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by fleet130
June 5th, 2011, 5:09 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: 2011-2012 Events
Replies: 806
Views: 63034

Re: 2011-2012 Events

You can use the " Wayback Machine " to find the event rotation schedule as it was originally laid out and published on soinc.org. Keep in mind that it was only meant as a rough working plan, subject to many/frequent changes. Technology events were originally planned to be on a 3-year rotation, but f...
by fleet130
June 3rd, 2011, 9:54 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sumo Bots C
Replies: 472
Views: 53243

Re: Sumo Bots C

How does stacking fans even do anything?
It increases the potential pressure (vacuum) differential. This could make the robot harder to lift.
by fleet130
May 31st, 2011, 8:42 am
Forum: 2011 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Detailed State Results
Replies: 23
Views: 5499

Re: Detailed State Results

This is news to me.
Try looking under "Test Packets".
by fleet130
May 16th, 2011, 1:52 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Flying Bird B/C [Trial]
Replies: 24
Views: 6045

Re: Flying Bird B/C [Trial]

This website is an unofficial resource with no connection to Science Olympiad Inc, or the national tournament organizers. You must contact the National Tournament organizers for information concerning that tournament. Start by reviewing the Rules Clarifications and FAQs on the official Science Olymp...
by fleet130
May 5th, 2011, 5:21 pm
Forum: 2011 Invitationals, Regionals, and States
Topic: Michigan 2010-2011
Replies: 125
Views: 17970

Re: Michigan 2010-2011

National Tournament Scoring Guidelines score n teams, where n is the number of teams registered for the tournament. Score = place. Before the mid-90s, points were equal to 31-place, so first place would get 30 points. 30th place and beyond got 1 point for participation. Team with the most points wo...
by fleet130
May 5th, 2011, 5:06 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: 2011-2012 Events
Replies: 806
Views: 63034

Re: 2011-2012 Events

But mathematics IS a science!
by fleet130
May 4th, 2011, 6:28 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: 2011-2012 Events
Replies: 806
Views: 63034

Re: 2011-2012 Events

After all, this is SCIENCE Olympiad, not math team.
Did I miss the conference were they removed mathematics from the list of sciences?
by fleet130
May 1st, 2011, 7:12 pm
Forum: General Competition
Topic: SO doesn't allow you to take pictures of other team's works
Replies: 10
Views: 1410

Re: SO doesn't allow you to take pictures of other team's wo

Ok, I found the link stating the copyright stuff on soinc. http://soinc.org/sites/default/files/up ... ns10_1.pdf I see no language in the above reference prohibiting individuals from taking photographs, only limitations on what they may do with them. The following is my understanding of situation ...
by fleet130
May 1st, 2011, 6:42 pm
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Sounds of Music C
Replies: 466
Views: 45028

Re: Sounds of Music C

I practically started crying when I saw that. It better be a sick joke.
Sounds like the delivery was 29 days late!
by fleet130
April 30th, 2011, 9:01 am
Forum: 2011 Build Events
Topic: Electric Wright Stuff B/C [Trial]
Replies: 42
Views: 9968

Re: Electric Wright Stuff B/C [Trial]

If I remember correctly, the current rules allow gearing for division C, but not B. After searching the internet for over 3 hours, I had not found a plethora of info/resources. The photos/video I linked to were the only decent ones I found. There's no question more resources are available today than...

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