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2018 National Tournament: Colorado State University

Postby bernard » September 4th, 2017, 10:41 pm

Discussion for the 2018 National Tournament, to be held at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado on May 18-19, 2018.
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Re: 2018 National Tournament: Colorado State University

Postby Private Wang Fire » September 5th, 2017, 7:47 am

Has anyone looked at the national schedule?

Rocks and dynamic are in the same block, and so are remote sensing and ecology. These are events with a lot of overlap and I'm guessing quite a few people will have event conflicts if this becomes final :?: :?: Hopefully Ohio pulls a rebel and changes it up :shock:
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Re: 2018 National Tournament: Colorado State University

Postby Unome » September 5th, 2017, 8:28 am

Private Wang Fire wrote:Has anyone looked at the national schedule?

Rocks and dynamic are in the same block, and so are remote sensing and ecology. These are events with a lot of overlap and I'm guessing quite a few people will have event conflicts if this becomes final :?: :?: Hopefully Ohio pulls a rebel and changes it up :shock:

Also, Fermi Questions is in the impound timeslot, which makes no sense considering it's one of the easiest events to grade.

Outside of that, the schedule is rather disastrous to my team - A&P/Dynamic, Astro/Microbes, ExpD/Forensics, MatSci/WIDI... (this is why I push self-scheduling so much)
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Re: 2018 National Tournament: Colorado State University

Postby ScottMaurer19 » September 5th, 2017, 9:32 am

Private Wang Fire wrote:Has anyone looked at the national schedule?

Rocks and dynamic are in the same block, and so are remote sensing and ecology. These are events with a lot of overlap and I'm guessing quite a few people will have event conflicts if this becomes final :?: :?: Hopefully Ohio pulls a rebel and changes it up :shock:

Even if Ohio does change it up then the teams leaving Ohio will still have issues.
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Re: 2018 National Tournament: Colorado State University

Postby kenniky » September 5th, 2017, 11:35 am

lol you can literally automate Fermi, what is this

ExpDes or Game On should get preference for the first slot

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Re: 2018 National Tournament: Colorado State University

Postby Unome » September 5th, 2017, 11:36 am

kenniky wrote:lol you can literally automate Fermi, what is this

Exactly, I'm actually working on a scoresheet for this right now (hopefully to be done tomorrow).
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Re: 2018 National Tournament: Colorado State University

Postby nicholasmaurer » September 6th, 2017, 7:22 pm

kenniky wrote:lol you can literally automate Fermi, what is this

ExpDes or Game On should get preference for the first slot


I agree that Fermi doesn't seem to make much sense in the impound slot. Perhaps they are concerned about the questions leaking and therefore put everyone at the same time...? GameOn would be challenging logistically as large tournaments (including nationals) would need many computers to support all of those teams. I agree that XPD makes more sense though.
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Re: 2018 National Tournament: Colorado State University

Postby GoldenKnight1 » September 8th, 2017, 2:59 am

nicholasmaurer wrote:
kenniky wrote:lol you can literally automate Fermi, what is this

ExpDes or Game On should get preference for the first slot


I agree that Fermi doesn't seem to make much sense in the impound slot. Perhaps they are concerned about the questions leaking and therefore put everyone at the same time...? GameOn would be challenging logistically as large tournaments (including nationals) would need many computers to support all of those teams. I agree that XPD makes more sense though.


I certainly scratch my head when it comes to Fermi of all events running during impound while keep Dynamic and R&M together.

I have run Exp D and I loved having all day to grade the labs and having them all at the same time. But finding the space to run this can be difficult and the need for 3 to 6 times the amount of equipment certainly limits some of the options in materials I provided. At least Exp D only conflicts with one other event.

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Re: 2018 National Tournament: Colorado State University

Postby jaisci123 » September 10th, 2017, 1:36 pm

Private Wang Fire wrote:Has anyone looked at the national schedule?

Rocks and dynamic are in the same block, and so are remote sensing and ecology. These are events with a lot of overlap and I'm guessing quite a few people will have event conflicts if this becomes final :?: :?: Hopefully Ohio pulls a rebel and changes it up :shock:


Hi, How do you access the national schedule? I tried to google and found nothing.

Thanks.

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Re: 2018 National Tournament: Colorado State University

Postby Adi1008 » September 10th, 2017, 1:38 pm

jaisci123 wrote:
Private Wang Fire wrote:Has anyone looked at the national schedule?

Rocks and dynamic are in the same block, and so are remote sensing and ecology. These are events with a lot of overlap and I'm guessing quite a few people will have event conflicts if this becomes final :?: :?: Hopefully Ohio pulls a rebel and changes it up :shock:


Hi, How do you access the national schedule? I tried to google and found nothing.

Thanks.

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Re: 2018 National Tournament: Colorado State University

Postby jaisci123 » September 10th, 2017, 1:44 pm

Got it. Thanks so much.

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Postby Adi1008 » September 10th, 2017, 2:26 pm

jaisci123 wrote:Got it. Thanks so much.

No problem! Happy to help.
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Re: 2018 National Tournament: Colorado State University

Postby CVMSAvalacheStudent » September 26th, 2017, 3:25 pm

What is the address? And has Stanford or MIT held a national? Just wondering.
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CVMSAvalacheStudent wrote:What is the address? And has Stanford or MIT held a national? Just wondering.

Neither Stanford nor MIT have ever hosted a National tournament. Source
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Re: 2018 National Tournament: Colorado State University

Postby CVMSAvalacheStudent » October 4th, 2017, 9:38 pm

Tailsfan101 wrote:
CVMSAvalacheStudent wrote:What is the address? And has Stanford or MIT held a national? Just wondering.

Neither Stanford nor MIT have ever hosted a National tournament. Source

Why don't they?
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