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2019 Princeton University Invitational

Postby linusw » August 25th, 2018, 5:00 pm

We are excited to announce that the third annual Princeton University Science Olympiad Invitational will be on Saturday, February 9th, 2019! Registration will open at 6:30 PM EST on Tuesday, September 18th, 2018, and will close when all slots are filled. We will continue to post further updates later in the month, and all information can be found at scioly.princeton.edu.

Our registration policy this year has changed in several ways. While our team quota remains at 48, due to the amount of interest in our tournament, only the first eight schools to register requesting two teams will receive two slots for the tournament. Subsequent schools to register will only receive one slot for the tournament. As before, registration is on a first-come first-serve basis. Teams to register after registration is full will receive a spot on the waitlist in chronological order. In addition, similar to last year, we are waiving the participation fee for all teams. We believe that Science Olympiad tournaments should be financially accessible to all, and we hope that waiving the participation fee will allow teams to attend more invitational tournaments across the country. Progress is also underway for obtaining steeper hotel/lodging discounts near Princeton University’s campus.

Key features of this year’s tournament include:
- All 23 Division C national events will be run in accordance to the official event rules, and on the national tournament schedule.
- Tests will be written by experienced alumni at Princeton and all events will be reviewed and revised by our executive board for quality.
- Coaches will not be required to write tests or volunteer in any capacity.
- Tests and solutions with raw score statistics will be made available to competing teams following the tournament.

We are pleased to announce that June Ho Park (2020) and Linus Wang (2021) will direct the 2019 tournament. William Jiao and Shirley Zhang are taking on advisory roles on the planning team.

We hope to see you all on Princeton’s beautiful campus in February! Check out our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/princetonscioly/, and if you have any questions, do not hesitate to email us at scioly@princeton.edu.

Sincerely,
Princeton University Science Olympiad
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Re: 2019 Princeton University Invitational

Postby spatel6 » September 5th, 2018, 6:42 pm

Any schools know if they're going or planning on going to Princeton?

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Postby pb5754[] » September 5th, 2018, 7:30 pm

spatel6 wrote:Any schools know if they're going or planning on going to Princeton?

Although I don't know for sure, I'm pretty confident all of the top NJ schools (WWPN/S, Montgomery, JPS, PHS, South/East Brunswick, etc.) will be attending.

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Re: 2019 Princeton University Invitational

Postby bernard » September 5th, 2018, 7:40 pm

spatel6 wrote:Any schools know if they're going or planning on going to Princeton?

I’m going.
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Re: 2019 Princeton University Invitational

Postby Raleway » September 5th, 2018, 7:43 pm

bernard wrote:
spatel6 wrote:Any schools know if they're going or planning on going to Princeton?

I’m going.


Is our mascot the doggo going to be there :O
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Re: 2019 Princeton University Invitational

Postby windu34 » September 5th, 2018, 7:58 pm

bernard wrote:
spatel6 wrote:Any schools know if they're going or planning on going to Princeton?

I’m going.

Same hopefully!
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Re: 2019 Princeton University Invitational

Postby maxxxxx » September 5th, 2018, 8:04 pm

You'll be there, right, bernard? ;)
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Re: 2019 Princeton University Invitational

Postby pikachu4919 » September 5th, 2018, 8:05 pm

windu34 wrote:
bernard wrote:
spatel6 wrote:Any schools know if they're going or planning on going to Princeton?

I’m going.

Same hopefully!


You'll be there, right, bernard? ;)

I actually can't go this year since the requested date of Feb. 9, 2019 for Purdue Regionals got approved (wasn't my choice, I didn't think it would be approved, but it did) and I can't exactly abandon my own tournament... ye. I'm upset too, but it's all officially announced, what more can ya do?

Have fun, guys! I might help with evaluating tests, tearing them apart and telling people to make them as hard as possible, though, if I get asked to!
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Re: 2019 Princeton University Invitational

Postby Raleway » September 5th, 2018, 8:09 pm

You'll be there, right, bernard? ;)
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Re: 2019 Princeton University Invitational

Postby fanjiatian » September 5th, 2018, 8:15 pm

You'll be there, right, bernard? ;)

Also omg throwback to last year's 3 page bernard post train..

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Re: 2019 Princeton University Invitational

Postby knottingpurple » September 6th, 2018, 2:56 am

You'll be there, right, Bernard? ;)

I would love to be there but my winter break ends in mid January and I can't buy a transatlantic flight just for a weekend </3
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Re: 2019 Princeton University Invitational

Postby lumosityfan » September 6th, 2018, 6:55 am

You'll be there, right, Bernard? ;)

I will be there this year! So excited to help out again :D
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Re: 2019 Princeton University Invitational

Postby Things2do » September 8th, 2018, 9:24 am

In the spirit of things,
You'll be there, right, bernard? ;)
fanjiatian wrote:You'll be there, right, bernard? ;)

Also omg throwback to last year's 3 page bernard post train..

I take it I missed something in the past threads...
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Re: 2019 Princeton University Invitational

Postby fanjiatian » September 8th, 2018, 10:33 am

Just looked back at the 2018 PUSO thread, and it was less than a page of bernard posts haha. For some reason I remembered there being a lot more

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Re: 2019 Princeton University Invitational

Postby Raleway » September 8th, 2018, 10:57 am

fanjiatian wrote:Just looked back at the 2018 PUSO thread, and it was less than a page of bernard posts haha. For some reason I remembered there being a lot more


Doggo probably deleted them :O coNsPirAcY!
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