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by ATXScioly
March 15th, 2020, 11:29 am
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Covid-19 and Nats/States
Replies: 195
Views: 15143

Re: Covid-19 and Nats/States

Throughout the outbreak, the national Science Olympiad organization has proactively provided guidance to state and tournament directors with recommendations to follow advice of health authorities and prioritize the "health and safety of all involved," sample statements for possible cancellation sce...
by ATXScioly
March 13th, 2020, 7:58 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Covid-19 and Nats/States
Replies: 195
Views: 15143

Re: Covid-19 and Nats/States

Any suggestions on how to reach to National Scioly board
by ATXScioly
March 13th, 2020, 7:55 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Covid-19 and Nats/States
Replies: 195
Views: 15143

Re: Covid-19 and Nats/States

snowyowl is right, the designation of a host site for these tournaments, especially like, nationals, happens years in advance, and when a cancellation ruling is made, its pretty much guaranteed to be final. Especially with the nature of SO as a school competition, something over the summer seems pa...
by ATXScioly
March 13th, 2020, 2:46 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Covid-19 and Nats/States
Replies: 195
Views: 15143

Re: Covid-19 and Nats/States

I completely agree. The coronavirus situation, as we all know, is changing at an incredibly rapid rate. Just as it can infect everyone in a short amount of time, it also can disappear just as quickly. There's really no way of knowing for sure what can happen in the future, so I think it's best that...
by ATXScioly
March 12th, 2020, 6:19 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Covid-19 and Nats/States
Replies: 195
Views: 15143

Re: Covid-19 and Nats/States

or other options like postponing Nats to June Reposting again for visibility: While I completely agree that we need to keep health and safety over anything. We need to look at all the hard work and time students, coaches, mentors and volunteers has spent this year. Think about 11'th graders who hav...
by ATXScioly
March 12th, 2020, 6:05 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Covid-19 and Nats/States
Replies: 195
Views: 15143

Re: Covid-19 and Nats/States

Hey guys, I really will need as much help as I can -- today it was announced that all remaining North Carolina tournaments are cancelled, including regionals. Me and some of my teammates have proposed a petition to have my regional science olympiad competition postponed to a later date (once condit...
by ATXScioly
March 12th, 2020, 3:11 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Covid-19 and Nats/States
Replies: 195
Views: 15143

Re: Covid-19 and Nats/States

or other options like postponing Nats to June Reposting again for visibility: While I completely agree that we need to keep health and safety over anything. We need to look at all the hard work and time students, coaches, mentors and volunteers has spent this year. Think about 11'th graders who have...
by ATXScioly
March 12th, 2020, 1:55 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: Covid-19 and Nats/States
Replies: 195
Views: 15143

Re: Covid-19 and Nats/States

While I completely agree that we need to keep health and safety over anything. We need to look at all the hard work and time students, coaches, mentors and volunteers has spent this year. Think about 11'th graders who have been working hard all these years and has solely focussed on Scioly, they are...

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