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Re: Georgia 2016

Post by rfscoach » April 16th, 2016, 3:13 pm

JoJoKeKe wrote:
rfscoach wrote:
Unome wrote:1. Brookwood (76--3/4/4/6)
2. Chattahoochee (94--3/2/3/7)
3. Northview (137--2/1/4/2)
4. GSMST (139--2/1/4/2)
5. Milton (177--3/3/1/1)
6. Duluth (208--2/2/0/0)
7. McIntosh (210--1/1/1/1)
8. Johns Creek (214--0/2/1/0)
9. Walton (215--1/1/0/1)
10. Parkview (227--0/1/2/0)
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Re: Georgia 2016

Post by foreverphysics » April 17th, 2016, 9:25 am

Yo boys, hope you enjoyed the 2016 tournament! You all did really well, and I hope you had fun.

That said, I ran the Forensics event and will likely be running it next year as well (unless astro frees up). Any feedback/thoughts are welcome and appreciated.

Bit of stats on 4n6--highest score was 87/124, with a median score of around 46/124. Average was in the mid-40's/124.
Scoring was 3 pts per powder/hair/fiber (19*3 = 57 total points), 10 points for chromatography (3 pts per chromatogram, 2 points for having correct/reasonable Rf calculations, 2 pts for actual correct answer), 8 pts for all the mass spec (2 pts/2 pts/4pts), 6 points for the fingerprints(2 pts per question), and 3 points for the last bug question for 84 total points, not including analysis. Crime analysis was 40 points (32% of total score, per the rules).

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Re: Georgia 2016

Post by Unome » April 17th, 2016, 3:30 pm

Regional Results that never got posted:

B Division:

Columbus State:
1. Blackmon Road Middle School
2. Bennett's Mill Middle School
3. Flat Rock Middle School
4. Arnold Magnet Academy 1
5. Flint River Academy 1
6. Flint River Academy 2
7. Arnold Magnet Academy 2
8. Fort Middle School 1
9. Veterans Memorial Middle School
10. Fort Middle School 2
11. East Columbus Magnet Academy

Georgia Southern:
1. Richmond Hill
2. Stallings Island
3. South Effingham

I'll finish the rest later...
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Re: Georgia 2016

Post by samlan16 » April 17th, 2016, 5:56 pm

foreverphysics wrote:Yo boys, hope you enjoyed the 2016 tournament! You all did really well, and I hope you had fun.

That said, I ran the Forensics event and will likely be running it next year as well (unless astro frees up). Any feedback/thoughts are welcome and appreciated.

Bit of stats on 4n6--highest score was 87/124, with a median score of around 46/124. Average was in the mid-40's/124.
Scoring was 3 pts per powder/hair/fiber (19*3 = 57 total points), 10 points for chromatography (3 pts per chromatogram, 2 points for having correct/reasonable Rf calculations, 2 pts for actual correct answer), 8 pts for all the mass spec (2 pts/2 pts/4pts), 6 points for the fingerprints(2 pts per question), and 3 points for the last bug question for 84 total points, not including analysis. Crime analysis was 40 points (32% of total score, per the rules).

If you have any other questions, feel free to ask.
My reaction when seeing our score on 4n6:

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Re: Georgia 2016

Post by ellesbelles » April 17th, 2016, 7:22 pm

Anyone else think the Invasive Species test was incredibly easy? We had lots of time left over and it was a disadvantage for people who had studied a lot. The State Entomology test also disappointed me, since there was like no identification at all.

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Re: Georgia 2016

Post by Jaol » April 18th, 2016, 5:43 am

ellesbelles wrote:Anyone else think the Invasive Species test was incredibly easy? We had lots of time left over and it was a disadvantage for people who had studied a lot. The State Entomology test also disappointed me, since there was like no identification at all.
What was it like just out of curiosity. Was it a PowerPoint, printed out stations, or maybe a paper test? If it was stations how many questions per station and how much time did you have for each station?
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Re: Georgia 2016

Post by Unome » April 18th, 2016, 1:44 pm

ellesbelles wrote:Anyone else think the Invasive Species test was incredibly easy? We had lots of time left over and it was a disadvantage for people who had studied a lot. The State Entomology test also disappointed me, since there was like no identification at all.
I didn't do Invasives, but Astronomy was 29 multiple choice questions and one tiebreaker, and Dynamic Planet was 5 questions free-response with multiple sections, so it was like the equivalent of 20-25 questions multiple choice (still way too short of course). But that's how it tends to go; it's harder to get event sups when they can't rely on coaches.

Also, raw scores have been posted (except for Protein, and the page sizes are a bit off), so now we I can all go and look in-depth at all of our scores! (and potentially agonize over losing by a twentieth of a point)
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Re: Georgia 2016

Post by ellesbelles » April 18th, 2016, 11:01 pm

It was a stationed event, but the questions were printed onto a power point, and there were 2 questions per slide. There was a total of 12 stations so 3:50 minutes per question and 10 seconds for transition, adding up to 48 minutes. For identification problems, one picture was provided.

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Re: Georgia 2016

Post by aherthabey » April 19th, 2016, 12:42 am

Unome wrote:
ellesbelles wrote:Anyone else think the Invasive Species test was incredibly easy? We had lots of time left over and it was a disadvantage for people who had studied a lot. The State Entomology test also disappointed me, since there was like no identification at all.
I didn't do Invasives, but Astronomy was 29 multiple choice questions and one tiebreaker, and Dynamic Planet was 5 questions free-response with multiple sections, so it was like the equivalent of 20-25 questions multiple choice (still way too short of course). But that's how it tends to go; it's harder to get event sups when they can't rely on coaches.

Also, raw scores have been posted (except for Protein, and the page sizes are a bit off), so now we I can all go and look in-depth at all of our scores! (and potentially agonize over losing by a twentieth of a point)
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Re: Georgia 2016

Post by Jaol » April 19th, 2016, 4:20 am

aherthabey wrote:
Unome wrote:
ellesbelles wrote:Anyone else think the Invasive Species test was incredibly easy? We had lots of time left over and it was a disadvantage for people who had studied a lot. The State Entomology test also disappointed me, since there was like no identification at all.
I didn't do Invasives, but Astronomy was 29 multiple choice questions and one tiebreaker, and Dynamic Planet was 5 questions free-response with multiple sections, so it was like the equivalent of 20-25 questions multiple choice (still way too short of course). But that's how it tends to go; it's harder to get event sups when they can't rely on coaches.

Also, raw scores have been posted (except for Protein, and the page sizes are a bit off), so now we I can all go and look in-depth at all of our scores! (and potentially agonize over losing by a twentieth of a point)
Wow, six rules violations issued in GeoLogic Mapping! Do you know what that was about?
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