Southern California (SoCal) 2013

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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby MustangSciOly11 » January 27th, 2013, 9:55 pm

Congratulations to all teams!!! Thank you for participating!!! Good luck at your regional finals!!! Muscatel Science Olympiad was excited to host its 2nd Invitational. It was so much easier the second time around. And oh, a very big thank you to the SUN for coming out just in time!!!

All coaches were given copies of the score sheets at the conclusion of the awards ceremony. In addition, all coaches were also emailed the score sheets Saturday night.

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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby PacificGoldenPlover » February 6th, 2013, 4:35 pm

3 days till my first invitational!

If anyone wants to see me, I will be the guy with binoculars trying to show a teammate his first cedar waxwing. SO excited
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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby CulturallyScientific » February 6th, 2013, 6:08 pm

PacificGoldenPlover wrote:3 days till my first invitational!

If anyone wants to see me, I will be the guy with binoculars trying to show a teammate his first cedar waxwing. SO excited


Interesting, I wasn't aware of the birdwatching opportunities on the campus of Troy High School. Yes, the invitational sounds like it should be interesting. But how is Troy your first invitational? Weren't you proctoring Water Quality at Muscatel?
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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby PacificGoldenPlover » February 6th, 2013, 6:32 pm

Not many opportunities, but there are some good trees in the area.

This will be my first time competing in an invitational.
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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby Paleofreakazoid » February 9th, 2013, 2:40 am

Good luck today for everyone competing at the Troy invite! I really wish I could have gone, I got sick on Thursday and I'm still not better :cry:
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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby bearasauras » February 9th, 2013, 5:19 am

Awww, hope you feel better!

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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby MustangSciOly11 » February 9th, 2013, 9:26 am

Good luck to all Troy Invite participants, especially Rosemead!
Congrats Troy on doing your first Invite!

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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby billyhoho » February 9th, 2013, 2:22 pm

Troy better win.... -_-
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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby melissay63 » February 10th, 2013, 12:13 pm

LOL...did they get excluded for medals? That's what i heard...
So far...medaling has been a rollercoaster
but hopefully, next one would be on top!

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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby PacificGoldenPlover » February 10th, 2013, 1:16 pm

Both A and B teams were excluded for medals.
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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby CulturallyScientific » February 10th, 2013, 3:11 pm

melissay63 wrote:LOL...did they get excluded for medals? That's what i heard...


It's a common courtesy for hosting teams to be exempt from medals, I believe. This was also the practice at the Muscatel Invitational. I personally believe that the Troy invitational was quite a success, and hopefully it'll become an annual event!
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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby bearasauras » February 10th, 2013, 4:52 pm

Do other invitationals outside of California do this? I thought it was because Muscatel did it.

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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby Luo » February 10th, 2013, 4:59 pm

bearasauras wrote:Do other invitationals outside of California do this? I thought it was because Muscatel did it.

I've been to invitationals at 2 high schools and neither of them have done this. My impression is that it's not the norm for the host to forego medals.
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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby bearasauras » February 10th, 2013, 5:01 pm

Thanks, that's what I thought :P

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Re: Southern California (SoCal) 2013

Postby GoldenKnight1 » February 10th, 2013, 6:53 pm

After this weekend we will have been to five invitationals this year and this practice will have been done at three of them. Since supervisors are sometimes asked to send their tests electronically before the competitions, this helps to eliminate people thinking that the reason the host school won medals was because they had already seen the test. Though, I think the better reason is that it is just a classy thing for the hosting school to do.


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