How weather has affected your season.

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How weather has affected your season.

Post by Miske » January 31st, 2014, 11:28 am

My recently lost an entire week of school to snow storms, which has noticeable stunted the teams progress. Anyone else have stories of such predicaments?
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Post by caseyotis » January 31st, 2014, 1:29 pm

Well, we had to cancel going to the only invitational that we had all year. >.>
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Post by Schrodingerscat » January 31st, 2014, 1:50 pm

It cancelled our last invite previously scheduled for this weekend, but nothing as severe as above.

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Post by Skink » February 2nd, 2014, 2:35 pm

The Regional tournament director sent out mildly funny e-mail updates about his watching the local weather channel and what they had to say (note: this channel is known for sensationalizing weather). In the end, the weather was slightly icy with a torrential downpour at 5-6AM which ended in time for transit to competition. The only team that didn't show was one further away. I have never faced a serious issue in SO as a result of inclement weather, thankfully.

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Post by MMeteorite1 » February 3rd, 2014, 10:54 am

Couple of snow days gave us more time to study for an invitational. C team finished 2nd!

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Post by SOnerd » February 16th, 2014, 10:27 am

So far, we've only had a few snow days, which have caused us to miss one practice.
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Post by [Isis2014] » February 16th, 2014, 5:11 pm

we missed mayb like 2 meetings bcuz of snow...
but the best was on our way to regionals it snowed i think a day or so before and on the way there @ like 7 the bus had no heat...nd the place was 45 minutes away but we got lost nd it basically took us forever...keep in mind it was freezing nd there was no heat.
another bummer was that the awards ceremony got cancelled so we still don't have our medals.
It was still a fun regionals though

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Post by astro124 » February 16th, 2014, 11:12 pm

Arizona......enough said.
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Post by fozendog » February 18th, 2014, 3:43 pm

Luck would have it that one of the few times it snows all year happened the week of our last invitational and we weren't able to make it :P
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Re: How weather has affected your season.

Post by John Richardsim » February 27th, 2014, 1:00 pm

Last year I had a bunch of snow days and it was the worst year for Science Olympiad in my school district in years. At least this year my coaches are doing extra practices.
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