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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

Postby Unome » Wed Oct 15, 2014 11:22 am

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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

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Unome wrote:http://scioly.org/wiki/index.php/Main_Page

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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

Postby Luo » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:01 am

A list of teams currently registered for the MIT invitational is now available at http://scioly.mit.edu/wp-content/upload ... umbers.pdf, though the field may change slightly as the deadline for our receipt of the registration fee approaches. We're also very excited to have finalized our roster of lead event supervisors, which includes several people with experience writing and supervising events at the national tournament, as well as numerous Science Olympiad alumni who were national medalists and national champions back in the day.
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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

Postby Unome » Mon Nov 03, 2014 12:12 pm

Luo wrote:A list of teams currently registered for the MIT invitational is now available at http://scioly.mit.edu/wp-content/upload ... umbers.pdf, though the field may change slightly as the deadline for our receipt of the registration fee approaches. We're also very excited to have finalized our roster of lead event supervisors, which includes several people with experience writing and supervising events at the national tournament, as well as numerous Science Olympiad alumni who were national medalists and national champions back in the day.

Oh, apparently we're participating (Chattahoochee) and nobody noticed... alongside a bunch of schools we'll never beat :D (and just so i can be right later, I'm predicting an 18th place finish for our A-team ;) )
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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

Postby Luo » Mon Nov 03, 2014 3:09 pm

What do you mean, no one noticed? We were very excited to see you guys register and are looking forward to meeting you in January!
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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

Postby Unome » Mon Nov 03, 2014 9:18 pm

Luo wrote:What do you mean, no one noticed? We were very excited to see you guys register and are looking forward to meeting you in January!

I keep doing that, maybe it's just from taking too many tests... I meant it's unusual that I haven't heard about it (especially if they registered that early)
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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

Postby Luo » Sun Dec 14, 2014 6:14 pm

We're very excited to welcome everyone to MIT in a bit more than a month, and we hope you're excited too! A bevy of important information about the tournament and tournament day has now been posted at http://scioly.mit.edu/tournament-day/, including a schedule, a complete list of team numbers and homerooms, and a tournament map.
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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

Postby blakinator8 » Sun Jan 04, 2015 7:27 pm

I just noticed that Mission Possible was listed as an impounded event, although impound is only required for state and regional level competitions. Is that a typo?
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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

Postby Luo » Sun Jan 04, 2015 8:23 pm

Thank you for your question and for your close reading of our tentative schedule PDF -- this was a typo and has now been fixed. As indicated on the rules and policies page of our website and in an email to coaches on November 3rd, the MIT Science Olympiad Invitational Tournament will follow regional tournament rules for events that specify different rules for different levels of competition, so Mission Possible will use an ideal operation time of 60.0 seconds and not require impound.

Event schedule: http://scioly.mit.edu/wp-content/upload ... hedule.pdf
Team numbers and homerooms: http://scioly.mit.edu/wp-content/upload ... umbers.pdf
Tournament map: http://scioly.mit.edu/wp-content/upload ... 12/Map.pdf
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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

Postby Luo » Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:12 pm

I'm pleased to announce that we'll be offering guided tours of MIT's campus at 11:00 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. on tournament day! However, space is limited, and we want to try to give priority to high school juniors from out-of-state. See http://scioly.mit.edu/tournament-day/ for more information.
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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

Postby Dhruvster » Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:33 pm

Hi, I had a quick question about the format of protein modeling. Under the assumption that there will be a onsite build, I figured that since this was an invitational tournament the build would be of "Designed Zinc Finger-like Proteins" as linked below. But I was talking with one of my scio captains and he said it would be run more like a regional competition. Is the onsite build is going to be of the invitational level or the regional level?

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http://cbm.msoe.edu/scienceOlympiad/participant2.php

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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

Postby Luo » Tue Jan 13, 2015 8:53 pm

Dhruvster wrote:Hi, I had a quick question about the format of protein modeling. Under the assumption that there will be a onsite build, I figured that since this was an invitational tournament the build would be of "Designed Zinc Finger-like Proteins" as linked below. But I was talking with one of my scio captains and he said it would be run more like a regional competition. Is the onsite build is going to be of the invitational level or the regional level?

Thanks!

http://cbm.msoe.edu/scienceOlympiad/participant2.php


Great question -- thanks for asking. We're using the official invitational kits from MSOE/3D Molecular Designs. I've added a note to http://scioly.mit.edu/tournament-information/events/.
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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

Postby itsnotjustrocks » Sun Jan 25, 2015 4:16 am

MIT's Invitational was great. Everything ran really well. Great supervisors. Everyone thought the tests were really good. Sometimes it seems like old tests are used at some invitationals and even at our regionals but not at MIT. The snow added to the fun. Best invitational to go to. Nice to have a tour of MIT. Glad I went. Bet the size would double if every team knew the top ten teams got automatic admission to MIT! :lol:
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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

Postby Unome » Sun Jan 25, 2015 2:35 pm

So are there results yet, or are those still being finalized?
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Re: MIT Invitational 2015

Postby bernard » Sun Jan 25, 2015 7:31 pm

Unome wrote:So are there results yet, or are those still being finalized?

Results are here.
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