Intensive Phase 'On-Site' Logistics

Logistics for the intensive stage of the competition

Getting to Long Beach

The college will make arrangements and pay for travel to the intensive phase of the competition in Long Beach. Generally we fly from San Jose International Airport. In 2015, we will be leaving San Jose on Thureday, April 23rd

A shuttle will be waiting at John Wayne International Airport to take the teams to the hotel. Competition registration is from 3pm-5pm.

Hotel accommodation


Hotel accommodation will be booked and paid for by the college.



The hotel will provide a light buffet-style breakfast.


You will need to make your own arrangements for lunch.


Dinner on Thursday and Saturday evenings is included but you will need to make your own arrangements on Friday evening.

Timetable (decision submission times are subject to change)


Thursday, April 23rd

Year 5 annual reports are due by 5pm

Pre-conference social event — 6pm-7pm

Plenary meeting — 7pm-8pm

Y6Q1 decisions due at around 9pm

Friday, April 24th

Decisions for Y6Q2, Y6Q3, Y6Q4, Y7Q1, and Y7Q2

Saturday, April 25th


Decisions for year 7 quarters 3 and 4

Team Pictures and Social Hour — 4:30-6:00pm

Awards Banquet and Review with Judges — 6-9pm.

Sunday, April 26th


A shuttle will take us from the hotel back to SNA. The shuttle will leave the hotel at about 10pm Sunday morning and you should arrive in San Jose in the early afternoon.