2009 NOSB Schedule of Events

Alaska Region National Ocean Sciences Bowl

5–8 February 2007, Seward, Alaska

Thursday, 5 February 2009

4:00 – 9:00 p.m. Check-in and optional practice at the Seward Marine Center's K.M. Rae Marine Education Building, 125 Third Avenue
5:00 – 10:00 p.m. Nocturne program at Alaska SeaLife Center for NOSB teams

Friday, 6 February 2009

All oral presentations and art show are open to the public

6:00 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast at Breeze Inn for NOSB teams & out-of-town volunteers
7:00 a.m. Doors open at Seward High School, 2100 Swetman Avenue; final team check-in
8:15 a.m. Welcome and introductions
8:30 a.m. Guest speaker
9:00 a.m. 1st oral presentation
9:30 a.m. 2nd oral presentation
10:00 a.m. 3rd oral presentation
10:30 a.m. 15-minute break and snacks
10:45 a.m. 4th oral presentation
11:15 a.m. 5th oral presentation
11:45 a.m. 6th oral presentation
12:15 p.m. Lunch provided at Seward High School for NOSB teams and volunteers
1:00 p.m. 7th oral presentation
1:30 p.m. 8th oral presentation
2:00 p.m. 9th oral presentation
2:30 p.m. 15-minute break and snacks
2:45 p.m. 10th oral presentation
3:15 p.m. 11th oral presentation
4:00 p.m. Field trips and tours
6:00 p.m. Dinner at Alaska SeaLife Center for NOSB teams and out-of-town volunteers
7:00 p.m. NOSB Art Show, “Ocean Connection”—opening reception and award presentation at the Alaska SeaLife Center lobby. Open to the public.

Saturday, 7 February 2009

All oral presentations, quiz matches and programs are open to the public

6:00 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast at Breeze Inn for NOSB teams & out-of-town volunteers
7:00 a.m. Doors open at Seward High School, 2100 Swetman Avenue
8:15 a.m. Opening comments
8:45 a.m. 12th oral presentation
9:15 a.m. 13th oral presentation
9:45 a.m. 14th oral presentation
10:15 a.m. 15-minute break and snacks
10:30 a.m. Announcements and rules review
11:15 a.m. Round 1 (RR-1)
12:00 p.m. Lunch at Seward High School for NOSB teams and volunteers
12:30 p.m. Coaches' meeting
1:30 p.m. Round 2 (RR-2)
2:10 p.m. Round 3 (RR-3)
2:50 p.m. Round 4 (RR-4)
3:30 p.m. 15-minute break and snacks
3:45 p.m. Round 5 (RR-5)
4:25 p.m. Round 6 (RR-6)
5:05 p.m. Round 7 (RR-7)
5:45 p.m. Dinner at Seward High School for NOSB teams and volunteers
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Alaska Ocean Film Festival at Seward High School; free admission for NOSB participants (show your name tag). Open to the public for just $5.00!

Sunday, 8 February 2009

All quiz rounds and the awards ceremony are open to the public

6:00 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast at Breeze Inn for NOSB teams & out-of-town volunteers
7:00 a.m. Doors open at Seward High School, 2100 Swetman Avenue
8:30 a.m. Announcements
9:00 a.m. Quiz competition resumes — Round 8 (DE-1)
9:45 a.m. Round 9 (DE-2)
10:30 a.m. Round 10 (DE-3)
11:15 a.m. Round 11 (DE-4)
12:00 p.m. Lunch at Seward High School for NOSB teams and volunteers
1:00 p.m. Awards ceremony, open to the public