FEBRUARY 15, 2019 LOTS OF INFORMATION
Please be aware that there might be changes in some of the following material up to the day of the tournament.
Street name change in Greensboro: Aycock St. changed to Josephine Boyd St.
Make sure that everyone involved with your teams is familiar with the Policies of the NC Science Olympiad and
Amazing Mechatronics Div-B: The 2nd part will be to create simulations using tinkercad. Competitors must have created a FREE account at https://www.tinkercad.com/circuits in order to compete.
Ping Pong Parachute: Ceiling Height ~30 feet , allowed to use your own air pump
Floor surface for Vehicle events: Gymnasium floor
Elastic Launch Gliders & Wright Stuff: Height ~22′, width ~50′, length ~96′
Sounds of Music: All competitors must take the paper test at 11:30 at the event location
Home base assignments: B and C Home Bases 2019
Events best for spectators: Ping Pong Parachute, Elastic Launch Glider, Wright Stuff, Mousetrap Vehicle, Battery Buggy, Mission Possible, and Boomilever. SEE SCHEDULES FOR LOCATIONS
Map of UNCG campus. Buildings are highlighted and here are the building numbers: Sullivan (178), Kaplan (308), 1510 Walker (134), Coleman HHS 248 (98) AKA “Research Gym”
Registration: Coaches Only, Registration is in Sullivan Science Bldg. 112 bring:
Vandalism & Behavior form signed by you, your principal, and your students. 1 per team.
NCSO Consent form: electronic or paper.
Arrival/Parking (buses, cars, teams, parents, etc.):
- Car Parking: Car Parking and Driving2019 .
- Bus Parking: BusDriving-ParkingMap_1-2019, BusDriving-ParkingMap_2-2019 and BusDrivingDirections.
also on campus see https://www.dineoncampus.com/uncg and there are numerous restaurants on Tate St.
Awards Ceremonies: Kaplan Recreation and Wellness Center, 1301 W. Gate City Blvd. from 4 PM until 5 PM. See directions AND PARKING INFORMATION below under “Maps”.
Please do not arrive before 3:30.
Normally access to the Kaplan Center is restricted to members of the UNCG community. We request that all non-competitors wear a special wrist band that identifies them as part of the Science Olympiad. Wrist bands can be picked up during the day in the lobby of the Sullivan Bldg. and at the Kiosk in the Kaplan Center.
Competitors must wear their wristband to the ceremony.
- UNCGCampusMap Tournament Locations. Buildings are highlighted and here are the building numbers: Sullivan (178), Kaplan (308), 1510 Walker (134), Coleman HHS 248 (98) AKA “Research Gym”
- Map of walking SullivanSciBldg-Coleman248and1510WalkerAve.
- Map1 CarDriving-AwardsCeremonies. Map 2 Cardriving&Parking-Awards Ceremonies
Google Maps will show how to get to locations if you enter the name of the building, e.g., Sullivan Science or Kaplan Center, or Mary Channing Coleman.
- UNCG Emergency Guide
- In case of an accident or extreme health concern, call 336-334-4444 or find a red phone and simply lift it to make the call.
Wi-Fi: Wireless Internet is available throughout the UNCG campus, including in all campus buildings and open spaces. Access to the secured network (UNCG-FacultyStaffStudent) is restricted to members of the UNCG community. Campus guests can access the unsecured network (UNCG-wireless) at no charge.
See https://its.uncg.edu/network_services/wireless/connect/guest/ for instructions.