2017 National Tournament: Wright State University

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Re: 2017 National Tournament: Wright State University

Post by nicholasmaurer » May 31st, 2017, 2:33 pm

Kappa323598 wrote:I would be interested in hearing the opinion of the SciOly community pertaining to the planning and execution of the 2017 national award ceremony. I found it somewhat degrading in how they only permitted a coach and a captain to come on stage when they recognized the 7th-10th place teams. All in all it felt rather rushed and didn't seem to provide the degree of recognition deserved by the hardworking individuals who placed (in an event or within a team) at nationals.
First, I would remark that this is consistent with past years. They did not shortchange teams this year after recognizing teams in the past.

To actually address your question, I think their goal was to strike a balance between moving quickly through the 20 team awards they had to announce and recognizing each team appropriately. If I remember correctly, the ceremony had already been going on for two and a half hours. Personally, I think they struck the right balance.
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Re: 2017 National Tournament: Wright State University

Post by chalker » May 31st, 2017, 3:48 pm

nicholasmaurer wrote:
Kappa323598 wrote:I would be interested in hearing the opinion of the SciOly community pertaining to the planning and execution of the 2017 national award ceremony. I found it somewhat degrading in how they only permitted a coach and a captain to come on stage when they recognized the 7th-10th place teams. All in all it felt rather rushed and didn't seem to provide the degree of recognition deserved by the hardworking individuals who placed (in an event or within a team) at nationals.
First, I would remark that this is consistent with past years. They did not shortchange teams this year after recognizing teams in the past.
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Correct. This has been the standard way we do things for MANY years now. It's all about the time available.

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Re: 2017 National Tournament: Wright State University

Post by Kappa323598 » June 1st, 2017, 12:52 pm

Oh, I see now. It seems that I simply didn't notice it at the 2016 award ceremony.
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Re: 2017 National Tournament: Wright State University

Post by markuswso17 » June 2nd, 2017, 12:58 pm

Videos are now on YouTube!!!!
Opening Ceremony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-r6fVpmrPWU
Awards Ceremony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qODrX1RAKeE
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Re: 2017 National Tournament: Wright State University

Post by Unome » June 2nd, 2017, 3:20 pm

markuswso17 wrote:Videos are now on YouTube!!!!
Opening Ceremony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-r6fVpmrPWU
Awards Ceremony: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qODrX1RAKeE
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Re: 2017 National Tournament: Wright State University

Post by Matholy » June 8th, 2017, 5:29 pm

...Thanks! Did you like go through the whole video tracking everything....? :D

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Re: 2017 National Tournament: Wright State University

Post by Unome » June 8th, 2017, 5:32 pm

Matholy wrote:...Thanks! Did you like go through the whole video tracking everything....? :D
Basically. I also learned some neat YouTube shortcuts for skipping in ten second intervals.
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Re: 2017 National Tournament: Wright State University

Post by Tailsfan101 » June 9th, 2017, 2:21 pm

Here's a stat piece you can all play around with:
1. California - 6
2. Illinois - 7
3. Ohio - 9.25
4. Michigan - 9.75
5. Texas - 12.5
6. Pennsylvania - 13
7. New York - 14.75
T8. Minnesota - 15.5
T8. New Jersey - 15.5
10. Georgia - 19.25
T11. Massachusetts - 19.5
T11. Virginia - 19.5
13. Missouri - 20.25
14. Indiana - 21
15. North Carolina - 23
16. Washington - 23.5
T17. Hawaii - 26
T17. Wisconsin - 26
19. Colorado - 27
20. Alabama - 29.5
21. Kentucky - 30
22. Florida - 30.5
23. Tennessee - 31
24. Connecticut - 33
25. Delaware - 33.5
26. Kansas - 34
27. Nevada 34.5
28. Maryland - 35.5
29. Nebraska - 40.5
30. Iowa - 42
31. New Mexico - 42.5
T32. Oklahoma - 44.5
T32. Utah - 44.5
34. Oregon - 45
35. Arizona - 46
T36. Rhode Island - 47.5
T36. South Carolina - 47.5
38. Louisiana - 49
39. Idaho - 50
T40. Alaska - 51
T40. Montana - 51
42. North Dakota - 51.5
43. South Dakota - 52
44. Maine - 53.5
45. Mississippi - 54.5
46. New Hampshire - 56.5
47. West Virginia - 57.5
48. Arkansas - 58
49. Wyoming - 59
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Re: 2017 National Tournament: Wright State University

Post by Matholy » June 15th, 2017, 5:21 pm

What do you mean "Best team finishes at Nationals?"

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Re: 2017 National Tournament: Wright State University

Post by bernard » June 15th, 2017, 5:35 pm

Matholy wrote:What do you mean "Best team finishes at Nationals?"
Looks like it's the average ranking for teams in both division at nationals by state, using all available records.
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