2012 Alaska Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) Schedule of Events

1–4 March 2012, Seward, Alaska

Schedule in PDF format [214 KB]

Thursday, 1 March 2012

4:00 – 9:00 p.m. Team check-in and optional practice at the Seward Marine Center K.M. Rae Building, 125 Third Avenue

Friday, 2 March 2012

All oral presentations are open to the public

6:00 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast for teams and volunteers at the American Legion, 402 5th Ave.
7:00 a.m. Doors open at Seward High School, 2100 Swetman Avenue
7:00 – 8:00 a.m. Final team check-in
8:00 a.m. Welcome and introductions
8:15 a.m. 1st oral presentation: The Nefarious Dawgsharks, Cordova
8:45 a.m. 2nd oral presentation: Team Pelagic Magic, Juneau-Douglas
9:15 a.m. 3rd oral presentation: Mat-Tsunamis, Mat-Su Career Tech
9:45 a.m. 15-minute break and snacks—teams split into 4 groups
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. ROV Challenge activity [PDF], lunch and AVTEC field trip
hints for operating ROV [PDF]
2:30 p.m. Break and snacks
3:00 p.m. 4th oral presentation: Echinoderminators, Ketchikan
3:30 p.m. 5th oral presentation: Pod Casts, Seward
4:00 p.m. 6th oral presentation: The Fish Themselves, Kotzebue
4:30 p.m. 15-minute break and snacks
4:45 p.m. 7th oral presentation: Twilight Zone, Homer
5:15 p.m. 8th oral presentation: Tiger Sharks, Mat-Su Career Tech
5:45 p.m. 9th oral presentation: Mighty Molluscs, Unalaska
6:30 p.m. Dinner for NOSB teams and volunteers
7:00 p.m. Coaches' and students' free time—swim party

Saturday, 3 March 2012

All oral presentations and quiz matches are open to the public

6:30 – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast for teams and volunteers
6:30 a.m. Doors open at Seward High School, 2100 Swetman Avenue
8:00 a.m. Announcements
8:15 a.m. 10th oral presentation: Team Kenny Lake, Kenny Lake
8:45 a.m. 11th oral presentation: Flamin' Krakens, Dillingham
9:15 a.m. 12th oral presentation: Rip Tide, Scammon Bay
9:45 a.m. 15-minute break and snacks
10:00 a.m. 13th oral presentation: Cexy Cnidarians, Petersburg
10:30 a.m. 14th oral presentation: Aurelia, Wasilla
11:00 a.m. 15th oral presentation: The LYSD Torrential Cascades, Kotlik
11:30 a.m. Lunch at Seward High School for NOSB teams and volunteers
12:30 p.m. 16th oral presentation: Rock Lobsters, Mat-Su Career Tech
1:15 p.m. Quiz Bowl Rules Review
1:30 p.m. Round 1 (RR-1)
2:15 p.m. 15-minute break and snacks
2:45 p.m. Round 2 (RR-2)
3:30 p.m. Round 3 (RR-3)
4:15 p.m. Round 4 (RR-4)
5:00 p.m. Round 5 (RR-5)
6:30 p.m. Dinner for NOSB teams and volunteers at Alaska SeaLife Center
7:30 p.m. NOSB Art Show, “Ocean Connection”—opening reception and art award presentation at the Alaska SeaLife Center lobby. Open to the public.

Sunday, 4 March 2012

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

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