Today was a big day for the team! It was registration day! This meant the team members were up before the sun, crowded in front of computers, waiting for the all important register button to appear.
And while we were waiting, we knew there were at least one hundred other teams doing the same thing as us. No one said this, but I’m sure we all wondered if we would get to register. Or if we would end up being wait listed, and have to wait for another team to drop out.
The registration time came… and nothing. One minute went by, then two minutes. Suddenly, I saw the button we had all been waiting for! I yelled with excitement! This caused everyone to join me by my computer. We started to go through the simple steps of registration, all the while Sanesh was giving Jeff a play-by-play via conference call. Finally, we saw the message on my screen: