

We strongly suggest that all new Team Managers attend this session prior to Team Manager Training.

The Orientation session expands on information introduced in Awareness Meetings. Topics discussed include: volunteer requirement, fees, the role of a Team Manager, the rules about interference, available resources, and basic details about the Challenges.

To register for an Orientation session, click here.

Important information about directions!

To learn more about the different training events for team managers, click here!

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Team Manager Training
Oct
4
6:45 PM18:45

Team Manager Training

Thursday, October 4th

We strongly suggest that new Team Managers attend an Orientation session prior to this training. New Team Managers who have not attended an Orientation session should review it here. To learn more about the different training events for team managers, click here!

Rising Stars Team Manager Training:

  • 6:45-8:30pm Challenge-specific training. Learn about the Rising Stars Challenge and strategies for managing a Rising Stars team.

  • 8:30-9:30pm Team Manager Fundamentals

Competitive Team Manager Training:

  • 6:45-8:30pm Two concurrent sessions (one for new and one for experienced Team Managers)

  • 8:30-9:30pm Challenge-specific training. Team Managers will CHOOSE ONE Challenge to learn more about.

Rising Stars or competitive? How to decide?

To register for team manager training, click here.

Important information about directions!

To learn more about the competitive Challenges click here.

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Orientation
Sep
26
7:00 PM19:00

Orientation

  • Leadership Prep Secondary School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Wednesday, September 26th

We strongly suggest that all new Team Managers attend this session prior to Team Manager Training.

The Orientation session expands on information introduced in Awareness Meetings. Topics discussed include: volunteer requirement, fees, the role of a Team Manager, the rules about interference, available resources, and basic details about the Challenges.

To register for an Orientation session, click here.

Important information about directions!

To learn more about the different training events for team managers, click here!

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TEAMM U 301
Jan
27
1:30 PM13:30

TEAMM U 301

Saturday, January 27th

This is an ONLINE training session offered through GoToMeeting - find log in instructions here.

Team Manager University! is for those managing either Rising Star or competitive teams.

This session will include in-depth discussions about: what to expect on tournament day, talking to the parents, how to get it all done, what to do when things go wrong on tournament day, required forms, and Instant Challenge strategies. It will conclude with a Q&A.

Find log in instructions here. Now available as PDF or Video of Meeting

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TEAMM U 201
Dec
9
9:00 AM09:00

TEAMM U 201

Saturday, December 9th

Offered during Winter Workshop

Two Sessions: 9-11am OR 1-3pm

Team Manager University! is for those managing either Rising Star or competitive teams. If you are attending TEAMM U while your team is at Winter Workshop, another adult MUST chaperone your team in your place.

This session will include in-depth discussions about: team choice elements, brainstorming, decision making strategies, and Instant Challenge strategies. It will conclude with a Q&A.

Sign up for TEAMM U 201 here!

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Winter Workshop 2017
Dec
9
8:30 AM08:30

Winter Workshop 2017

The Winter Workshop registration deadline is December 1.

When: December 9

Where:Lucas Christian Academy

505 W Lucas Rd, Lucas, TX 75002

 

Competitive Teams

Check in Time: 11:50 pm

Workshop Length: 12:15pm - 4:15pm

Cost: $15 per attendee (4 classes)

Rising Star Teams

Check in Time: 8:15 am

Workshop Length: 8:30am-11:30am

 Cost: $12 per attendee (3 classes)

 

Chaperones: Each team’s adult chaperone is responsible for monitoring and regulating the behavior of their team. Attendees may not roam the school at any time unaccompanied by their adult chaperone.  

Classes:  Before moving to the next session, help clean up and reset the materials for the next group.  Remember: Adults get to participate in ALL the fun activities, because they are paying attendees!  

Team Managers can also attend TEAMM U! 201 the same day! Click here for all the details!

For more information, email bbuehner@gmail.com 

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Make-Up Session: New Team Manager Training
Nov
6
7:00 PM19:00

Make-Up Session: New Team Manager Training

Important information about directions!

This is a make-up session for new Team Managers who missed the first two training dates. Challenge-specific breakout sessions will NOT be offered. This session is highly recommended for all new Team Managers.

To pre-register for team manager training, click here.

Important information about directions!

To learn more about the different training events for team managers, click here!

To learn more about the Challenges click here.

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Q & A Session for Team Managers
Nov
6
6:00 PM18:00

Q & A Session for Team Managers

Ask questions and get answers. This session is open to adult volunteers who attended a Team Manager Training session on either October 5 or November 2. General questions only, please no questions about specific challenges or solution ideas.

Important information about directions!

No pre-registration required.

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Orientation
Oct
25
7:00 PM19:00

Orientation

Wednesday, October 25th

We strongly suggest that all new Team Managers attend this session prior to Team Manager Training.

The Orientation session expands on information introduced in Awareness Meetings. Topics discussed include: volunteer requirement, fees, the role of a Team Manager, the rules about interference, available resources, and basic details about the Challenges.

To register for an Orientation session, click here.

To learn more about the different training events for team managers, click here!

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Orientation
Oct
23
7:00 PM19:00

Orientation

Wednesday, October 23rd

We strongly suggest that all new Team Managers attend this session prior to Team Manager Training.

The Orientation session expands on information introduced in Awareness Meetings. Topics discussed include: volunteer requirement, fees, the role of a Team Manager, the rules about interference, available resources, and basic details about the Challenges.

To register for an Orientation session, click here.

To learn more about the different training events for team managers, click here!

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