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The 3rd Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad

Xiamen, November 2007.


Third announcement - applications and preliminary deadlines

Setember 16, 2007.

The dates for the 3rd Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad are November 21-29. The details of the arrival and departure have to be discussed with the Local Organizing Committee.

The main points for formation of the teams are announced in the previous announcement.

Applications should be done in advance for the Olympic Advisory Committee. Application includes:

  • Excel file (the application itself).
  • Personal data of all proposed team leaders and participants. Not defined yet. See personal data of the previous APAO as an example.

    Deadlines (preliminary proposed):

  • Please, contact Local Organizing Committee.
    E-mails for consultations and sending applications. Please, use all three e-mails.

  • Teams may stay in Xiamen since two days before before November 21 and two days later November 29, i.e. it is possible to arrive since November 19 and depart not later December 1. (Additional payment for these days.) Earlier arrivals or later departures are not possible.
    The main points of the programme of the Olympiad proposed (not final version!) to be the following:

  • Monday November 19
      Possible delegations arrive
  • Tuesday November 20
      Possible delegations arrive
  • Wednesday November 21
      Excursion to the nearest places (for arrived on 19-20.11. delegations)
      Main day for delegations arrive
  • Thusday November 22
      Official opening ceremony, concert
      Unofficial opening ceremony
      Welcome party
  • Friday November 23
      Theoretical round
  • Saturday November 24
      Excursion for all the day
      Observational round programme (in the case of any night tasks)
  • Sunday November 25
      Observational round programme (in the case of any daytime tasks)
  • Monday November 26
      Practical round
  • Tuesday November 27
  • Wednesday November 28
      Closing Ceremony
      Final party
  • Thusday November 29
      Main day for delegations depart
  • Friday November 30
      Possible delegations depart
  • Saturday December 1
      Possible delegations depart
  • The fourth announcement about the 3rd APAO to be presented in October. National Astronomy Olympic Committees and interested organizations are welcome to ask more about the 3rd APAO.

    The official APAO e-mail is a p a o [a] l i s t . r u .

    Rules and Regulations for a participant of the Olympiad are the same as for the XII IAO.

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      Dr. Michael G. Gavrilov, Founding Chairman and Coordinator of the Asian-Pacific Astronomy Olympiad (APAO)
      ISSP of Russ. Acad. Sci., Institute avenue 15, 142432 Chernogolovka, Moscow region, Russia.

      fax: + 7-(496-52)-49-701