Scioly.org Monthly Event Challenges: September 2020

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Scioly.org Monthly Event Challenges: September 2020

Post by sciolyperson1 » September 15th, 2020, 8:02 pm

We are announcing Scioly.org's second Scioly.org Monthly Event Challenge, running from Friday, September 25th to Monday, September 28th, opening and closing at the same time: 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM PT.

We will be using Google Forms for two solo events, Experimental Design (mini SO format) and Astronomy, and Scilympiad for the partnered Science Bowl test. We chose Science Bowl as it is an event accessible to all members of the community. Use this as an opportunity to familiarize yourself with partnered tests in Scilympiad, which many tournaments will be using this season!

You will NOT need to register early for Experimental Design and Astronomy (which are run through Google Forms), but you will need to register thorugh Scilympiad ahead of time for the partnered Science Bowl event.
  • Astronomy will use the 2021 rules available from the Science Olympiad Store.
  • Experimental Design will used the modified mini SO format rules, which will be released shortly. We will link them here when released.
  • Science Bowl will use the rules here.
Full details for this month's SMEC can also be found here.

Timeline: All times on days will be 3:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM PT.
  • September 15th - Registration for the Science Bowl opens! Registration is through Google Forms, and you will login through Scilympiad later.
  • September 22nd - Registration for Science Bowl closes. This time, we will not be accepting late registrations for Scilympiad.
  • September 23rd - Emails will be sent out containing instructions for Scilympiad logins.
  • September 25th - Astronomy and Experimental Design competition starts through Google Forms! Science Bowl competition starts through Scilympiad!
  • September 28th - Event ends!
  • September 30th - Results released.
SMEC FAQs
  • May students in college compete?
    Yes. Students must be 13 years of age or older, and must be in middle school, high school or college. Post-collegiate students MAY compete. Only participants located in the United States may register for this event.
  • Will there be prizes?
    As of the date of this posting, there will not be any prizes for this month's Scioly.org Monthly Event Challenges.
  • What do I do if I have trouble accessing the Scilympiad system, before or during my test?
    Contact sciolyperson1 via message on the Forums or by email. If you have questions about the event as a whole, contact bernard on Forums or by email.
  • What events will be held in future SMECs?
    Future SMECs will include an event rotation consisting of present and past events. Stay tuned to find out!
  • Do I have to participate in Science Olympiad at my own school/homeschool in order to participate in this event?
    No! The only requirement is a Scioly.org account.
Disclaimer: By signing up, you are confirming that you are of 13 years of age or older. We reserve the right to remove underage participants from the event. Moreover, by signing up, your personal information such as your Username, School, and state may be shared with members beyond the Scioly.org staff team for the purposes of scoring and running the event. Your username, school, state, and grade may also be shared to the public for results. We reserve the right to disqualify any participant due to suspicion of ineligibility including, but not limited to age restrictions or suspicion of academic dishonesty. Data submitted through Scilympiad will be stored through Scilympiad. Only participants located in the United States may register for this event.
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Re: Scioly.org Monthly Event Challenges: September 2020

Post by sciolyperson1 » September 15th, 2020, 9:38 pm

To clarify, Science Bowl is one 50 minute test (no buzzer/live portion).
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Buggy - 4th '19, 5th '18
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Re: Scioly.org Monthly Event Challenges: September 2020

Post by sciolyperson1 » Yesterday, 3:02 pm

Science Bowl registration ends tonight! Remember to preregister here: https://forms.gle/tALAHVMtgPuHr2io8. It's a great way to practice using the Scilympiad platform - be sure to check it out!

Experimental Design is pending, as the MiniSO rules for the event have not come out yet. We will need to make modifications to the event.
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Team - 3rd '18, '19
Roller - 1st '19
Mystery - 3rd '19
Buggy - 4th '19, 5th '18
Mission - 3rd '17


MIT: Gravity - 1st '20
PUSO: PPP - 1st '20, WIDI -1st '20

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