Travel and Housing for the 2020 USA Championship

2020 U.S. Brain Bee Competition – Northeast Ohio Medical University

4209 State Route #44, Rootstown, OH 44272

March 27 - March 29

Airports
  • Akron-Canton Ohio
  • Cleveland, Ohio

Car rental will be necessary to travel from airport to hotels and competition site.

Hotels

Kent State Hotel

For reservations, visit https://www.kentstatehotel.com/ or call 330-346-0100 or 330-968-6914. Use promo code Brain.

  • 34 double occupancy rooms blocked
  • Free breakfast
  • $109+tax per night
  • Any rooms not used will be released mid February

Brimfield Comfort Inn and Suites Kent

For reservations, call 330-673-1888. Use the promo code Brain Bee.

  • 25 double occupancy rooms blocked
  • Free breakfast
  • $104+tax per night
  • Any rooms not used are released 21 days prior to check-in

***All other meals except Friday dinner will be furnished by sponsoring institution. Vegan and vegetarian options available.

Tentative Schedule

Friday Evening:

6:30pm – 8:00pm: Welcome Reception/Registration/Competition Rules and Competition Sub-Tests Explained

Saturday:

8:30am: Check-in

9am – 5pm: Competition Sub-tests

  • Standardized Patients for Patient Diagnosis
  • Neuroanatomy Lab Practical,
  • Written Test
  • Neurohistology/Neuroimaging
  • Possible Group Electrophysiology Sub-Test

5:30 - 7:30pm: Dinner and Plenary Speaker

Sunday:

9am: Clicker assignments and Practice

9:30am: Oral Competition

11:00am: Awards Ceremony

It is strongly recommend to book outgoing flights for 2:30pm or later.