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by IdahoSciGuy
March 14th, 2020, 11:09 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Covid-19 and Nats/States
Replies: 195
Views: 23714

Re: Covid-19 and Nats/States

One of the last left apparently. We have canceled all competitions in Idaho, as our first cases have arrived. Source:https://statescioly.org/idaho
by IdahoSciGuy
March 14th, 2020, 11:08 am
Forum: 2020 Regionals & States
Topic: Idaho 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 3069

Re: Idaho 2020

We have canceled all tournaments in Idaho as of this morning.
by IdahoSciGuy
March 12th, 2020, 9:47 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Covid-19 and Nats/States
Replies: 195
Views: 23714

Re: Covid-19 and Nats/States

Late at night here out west, but an update from our friends in Nevada: State has been cancelled. Source:https://www.nvscioly.com/
by IdahoSciGuy
March 11th, 2020, 6:28 pm
Forum: 2020 Regionals & States
Topic: Idaho 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 3069

Re: Idaho 2020

Boise State University will have all classes be held online on Friday. Depending on how this goes, the state tournament could be impacted. Idaho has not had a case of COVID-19 yet, so I'm hopeful that it is still held as scheduled, but we're on the lookout. If BSU starts to cancel events or continu...
by IdahoSciGuy
March 11th, 2020, 6:23 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Covid-19 and Nats/States
Replies: 195
Views: 23714

Re: Covid-19 and Nats/States

Here is the source for the Idaho Statement, if that is still needed: https://statescioly.org/Idaho
by IdahoSciGuy
March 11th, 2020, 5:02 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Covid-19 and Nats/States
Replies: 195
Views: 23714

Re: Covid-19 and Nats/States

Idaho has put out an official statement saying we are monitoring the situation. Utah, to our south, has Cancelled their state events. Sources: Me, I am on the State Board of Directors for Idaho. Utah's announcement can be found here: https://www.utahscienceolympiad.utah.edu/2020/03/11/important-scie...
by IdahoSciGuy
March 11th, 2020, 4:59 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Replaying Events for 2021
Replies: 229
Views: 32963

Re: Replaying Events for 2021

There may also be a financial component. This might only be for smaller states like mine, but many schools have spent quite a bit of money to ensure they are positioned well with supplies and resources sot hey can not only be competitive at State, but also at Nationals. Making sure schools and schoo...
by IdahoSciGuy
February 20th, 2020, 1:31 pm
Forum: Alumni
Topic: Test writing
Replies: 42
Views: 11004

Re: Test writing

Personally depends on a factor of how much time I have/What Event it's for/how many teams will be there. With full control of the format, an invitational of 7 teams will get a different style of a test than a full tournament of 60. The main reason for the difference is the ease of grading though. O...
by IdahoSciGuy
February 20th, 2020, 1:06 am
Forum: Alumni
Topic: Test writing
Replies: 42
Views: 11004

Re: Test writing

Personally depends on a factor of how much time I have/What Event it's for/how many teams will be there. With full control of the format, an invitational of 7 teams will get a different style of a test than a full tournament of 60. The main reason for the difference is the ease of grading though. Ou...
by IdahoSciGuy
April 19th, 2018, 12:37 pm
Forum: 2018 Regionals & States
Topic: Idaho 2018
Replies: 41
Views: 8620

Re: Idaho 2018

We got some excellent feedback from the end of tournament surveys, and we've actually scheduled a board meeting for tonight so that we can go over and make some preliminary plans. Lots of improvements are coming next year, but based on the feedback, things didn't go too badly this year, especially f...

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