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Re: Texas 2016

Postby Scioly2016 » April 24th, 2016, 2:03 pm

Can someone please post a picture of the results? Thanks

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Re: Texas 2016

Postby Adi1008 » April 26th, 2016, 11:11 am

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Postby ptkid » May 25th, 2016, 3:04 pm

So proud of my team for bringing home third place this past weekend. It feels weird to change my status to "grad" but today was our last scioly meeting of the year. Thanks to all the competitors across Texas for helping make my experience so enriching. I'm also proud of Beckendorff JH and LASA for bringing home 4th and 9th. I think it's clear that we are a powerhouse state.
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Re: Texas 2016

Postby Unome » June 24th, 2016, 5:32 pm

I noticed that neither Rustin nor Boca Raton has registered for CyFalls (with very few spots left for the tournament). Any thoughts as to why? The first thing I thought when I saw the announcement for CyFalls this year was "it's too early to be worth traveling to" (October 22nd, for those who didn't see it) so that might be part of their reasoning.
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Re: Texas 2016

Postby texas » June 24th, 2016, 7:34 pm

So proud of my team for bringing home third place this past weekend. It feels weird to change my status to "grad" but today was our last scioly meeting of the year. Thanks to all the competitors across Texas for helping make my experience so enriching. I'm also proud of Beckendorff JH and LASA for bringing home 4th and 9th. I think it's clear that we are a powerhouse state.
I'm also from texas, and I must say, we are pretty boss at scioly. Also, ptkid, you're from Seven Lakes High School, aren't you? I'm from Seven Lakes Junior High.
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Re: Texas 2016

Postby texas » June 24th, 2016, 7:37 pm

CONGRATS EVERYONE!! I don't know about you guys, but I had a great time out there. It was great seeing so much hard work and effort pay off on so many happy faces! Congrats especially to the top 4 teams (sorry I only know division C):
4 - TAMS
3- Clements
2- Seven Lakes
1- LASA

Thanks also to the proctors, administrators, parents, and coaches, and I hope to see everyone again next year!! :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Congratulations to everybody who competed and good luck to those going to nationals!! :)
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Re: Texas 2016

Postby Adi1008 » July 24th, 2016, 10:28 am

I noticed that neither Rustin nor Boca Raton has registered for CyFalls (with very few spots left for the tournament). Any thoughts as to why? The first thing I thought when I saw the announcement for CyFalls this year was "it's too early to be worth traveling to" (October 22nd, for those who didn't see it) so that might be part of their reasoning.
They might be thinking that it's better to go to a different out of state tournament, not Cy-falls. None of the top three teams in C go to Cy-falls stacked (except Clements last year I think, and LASA doesn't even bring like half their team) so it wouldn't be the best indicator of relative strength. Their money could be better spent going to another university invite that has better competition and more stacked teams
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Re: Texas 2016

Postby windu34 » July 24th, 2016, 7:51 pm

I noticed that neither Rustin nor Boca Raton has registered for CyFalls (with very few spots left for the tournament). Any thoughts as to why? The first thing I thought when I saw the announcement for CyFalls this year was "it's too early to be worth traveling to" (October 22nd, for those who didn't see it) so that might be part of their reasoning.
They might be thinking that it's better to go to a different out of state tournament, not Cy-falls. None of the top three teams in C go to Cy-falls stacked (except Clements last year I think, and LASA doesn't even bring like half their team) so it wouldn't be the best indicator of relative strength. Their money could be better spent going to another university invite that has better competition and more stacked teams
As a competitor from Boca, Ill share our reasoning. We went to Cyfalls last year because it was an early tournament (Nov 3 I think) that was relatively competitive. That was pretty much the only reason we went. We are going to the Cornell invite instead of cyfalls because they moved their tournament date to earlier in the season (dec 3) and we felt a little rushed with the builds for cyfalls.
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Re: Texas 2016

Postby iwonder » July 25th, 2016, 10:07 am

As a competitor from Boca, Ill share our reasoning. We went to Cyfalls last year because it was an early tournament (Nov 3 I think) that was relatively competitive. That was pretty much the only reason we went. We are going to the Cornell invite instead of cyfalls because they moved their tournament date to earlier in the season (dec 3) and we felt a little rushed with the builds for cyfalls.
Everything feels rushed at the cyfalls invite, especially the builds. I really don't understand their reasoning in pushing it into October, but the school's schedule is probably already full up for November weekends. It was always nice to go through the competition process and get a dry run before the season really gets underway, but it's never really been a great indicator of long term team performance...
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Re: Texas 2016

Postby windu34 » July 25th, 2016, 10:45 am

As a competitor from Boca, Ill share our reasoning. We went to Cyfalls last year because it was an early tournament (Nov 3 I think) that was relatively competitive. That was pretty much the only reason we went. We are going to the Cornell invite instead of cyfalls because they moved their tournament date to earlier in the season (dec 3) and we felt a little rushed with the builds for cyfalls.
Everything feels rushed at the cyfalls invite, especially the builds. I really don't understand their reasoning in pushing it into October, but the school's schedule is probably already full up for November weekends. It was always nice to go through the competition process and get a dry run before the season really gets underway, but it's never really been a great indicator of long term team performance...
I thought it was great for my study events and if I had only been working on one or two builds (instead of 3) I think it could have gone better
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