So I'm writing a road scholar test for an upcoming invitational, and I need some advice. For reference, there are 13 teams. What should I do about the maps? Run it in stations so I need less of each map? Or should I put the maps in the test? I don't like the second option because the map is usually very difficult to read and it doesn't really prepare participants for higher competitions. Thanks for any advice, though.
In this scenario, I think a stations format would be more useful. You can set up stations, then full-scale the map. By doing so, you would have less paper to print, focus on the answer sheet during grading, and better maps for the competitors since they can see better. Just make sure to let the competitors know to not
write on the stations themselves. To avoid this issue, you can laminate the maps, put it in a sheet protector if the maps are on 8.5" x 11" paper, or even deduct points if you catch the competitors writing on the stations.