FAQ

Q: What age group are The Mechanisms team members?
A: The Mechanisms team members are typically of high school age, however, 8th grade school students may also apply.

Q: Which school district do The Mechanisms team members attend?
A: The Mechanisms team members do not attend any particular school district. Most students attend in Cobb County and others are home-schooled.

Q: What are the annual dues for team members?
A: The annual dues for team members are approximately $1000 for the competition year.

Q: Are there additional costs?
A: Travel costs are additional, when the team travels for competition.

Q: What is the time commitment for team members?
A: The team meets once per week outside of competition season. During competition season (February - April), the team might meet 2-3 times per week.

Q: What is the time commitment for parents?
A: Parent participation is strongly encouraged at any level but not required.

Q: What activities can team members contribute on team?
A: Students have an opportunity to contribute in Build, Design, Programming, Presentation & Marketing, among other skills.