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Wednesday, June 22
 

8:00am

MESA USA Board Meeting
All State Directors are invited to this meeting to help prepare for the event and discuss any needs or concerns prior to the opening ceremonies.

Wednesday June 22, 2016 8:00am - 4:00pm
Board Room (SU Rm 320/Senate Room)

8:00am

MESA Lounge
The MESA lounge is open all day for students, staff and families to hang out between events or just to socialize with others. If you room is not ready, this is a location to place your luggage while you wait.

Wednesday June 22, 2016 8:00am - 8:00pm
SU Room 235 (The Lair)

6:00pm

Registration
Delegates and Special Guests are required to register.  At registration, participants will receive their name tag, meal tickets, schedule, and a backpack filled with goodies.

Wednesday June 22, 2016 6:00pm - 9:00pm
SU Mezzanine

8:00pm

Team Budget Sheets Due to Head Judge at Rules Review
Students must present a document of how much was spent on their prosthetic arm. Only students are allowed in the rules review. Advisors or other state representatives are not allowed in the room.

Wednesday June 22, 2016 8:00pm - 8:05pm
Ballroom A

8:00pm

Students Only Orientation and Rules Review
The Rules Review Orientation is mandatory for all students.  The session will allow students to ask any questions about the competition.  It will review the schedule and expectations for the weekend.  Only students are allowed in the rules review. Advisors or other state representatives are not allowed in the room.


Wednesday June 22, 2016 8:00pm - 8:30pm
Ballroom A

8:30pm

Advisor/Staff Orientation and Rules Review
This session will allow Advisors and staff to ask any questions about the competition. Additionally, the conference staff will review the schedule and review expectations for the weekend. This session will proceed the student orientation.

Wednesday June 22, 2016 8:30pm - 9:00pm
Ballroom A

8:30pm

S'more MESA Social
S'more MESA Social is sponsored by WSU STEP Students. The students will meet in the dorm courtyard near the firepit for S'mores. Advisors should require all students to attend this activity and mingle with their colleagues. 
Wilcat Village Squad (Firepit)
 

Wednesday June 22, 2016 8:30pm - 9:30pm
Wilcat Village Squad (Firepit)
 
Thursday, June 23
 

7:30am

Late Registration
All Delegates and Special Guests who arrive after the initial registration have a second chance to register late today.  Registration is mandatory and guests will receive their name tag, schedule, meal tickets, and a bag of goodies.  

Thursday June 23, 2016 7:30am - 8:45am
SU Mezzanine

8:00am

Academic Board Setup (Students Only)
Only students are allowed to setup their academic display. The board displays will be judges shortly after setup, and will then be available for public display from 4pm - 8pm.  (Students should not leave any valuables on display as the event will be open to public viewing).
Students to go into Ballroom C and get their Academic Posters (boards) and then bring them to SU room 404 A for their oral presentation, then return board/poster display to the Ballroom so it can be viewed by the public from 4:00PM - 8:00 PM

Thursday June 23, 2016 8:00am - 9:00am
Ballroom C Shepherd Union Building

9:00am

Academic Board Judging Training
Academic Board Judges will be trained during this session.  Only judges are allowed.

Thursday June 23, 2016 9:00am - 9:30am
Ballroom C Shepherd Union Building

9:00am

Opening Breakfast & Welcome Celebration
The MESA USA National Engineering Design Competition will formally kick-off at this event. Delegates should wear their identification. Breakfast will be served to all Registered Delegates and Special Guests.

Thursday June 23, 2016 9:00am - 10:30am
Ballroom B

9:30am

Academic Board Judging (Private)
Only Judges will be allowed in the room while judging takes place.

Thursday June 23, 2016 9:30am - 11:30am
Ballroom C Shepherd Union Building

9:30am

PAC Rules Committee Meeting
Need webex access
Manny will Facilitate
Phone conference needed

Thursday June 23, 2016 9:30am - 11:30am
Board Room (SU Rm 320/Senate Room)

10:30am

Students Prep for Oral Presentation and Practice Session (optional)
Students may take this time to review their scheduled oral presentation and practice session times and prep as needed.
Location-Dorms or any quiet room

Thursday June 23, 2016 10:30am - 12:00pm
Dorms or other quiet room

11:00am

MESA Lounge
All participants are invited to spend time in the lounge when not participating in events.  Games and activities will be available throughout each day of the competition.

Thursday June 23, 2016 11:00am - 8:00pm
SU Room 235 (The Lair)

11:30am

Performance and Oral Judges Lunch (Private)
By invitation only.
*This event will happen in room 404B

Thursday June 23, 2016 11:30am - 12:15pm
SU Room 404 B

12:00pm

Grab & Go Lunch (Thursday)
For Delegates and Paid Guests, this event will be open for 1 1/2 hours to accomodate student rotating practice sessions and oral presentations.  Students may come and go as they are available between their practice session and oral presentation. Other guests are welcome to come anytime during the 1 1/2 hours.

Thursday June 23, 2016 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Atrium

12:30pm

Student Only Practice and Spec Check (See Detail)
This is a REQUIRED students-only practice and specification check session.Teams will have an official specification review when they check in for their scheduled practice session. Images will be taken of their device to ensure no team has altered the device post-inspection. Students must notify judges of any changes post-inspection. After this inspection, students from each state will have a scheduled 25 minutes to practice. Middle and high school teams from the same state will share the room. No teachers/advisors/chaperones will be allowed in the room.  No other states may interfere during dedicated testing times. This time is an opportunity for students to fine tune their devices after shipping and is not meant to be 'exactly' like the actual competition. However, lead judges will be in attendance to provide supervision and answer any questions.

Check-in Times:

Washington: 12:30pm
Utah: 1:00pm
Arizona: 1:30pm
California: 2:00pm
Judges Break 2:30
Colorado: 2:40pm
Maryland: 3:10pm
Oregon: 3:40pm
Pennsylvania: 4:10pm
New Mexico: 4:40pm. 

Moderators
Thursday June 23, 2016 12:30pm - 5:00pm
SU Room 312

12:40pm

Oral Presentation and Team Picture (See Detail)
Students will present according to Competition Rules.  During a scheduled time, only that state may enter the oral presentation room. The students have final authority as to who may accompany them in the room. Volunteer staff will comply with the wishes of the students only. Students should wear their National Competition Shirts during the Oral Presentation. Each team will have 10 minutes to present, and judges will have an additional 5 minutes to ask questions to the team.  Immediately following their presentation, students will take team pictures and participate in a short online evaluation. For team pictures only, teams can choose what shirt they want to take a picture in.  

Check-In Times:

Pennsylvania: 12:20pm
New Mexico: 12:50pm
Washington: 1:20pm
Utah: 1:50pm
Judges Break 2:20pm
Arizona: 2:30pm
California: 3:00pm
Colorado: 3:30pm
Maryland: 4:00pm
Oregon: 4:30pm 
Students to go into Ballroom C and get their Academic Posters (boards) and then bring them to SU room 404 A for their oral presentation, then return their board/poster display to the Ballroom so it can be viewed by the public from 4:00PM - 8:00PM

Moderators
Thursday June 23, 2016 12:40pm - 4:40pm
SU Room 404 A (Skyroom)

4:00pm

Student Academic Display (Public)
Students' academic posters will be on display for public view.  All attendees are invited to view and celebrate the hard work of fellow competitors.

Thursday June 23, 2016 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Ballroom C Shepherd Union Building

5:00pm

Thursday Dinner
All Delegates and Special Guests who pre-paid for this meal are welcome to participate.

Thursday June 23, 2016 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Dining Room downstairs

6:00pm

Explore Cities On Your Own
Delegates and Special Guests can use this time to explore Ogden, Salt Lake City, or other surrounding areas.  Shuttles will be available to Ogden, and to Trax (train) station to facilitate transportation to cities around the competition.
*The Shuttle will be picking up from Wildcat Village

Thursday June 23, 2016 6:00pm - 10:30pm
Other

8:30pm

Student Networking Hour
Students should come and meet other students. Refreshments will be available for students. Advisors should require all students to mingle with their colleagues. Students should remove their Academic Boards from Ballroom C immediately following this event.

Thursday June 23, 2016 8:30pm - 9:00pm
SU Room 235 (The Lair)

9:00pm

Academic Board Removal (Students Only)
Students will remove their academic displays in preparation for the competition.

Thursday June 23, 2016 9:00pm - 9:30pm
Ballroom C Shepherd Union Building
 
Friday, June 24
 

7:00am

Friday Breakfast
Delegates and Special Guests who pre-paid are welcome to this breakfast.  Competition will start shortly after.
Best wishes comments by MESA USA President Interim Toney Begay

Friday June 24, 2016 7:00am - 8:00am
Dining Room downstairs

7:30am

Judges Training
Judges to grab and go Breakfast to attend Judges training.

Friday June 24, 2016 7:30am - 8:30am
Board Room (SU Rm 320/Senate Room)

8:00am

MESA Lounge
The MESA lounge is open all day for students, staff and families to hang out between events or just to socialize with others.

Friday June 24, 2016 8:00am - 10:00pm
SU Room 235 (The Lair)

8:30am

Prosthetic Devices Impound (Students Only)
All devices to be judged will be impounded so students cannot make any additional changes prior to the competition.  Devices will be inspected and compared with pictures taken at the student practice session.

Friday June 24, 2016 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ballroom C Shepherd Union Building

8:30am

Student Sequestration - No Cell Phones
Students will be sequestered during the performance period; this includes cell phones. Advisors should keep all cell phones from students. Out of respect for those teams performing in their level, we ask that cell phones remain impounded until all teams have completed the competition. Please require your completed teams to support and watch all performances. Advisors and other state staff should avoid communicating with sequestered students. Volunteers will not pass on communications to teams during sequestration.

Friday June 24, 2016 8:30am - 12:30pm
Ballroom C Shepherd Union Building

9:00am

11:00am

1:00pm

Grab and Go Friday Lunch
This lunch will be available for Delegates and Special Guests who pre-paid in a 'grab-&-go' style.

Friday June 24, 2016 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Atrium

3:15pm

Board Buses
There will be one round of buses headed to the Friday Evening Adventure at Lagoon.  Please do not arrive late in order to assure transportation to the event.

Friday June 24, 2016 3:15pm - 3:30pm
Other

4:00pm

Evening Adventure at Lagoon + Dinner
Delegates and Special Guests who pre-paid will go to Lagoon Roller Coaster and Water Park.  Dinner will be provided at this event from 6pm-7pm at Castle Rock Terrace in the park.

Friday June 24, 2016 4:00pm - 9:30pm
Dorms

10:30pm

Bus departs Lagoon
Friday June 24, 2016 10:30pm - 10:35pm
Other
 
Saturday, June 25
 

8:00am

Breakfast & Awards Ceremony
Delegates and Special Guests are invited to the Awards Ceremony and closing Breakfast. (Breakfast is included)
8:00AM Breakfast and welcome
8:15AM - 8:25AM Video of event competition
8:25AM Speaker 1 Jose Enriquez
08:45AM Speaker 2 Douglas White
10:00AM - 10:05AM Closing Remarks (WSU Dean- David Ferro)
10:05 AM - 10:15 Closing Remarks Thank you, Tony Begay-MESA USA
10:15AM - 10:55AM - Team Photos, photos from Gail, gift exchange
11:00AM - adjourn
 

Saturday June 25, 2016 8:00am - 11:00am
Ballroom B

8:15am

Video Events
Saturday June 25, 2016 8:15am - 8:30am
TBA

8:30am

Speakers
Speaker #1 Jose Enriquez 8-30AM - 8:45AM
Speaker #2 Douglas White 8-45AM - 9:15AM

Saturday June 25, 2016 8:30am - 9:15am
TBA

9:30am

Award Presentation
Saturday June 25, 2016 9:30am - 10:00am
TBA

10:00am

Closing Remarks

Saturday June 25, 2016 10:00am - 10:15am
TBA

10:15am

Thank you from Toney Begay
Thank you from Toney Begay-MESA USA

Saturday June 25, 2016 10:15am - 10:30am
TBA

10:15am

Team Photos & Gift Exchange
Team Photos, photos delivered from Gail and team gift exchange

Saturday June 25, 2016 10:15am - 11:00am
TBA

11:00am

Adjourn
Saturday June 25, 2016 11:00am - 11:15am
TBA