2014 National Tournament: University of Central Florida

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Re: 2014 National Tournament: University of Central Florida

Post by zyzzyva980 » April 20th, 2014, 5:01 pm

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Re: 2014 National Tournament: University of Central Florida

Post by scienceswimmer4 » April 20th, 2014, 5:06 pm

okay, so this is my first year at nationals,(YAY!) and I'm really excited/nervous for everything. could any of you possibly describe to me what it's like?

note - my school has gone for like 5 years in a row so it's nothing new for the rest of my team.
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Re: 2014 National Tournament: University of Central Florida

Post by chinesesushi » April 20th, 2014, 5:12 pm

zyzzyva980 wrote:"Don't fix what ain't broke" -that one guy
Then how do we improve ;)
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Re: 2014 National Tournament: University of Central Florida

Post by qwertyuiop1234567890 » April 20th, 2014, 6:56 pm

Does anyone have the event schedule (times for each event)?

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Re: 2014 National Tournament: University of Central Florida

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Re: 2014 National Tournament: University of Central Florida

Post by BuildistFromTheNorth » April 20th, 2014, 10:44 pm

scienceswimmer4 wrote:okay, so this is my first year at nationals,(YAY!) and I'm really excited/nervous for everything. could any of you possibly describe to me what it's like?

note - my school has gone for like 5 years in a row so it's nothing new for the rest of my team.
Um in my past experience its really awesome. Take states and make it 10 times bigger and more intense. The thing I love about it is just being with the top teams from around the nation and knowing that all the students have the same passions as me. I know a huge part of what makes it so much fun is all the time spent with your team and all the things you do after the competition (disney world anyone?). Its a good way to end the season by spending a week with your team knowing that all the time spent led to this moment.
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Re: 2014 National Tournament: University of Central Florida

Post by fantasyfan » May 6th, 2014, 12:18 pm

Those of you who frequent the forms may have heard of the situation with the Ward Melville High School team being disqualified from the New York State Tournament due to a missed due date that was in no way the fault of the students or coaches. To commemorate the fact that they had a very high chance of attending the national tournament and that they didn't deserve the treatment they received, the Paul Gelinas Junior High School team, which is the Junior High that funnels into WMHS, will be wearing t-shirts that have a WM logo on the sleeves. We will also bring 1200 rubber wristbands that will be handed out for free with the inscription "Ward Melville SciO Passion for Science"
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Re: 2014 National Tournament: University of Central Florida

Post by Astroknight » May 6th, 2014, 4:05 pm

I'm glad that the Ward Melville situation will be recognized at Nationals. I sure wish I could be there.
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Re: 2014 National Tournament: University of Central Florida

Post by DivineBbbbbeast » May 6th, 2014, 6:49 pm

I remember there was a frozen yogurt shop near the awards area that was really yummy. A lot of teams like cville, wwps, and us went there after the awards ceremony.
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Re: 2014 National Tournament: University of Central Florida

Post by Gearbox » May 8th, 2014, 7:09 pm

Can't wait for that amazingly hot, muggy, humid, awful, moist, gross Florida air!!!!!!
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