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During 6-8 week period between kickoff and competition in the Fall teams can expect:
Week Activity Days/Hours per Week
0 Organize your team (before kickoff!) 1 day, 2 hrs
1 Kickoff meeting/brainstorming/strategy 3 days, 3 hrs/day
2 Brainstorming/prototyping/platform build 3 days, 3 hrs/day
3 Prototyping/start machine build/practice 4-5 days, 3-4 hrs/day
4 Machine build/practice 4-5 days, 3-4 hrs/day
5 Machine build/practice/demo day 4-5 days, 4-6 hrs/day
6 Refinement/driving practice 4-5 days, 4-6 hrs/day
End of week 6 Local Hub competition Friday night, Saturday
7-8 Repairs, driving practice 3 days, 2 hrs/day
End of week 8 BEST Championship Friday - Saturday