2007 NOSB Schedule of Events

Alaska Region National Ocean Sciences Bowl

8–10 February 2007, Seward, Alaska

Thursday, 8 February 2007

4:00 – 9:00 p.m. Check in and practice at the Seward Marine Center's K.M. Rae Marine Education Building, 125 Third Avenue

Friday, 9 February 2007

Field trips and speakers

7:00 a.m. Doors open, K.M. Rae Building
8:30 a.m. Welcome and introductions
9:00 a.m. Morning field trips: Alaska SeaLife Center, Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery, or AVTEC Maritime Training Center ship bridge simulator
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Speaker: Russ Andrews, SFOS, UAF
2:00 p.m. Afternoon field trips (students go on tours not attended in the morning)
5:00 p.m. Spaghetti dinner at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 2nd Avenue & Adams Street, for coaches, students, parents and volunteers
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. NOSB Art Show, “Ocean Connection”—opening reception and art award presentation at the Alaska SeaLife Center lobby, open to the public
7:00 – 9:30 p.m. Alaska Ocean Film Festival, Seward High School auditorium, open to the public

Saturday, 10 February 2007

All quiz rounds and programs are open to the public

7:00 a.m. Doors open at Seward High School
8:00 a.m. Officials' meeting
8:30 a.m. Greeting from Dean Denis Wiesenburg, announcements, and rules review
9:15 a.m. Round 1
9:50 a.m. Round 2
10:25 a.m. Break (15 minutes); moderators, rules judges meet in library
10:40 a.m. Round 3
11:15 a.m. Round 4
11:50 a.m. Round 5
12:15 p.m. Lunch at Seward High School
1:00 p.m. Team photos
1:15 p.m. Round 6
1:50 p.m. Round 7
2:25 p.m. Round 8
3:00 p.m. Round 9 and any necessary tie-breakers
3:45 p.m. Awards ceremony, Seward High School auditorium