Competition rules

Competition rules
IYOECO 2019 – International Youth Olympics In Ecology

 

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 Article 1.

The competition is for youth school students from around the world, aged 12 to 15 years. It is organised by Center for development of creativity Cezar and Regional center for talents Bor.

 Article 2.

The official language of the Olympiad is English.

 Article 3.

Questions for the competition is only from the proposed literature, which is in the online form on the competition website. This literature is relevant to the age of school students who are participants in this competition.

 Article 4.

On the competition, all participants must answer the questions in English language. School students whose English language is not the primary language can use dictionaries during the competition. The help of the English translator during the Final Competition is not allowed but only the use of the dictionary.

 Article 5.

The competition is being realized into four level:

  • First level of the competition:
    • Online registration of school teams (one or more teams from one school): deadline is February 2019
    • ​One team has 7 school students and 3 adults: team leader, English translator and team assistant for program activities.
    • After a successful registration, you must pay 50 USD U.S. Dollars fee for registering the team to the information system of the competition. After that, you can enter the necessary information about team members, use online competition literature and other options for registered team members. More details about payment, you have on the site in the team’s registration section
  • Second level of the competition:
    • Selective competition in schools: March 30, 2019, online – starting at 10 am, European Time Zone Belgrade
  • Third level of the competition:
    • Qualification competition between schools: April 6, 2019, online – starting at 10 am, European Time Zone Belgrade
  • The fourth level of the competition:
    • Final Olympics competition will be realized in Bor, Serbia, Europe: 26 – 31 July 2019, written test – starting at 12 PM, European Time Zone Belgrade

 Article 6.

Selective competition in schools:

  • Selective competition for registered school student teams, is realise online via the competition site.
  • On the e-mail school, at least two days prior to the competition, the passwords for registered school team are sent.
  • School students log into the competition site with their passwords.
  • Testing time is 45 minutes and has 20 questions.
  • The results of the competition will be publish on the competition site after processed all tests.
  • The number of points scored by the competitors is the percentage of the success of the test.
  • The first place is for the competitors with the number of points from 90.00 to 100.
  • The second place is for the competitors with the number of points from 75.00 to 89.99.
  • The third place is for competitors with number of points from 65.00 to 74.99.
  • A member of the team that has not finished the competition, gets zero points and the maximum test time
  • The team gets points as a sum of points for all members.
  • For each school, the best placed team (with the highest number of points) can participate in the next Qualification Competition.
  • If there are more teams with the same result, the best placed team is the one who has finished the competition in less time (the time of all members of the team is added). If the selected team does not want to participate in the next Qualification Competition, the next team can participate.

 Article 7.

Qualification competition between schools:

  • Qualification competition for participated school student teams, is realise online via the competition site.
  • On the e-mail school, at least two days prior to the competition, the passwords for registered school team are sent.
  • School students log into the competition site with their passwords.
  • Testing time is 45 minutes and has 20 questions.
  • The results of the competition will be publish on the competition site after processed all tests.
  • The number of points scored by the competitors is the percentage of the success of the test.
  • The first place is for the competitors with the number of points from 90.00 to 100.
  • The second place is for the competitors with the number of points from 80.00 to 89.99.
  • The third place is for competitors with number of points from 70.00 to 79.99.
  • A member of the team that has not finished the competition, gets zero points and the maximum test time
  • The team gets points as a sum of points for all members.
  • For each country or region, the best placed team (with the highest number of points) can participate in the next Final Olympics Competition.
  • If there are more teams with the same result, the best placed team is the one who has finished the competition in less time (the time of all members of the team is added). If the selected team does not want to participate in the Final Olympics Competition, the next team can participate.

Article 8.

Final Olympics Competition

  • All teams that have qualified for the Final Olympics Competition (school students and their adult team members), they come to the competition as representatives of their country or region.
  • The competition is by groups determined on the day of the competition, depending on the number of teams that arrived.
  • The competition is starts at 12 pm, the written test has 20 questions, the time for solving the test is 45 minutes.
  • During the competition, school student independently solve the test in English.
  • Competitors whose English language is not the primary language, can use dictionaries during the competition.
  • The help of the English translator during the competition is not allowed, only the use of dictionaries is permitted.
  • Any competitor who in any way disturbs other students during the competition, communicates with them or with the group manager during the competition, is automatically disqualified.
  • When all groups complete the Final Competition, preliminary results will be available on the competition site after processing all the tests.
  • The number of points scored by the competitors is the percentage of the success of the test.
  • The first place is for the competitors with the number of points from 95.00 to 100.
  • The second place is for the competitors with the number of points from 90.00 to 94.99.
  • The third place is for competitors with number of points from 85.00 to 89.99.
  • A member of the team that has not finished the competition, gets zero points and the maximum test time.
  • The team gets points as a sum of points for all members.
  • The best placed team has the highest points. In this way, teams from 1 to 3 places are ranked, etc.
  • If the team leader or any other member, in any way disturbs, humiliates or interrupts the work of the commission, he will be eliminated from the competition.
  • Complaint about the school student’s results or work of the commission, the team leader gives the organizer of the competition exclusively in written form in the English language, which is certified by the organizer, the original remains to the organizer and the scanned copy is given to the team leader.
  • The complaint should be legibly and concisely written with adequate facts. Complaints with vulgarity, rude expressions and disdain will not be considered.
  • The deadline for complaint is 1 day from the day the results were published to the competition site.