Judges & Officials

Officials Meetings

Sunday, March 20:

Judges Break-out - Problem 3 – Classics…(Name Here): The Musical Production:  Matt Lopez –> ZOOM SESSION – 7 PM

 

Tuesday, March 22:

Judges Break-out - Problem 4 – Matryoshka Structure:  Bill Walsh –> ZOOM SESSION – 6:30 PM

 

Wednesday, March 23:

Judges Break-outs – Attend the meeting for your assigned problem

  • Problem 2 – Odyssey ReOMvention:  Jim Hoelscher –> ZOOM SESSION – 7 PM

  • Score Room:  Jeff Carter –> ZOOM SESSION – 7 PM

 

Thursday, March 24:

Judges Break-out - Problem 1 – Escape vroOM:  Wayne Otte –> ZOOM SESSION – 7 PM

 

Friday, March 25:

Judges Break-outs – Attend the meeting for your assigned problem

  • Problem 5 – Life is a Circus!:  Donna Denny –> 7 PM – NYS Fairgrounds Horticulture Building

  • Spontaneous:  Sharon Botsford –> 7 PM - Meeting at Upstate Medical University Building, 719 Harrison Street

 

Saturday, March 26:

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM: A boxed breakfast will be available at your judging sites in the judge’s lounge.

 

Hotel Information

The hotel for judges staying Friday night is the Crowne Plaza Syracuse, located at 701 East Genesee Street, Syracuse, New York 13210.  Check is anytime after 3 PM.

 

Judge’s Registration at the Hotel

Judge’s registration will be in the entrance to the conference center next to the hotel on Friday in the afternoon/ early evening.  If you are not staying at the hotel on Friday night, your judge’s t-shirt, name tag, and lanyard will be at your competition site.

Directions to the New York State Fairgrounds:

Turn right out of the hotel parking lot onto Almond Street.  Take the second left onto East Washington Street and take for approximately 1 mile.  Turn right onto S. West Street and take left two lanes which will take you on to 690 West (2.4 miles).  Take exit 7 to Fairgrounds/Solvay.  Turn left at the bottom of the exit and merge onto State Fair Blvd. Enter at Gate #2 to the NYS Fairgrounds. (Hiawatha Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13209).  Average Drive Time is about 10 Minutes (Depending on Traffic).

Long-term & Spontaneous Competition Locations - New York State Fairground / Solvay HS.

Maps of the Fairgrounds and Solvay High School are on the NYSOMA website at https://www.nyodyssey.org/venue

Parking – Parking attendants will be on hand to assist in directing you to parking locations.  No parking passes are required.  Maps of suggested parking are also located on the NYSOMA website at https://www.nyodyssey.org/venue

Breakfast - Breakfast sandwiches, muffins, fruit and tea/coffee will be available in the judges lounges from 7:am

 

Lunch – Coffee, tea, hot cocoa, and bottled water will be available in the competition lounges throughout the day. Lunch will be available starting at 11:30am and as your competition schedules allow.

Competition sites will be opened at 7am.  Your problem captains and head judges will inform you of the time your competitions will start during your training sessions.

 

See below for locations and map on the NYSOMA website at https://www.nyodyssey.org/venue.

Problem 1 Div I, II, III - Exposition Center

Problem 2 Div I, II, III - Exposition Center

Problem 3 Div I, II, III - Exhibit Center (Dairy & Cattle Building)

Problem 4 Div I, II, III - Exhibit Center (Dairy & Cattle Building)

Problem 5 Div IA, 1B, II, III - Horticulture Building

 

Spontaneous Competition - Solvay High School

Main Score Room - 2nd Floor Exposition Center

 

Important Reminder:

NYSOMA Identification badges must be worn at all times while at the New York State Fairgrounds and must be turned in at the end of the day to your head judge.