New York 2011

saccharinegray
Member
Member
Posts: 3
Joined: March 16th, 2011, 2:23 pm
Division: C
State: NY

Re: New York 2011

Postby saccharinegray » March 16th, 2011, 2:48 pm

In Ardsley we're just starting Friday around 2:30, probably, since that's when school ends. Then we get there, impound stuff, then drive all the way back, sleep in our houses, get up at FREAKING 5:00 and drive for Saturday. FML.
Regionals: 2nd Forensics, 4th Mission, Team 3rd!
States events: Forensics, Mission, WIDI!

kwijiborjt
Member
Member
Posts: 39
Joined: August 22nd, 2005, 8:25 pm

Re: New York 2011

Postby kwijiborjt » March 16th, 2011, 2:58 pm

For those that check this message board, please inform your teams that protein modeling will be running in two time blocks. Teams 2-32 will compete from 5:30 to 6:20, and teams 33-54 will compete from 6:30-7:20. Please have your pre-build impounded by 5:00 if at all possible. This information will be provided to your teams along with room numbers at registration.
NYS/Lower Hudson Valley Protein Modeling event supervisor
Entomology 2nd and 3rd in NY state
Rocks and Minerals 5th and 6th in NY state

ZekeBud
Staff Emeritus
Staff Emeritus
Posts: 21
Joined: October 28th, 2004, 1:05 pm
Division: Grad
Location: Upstate NY or Columbus, OH
Contact:

Re: New York 2011

Postby ZekeBud » March 16th, 2011, 3:41 pm

It's time again - West Point weekend! Congrats to all who have made it. It's a weekend of nerdy bliss and great competition. Remember that while you are trying to do well and get medals, this is also (at most) a 3 or 4 time thing that you'll never have again. Take it all in and enjoy the moment. Be sure to see some of the amazing architecture and support your teammates in open events. Keep in mind that Science Olympiad isn't just the events - you're supposed to have fun and see science/math/engineering in a positive light.

Not everything will go perfectly (it never does), so remember to keep your wits about you. Just know that you aren't the only one who has had trouble. And even more so, you're at NY States, so you've done something right in getting there. Just push forward and do your best.

NY States was one of the defining moments of my Science Olympiad experience and it's something that will stick with you for a long time. Good luck to everybody (especially to the Mid-State teams, but that's a personal bias) and I hope that you all have a wonderful time. Study hard, good luck with the building events and make everybody in NY proud!
Camden High School Science Olympiad 2005-2007
Clarkson University Class of 2011
The Ohio State University Chemical Engineering PhD Program
In Words and Phrases

User avatar
smartkid222
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 774
Joined: June 22nd, 2008, 8:12 am
Division: C
State: NY
Location: Western Long Island

Re: New York 2011

Postby smartkid222 » March 16th, 2011, 3:43 pm

Thank you for the advance notice.

The schedule does not indicate which events are impound so I assume that all events are following the rules on that matter? For example, helicopter will not be impounded.

The website does not state where in the Arvin Gymnasium each event will take place. The entire gymnasium is apparantly comprised of multiple buildings and two floors (?).
Image 2008 NY BLG Champ
2010 NY Helicopter Champ

Flavorflav
Member
Member
Posts: 1361
Joined: February 5th, 2006, 7:06 am
Division: Grad
State: NY

Re: New York 2011

Postby Flavorflav » March 16th, 2011, 5:02 pm

Last time they had events in Arvin there were pretty good signs, and there were people at the front entrance to give directions. Hopefully that will be the case again, but I would plan on leaving time to scout if I were you.

personasaurus rex
Member
Member
Posts: 358
Joined: July 7th, 2010, 9:39 pm
Division: C
State: NY

Re: New York 2011

Postby personasaurus rex » March 16th, 2011, 6:13 pm

For those that check this message board, please inform your teams that protein modeling will be running in two time blocks. Teams 2-32 will compete from 5:30 to 6:20, and teams 33-54 will compete from 6:30-7:20. Please have your pre-build impounded by 5:00 if at all possible. This information will be provided to your teams along with room numbers at registration.
EDIT: oops sorry! just read your post in the protein thread haha
2012: Forensics, Dynamic Planet, Sounds of Music, Water Quality, Write It Do It

TheBalticSea
Member
Member
Posts: 23
Joined: March 8th, 2009, 2:12 pm
Division: Grad
State: NY
Location: W. Long Island --> Princeton

Re: New York 2011

Postby TheBalticSea » March 17th, 2011, 4:52 pm

fyi, Great Neck South will not be competing tomorrow because we were disqualified. No, there was no funny business going on-- it was due to a small technicality. I believe our registration materials arrived a day late. Such a shame! I guess we'll see you next year... :|
"Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together."
2012: Astro, Dynamic Planet, Optics, Remote Sensing
2011: Astro, Dynamic Planet, R.I.P. Picture This
2010: Astro, Picture This, Dynamic Planet, Write It Do It

User avatar
smartkid222
Exalted Member
Exalted Member
Posts: 774
Joined: June 22nd, 2008, 8:12 am
Division: C
State: NY
Location: Western Long Island

Re: New York 2011

Postby smartkid222 » March 17th, 2011, 7:16 pm

When did your team find out that they were disqualified?
Image 2008 NY BLG Champ
2010 NY Helicopter Champ

Flavorflav
Member
Member
Posts: 1361
Joined: February 5th, 2006, 7:06 am
Division: Grad
State: NY

Re: New York 2011

Postby Flavorflav » March 17th, 2011, 7:44 pm

fyi, Great Neck South will not be competing tomorrow because we were disqualified. No, there was no funny business going on-- it was due to a small technicality. I believe our registration materials arrived a day late. Such a shame! I guess we'll see you next year... :|
I heard about that, but I didn't know who it was. I think that it is patently ridiculous.

User avatar
quizbowl
Member
Member
Posts: 1044
Joined: April 10th, 2010, 3:48 pm
Division: Grad
State: NY
Location: Syosset High, WLI, NY --> UChicago '16

Re: New York 2011

Postby quizbowl » March 17th, 2011, 7:46 pm

Tomorrow is the cumulative competition of all of our hard work. First of all, congratulations to all New Yorkers who have come this far! It will be an honor for me to compete against the likes of you, and good luck to every competitor and onlooker! May the best team prevail, and lets just hope for a Major Winn :lol:
2010: 5th in NYS
2011: 4th in NYS
2012: 3rd in NYS
<quizbowl> ey kid ya want some shortbread
<EASTstroudsburg13> I don't know why, but I just can't bring myself to delete this post.


Return to “2011 Invitationals, Regionals, and States”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests