Daily Schedule

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Saturday, 29 February

TIME EVENT LOCATION DRESS DESCRIPTION
8:00 p.m.–
10:00 p.m.
Informal welcome qbixx Hotel lobby Casual Relaxing evening where participants can mingle and get to know one another.

Sunday, 1 March

TIME EVENT LOCATION DRESS DESCRIPTION
1:50 p.m. Meet in hotel lobby qbixx Hotel lobby Business Casual
2:00 p.m.–
2:45 p.m.
Bus transfer to Reinhold Würth University qbixx Hotel lobby Business Casual Travel from qbixx hotel to university campus.
2:45 p.m.–
3:30 p.m.
Team registration / Welcome Reception ‘G’ building – lobby Business Casual A chance for students, coaches and volunteers to meet and network, enjoy some appetizers, and take team photos.
3:30 p.m.–
5:00 p.m.
Opening Ceremony ‘G’ building – main hall Business Casual Opening Remarks
Official Welcome to Künzelsau
Competition Overview
Divisional Draw
5:00 p.m.–
5:30 p.m.
Campus tour Business Casual Team Ambassadors will take participants to their preparation rooms, presentation rooms, student lounge etc.
5:30 p.m.–
7:00 p.m.
Welcome Dinner ‘G’ building – lobby Business Casual
7:00 p.m.–
7:45 p.m.
Bus transfer to Schwäbisch Hall Travel from university campus to qbixx Hotel.
7:45 p.m.– Free time

Monday, 2 March

TIME EVENT LOCATION DRESS DESCRIPTION
7:30 a.m.–
8:15 a.m.
Bus transfer 1 to Reinhold Würth University qbixx Hotel lobby Business Professional Students and coaches will shuttle to the university campus in a staggered fashion, depending on their preparation start time.
9:15 a.m.–
10:00 a.m.
Bus transfer 2 to Reinhold Würth University qbixx Hotel lobby Business Professional
8:30 a.m.–
5:00 p.m.
Round 1
(4-hour preparation period)
Heilbronn University campus Business Professional

Students start their four-hour preparation period in a staggered fashion.

Lunch provided for students in their preparation rooms.

Lunch provided for coaches and judges in their respective lounges at noon.

After students present, they can watch other presentations or return to the hotel by NIBS provided bus.

5:15 p.m.–
6:00 p.m.
Coaches’ Meeting Coaches’ Lounge Business Casual

Brief meeting to review operational and academic aspects of Day 1 of the competition.

Coaches will be given an opportunity to offer feedback to the organizers and suggest potential adjustments to the remaining rounds of competition.

6:00 p.m. Bus transfer to Schwäbisch Hall Travel from university campus to qbixx Hotel.
7:30 p.m.–
10:00 p.m.
Coaches’ Dinner Bergl Hall Casual
7:30 p.m.–
11:00 p.m.
Competitors’ Dinner Sparkassen VIP Lounge, Optima Sportpark Casual

Tuesday, 3 March

TIME EVENT LOCATION DRESS DESCRIPTION
7:30 a.m.–
8:15 a.m.
Bus transfer 1 to Reinhold Würth University qbixx Hotel lobby Business Professional Students and coaches will shuttle to the university campus in a staggered fashion, depending on their preparation start time.
9:15 a.m.–
10:00 a.m.
Bus transfer 2 to Reinhold Würth University qbixx Hotel lobby Business Professional
8:30 a.m.–
5:00 p.m.
Round 2
(4-hour preparation period)
Heilbronn University campus Business Professional

Students start their four-hour preparation period in a staggered fashion.

Lunch provided for students in their preparation rooms.

Lunch provided for coaches and judges in their respective lounges at noon.

After students present, they can watch other presentations or return to the hotel by NIBS provided bus.

10:00 a.m.–
11:00 a.m.
Coaches’ Activity Kunsthalle Würth Business Casual
11:15 a.m.–
Noon
Bus transfer for Coaches to Reinhold Würth University qbixx Hotel lobby Coaches will shuttle to the university campus on a dedicated bus.
5:30 p.m.–
8:00 p.m.
International Dinner Mensa Künzelsau
8:00 p.m.–
8:45 p.m.
Bus transfer to Schwäbisch Hall Travel from university campus to qbixx Hotel.
9:30 p.m.–
10:30 p.m.
Night Watchman Tour for Coaches (optional)

Wednesday, 4 March

TIME EVENT LOCATION DRESS DESCRIPTION
6:00 a.m.–
6:45 a.m.
Bus transfer 1 to Reinhold Würth University qbixx Hotel lobby Business Professional Students and coaches will shuttle to the university campus in a staggered fashion, depending on their preparation start time.
6:45 a.m.–
7:30 a.m.
Bus transfer 2 to Reinhold Würth University qbixx Hotel lobby Business Professional
7:00 a.m.
12:15 p.m.
Round 3 (3-hour preparation period) Heilbronn University campus Business Professional

Students start their three-hour preparation period in a staggered fashion.

This is the last round of the group matches. Top two point-earners in each group advance to the quarter-final round in the afternoon.

12:15 p.m.–
1:10 p.m.
Lunch for all participants Mensa Künzelsau Business Professional

Lunch provided for students, coaches.

Quarter finalists announced.

1:10 p.m.–
6:30 p.m.
Round 4, Quarter Final (3-hour preparation period) Heilbronn University campus Business Professional Students who advance to the quarter-finals will enter isolation in a staggered fashion.
1:15 p.m.–
4:15 p.m.
Student activity for eliminated teams Business Casual Beer tasting OR Guided tour of jeans museum
6:30 p.m.–
7:15 p.m.
Bus transfer to Schwäbisch Hall Travel from university campus to qbixx Hotel.
8:00 p.m.–
11:00 p.m.
Würth Competition Night Schwäbisch Hall Casual

Thursday, 5 March

TIME EVENT LOCATION DRESS DESCRIPTION
8:50 a.m. Meet in hotel lobby qbixx Hotel lobby Casual
9:00 a.m.–
11:00 a.m.
Bus transfer to Stuttgart qbixx Hotel lobby Travel from qbixx hotel to Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart.
11:00 a.m.–
12:30 p.m.
Guided tour of Mercedes-Benz Museum Casual
12:30 p.m.–
1:30 p.m.
Lunch Casual Box lunches will be distributed.
1:30 p.m.–
3:00 p.m.
Bus transfer to Weinsberg Travel from Stuttgart to Weinsberg.
3:00 p.m.–
4:30 p.m.
Wine tasting event Casual
4:30 p.m.–
5:30 p.m.
Bus transfer to Schwäbisch Hall Travel from Weinsberg to qbixx hotel.
5:30 p.m.– Free evening

Friday, 6 March

TIME EVENT LOCATION DRESS CODE DESCRIPTION
5:45 a.m.–
6:30 a.m.
Bus transfer 1 to Reinhold Würth University qbixx Hotel lobby Travel from qbixx hotel to university campus.
6:30 a.m.–
7:15 a.m.
Bus transfer 2 to Reinhold Würth University qbixx Hotel lobby
10:00 a.m.–
10:45 a.m.
Bus transfer 3 to Reinhold Würth University qbixx Hotel lobby
6:45 a.m.–
1:00 p.m.
Round 5, Semi-Final Round (4-hour prep period) Heilbronn University campus Business Professional
12:30 p.m.–
1:15 p.m.
Lunch for all participants Mensa Künzelsau
1:15 p.m.–
5:15 p.m.
Round 6, Final Round (3-hour prep period) Heilbronn University campus Business Professional Students who advance to the finals will enter isolation.
1:15 p.m.–
4:15 p.m.
Student activity for eliminated teams Heilbronn University campus Business Casual Beer tasting OR Guided tour of jeans museum.
1:30 p.m.–
2:30 p.m.
Coaches’ meeting Heilbronn University campus Business Casual
4:40 p.m.–
6:00 p.m.
Final Round presentation Business Professional

All students, coaches, and ambassadors are required to attend the final round and support their fellow students

Participants are asked to arrive dressed for the final gala, as we will be going directly to the gala after the final round presentations.

6:15 p.m.–
6:30 p.m.
Bus transfer to Gala Dinner Travel from university campus to Neubausaal.
7:00 p.m.–
11:00 p.m.
Closing Gala Neubausaal Gala Attire This celebration will begin with a reception/cocktail hour, followed by dinner at 7:30. The official proceedings will culminate with an announcement of award-winners and medalists, including the 2020 NIBS World Champions.
11:00 p.m.–
02:00 a.m.
Post-Gala Party Neubausaal Gala Attire
00:30 a.m.–
00:45 a.m.
Bus transfer 1 to qbixx hotel Travel from Neubausaal to qbixx hotel.
2:00 a.m.–
2:15 a.m.
Bus transfer 2 to qbixx hotel Travel from Neubausaal to qbixx hotel.