Dear Flagway Tournament Players & Coaches,
WELCOME TO FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY. We are delighted that you could join YPP in the 7th Annual Flagway Tournament. During this trip you will have the opportunity to engage in table-top activities, meet other YPP members, and compete for the 1st, 2nd, or 3rd prize trophy. Take advantage of all this event has to offer; meet new people, ask questions, explore new concepts, open your head, heart, and eyes to this new experience.
In this packet you will find: expectations, schedule, roles and responsibilities, and staff contact information.
Event Locations and Schedules
11200 SW 8th St. Miami, FL 33199
Lodging: Courtyard Miami Airport West/Doral, 3929 NW 79th Avenue, Miami, Florida, USA
Meals: all meals for Friday and Saturday are being catered for .
All YPP teams will be provided a t-shirt!
|Friday, May 19|
Location: @ The Graham Center
|6:00-7:30pm, Pasta Party: |
Join us for a dish.
7:30pm-9:00pm, What’s The Big Idea:
The Young People’s Project hosts a game show in which students judge mathematicians on their charm and clarity explaining their favorite big ideas in mathematics.
|Saturday, May 20|
Location: FIU Campus Recreation
|10am-12pm, The YPP experience: |
Meet others, play fun math tabletop and floor activities, and visit the Flagway Demo station.
1:30pm-430pm, National Flagway Tournament:
Teamwork, Math, Move, Count, Run, Factor.
|Sunday, May 21|
|Planning a field trip during your visit prior to Friday’s YPP events and after Saturday’s YPP events?|
Green Library, 9am-9pm
Address: 11401 NW 12th St, Miami, FL 33172
10975 SW 17th St, Miami, FL 33199, FREE, Tues-Sun: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Location: OVERtown: Our Family Tree, The Lawson E. Thomas Historic Law Office Building
1021 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL
285 Aragon Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134
1500 S Dixie Hwy, Coral Gables, FL 33146
Air Boat Rides
Airboat rides depart from: 24050 SW 8th street Miami FL 33194 Gator Park Airboat Tours.
Urban Air Adventure Park in Kendal (Trampolines and more)
15625 Southwest 88th Street
Miami, Florida 33196
South Beach Pointe Park and Beach
The Wynwood Walls in Wynwood
Ground Transportation and Meals
*****Don’t miss the bus!
|Friday, May 19||Saturday, May 20|
|5:45pm: pick-up from hotel to event|
6:00pm: Pizza Party
7:30pm: What’s The Big Idea
9:00pm: drop-off from event to hotel
|8:00am: pick-up from hotel to event|
10:00am: The YPP Experience
1:30pm: The 7th Annual National Flagway Tournament
4:15pm: dinner (Teams)
6:15pm: drop off from event to hotel (teams)
YPP Organizers Contact Information
Charlenne De Leon, 773.593.5188, April Dortch 601.329.3259
We look forward to this experience with you!
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