7th Annual National Flagway Tournament Welcome Letter (2023)

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

Florida International University / Modesto A. Maidique Campus (MMC)

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
6:00pm-9:00 pm 
Location: @ The Graham Center
(use link)
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
(use link)
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
Free Day
Safe Travels
Planning a field trip during your visit prior to Friday’s YPP events and after Saturday’s YPP events?

Campus Tour

Campus Highlights

Green Library, 9am-9pm

Dolphin Mall
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 19Saturday, 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
8:30am: breakfast
10:00am: The YPP Experience
12:00pm: lunch
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! 

Flagway Teams

Academia Avance – Los Angeles, CA

Alliance Piera Barbaglia Shaheen Health Services Academy – Los Angeles, CA

Cambridge Street Upper School, Cambridge, MA

Baltimore Algebra Project – Baltimore, MD

inSTEM Depaul University – Chicago, IL

Lauderdale Lakes Middle School, Lauderdale Lakes, FL

Margate Middle School, Margate, FL

Olsen Middle school – Dania Beach, FL

Putnam Avenue Upper School – Cambridge, MA

Virginia State University – Petersburg, VA

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