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Discussion: Nationals Logjam-LVSSA-HWSG-SSUSA

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Feb. 22, 2005
Gumper
10 posts
Nationals Logjam-LVSSA-HWSG-SSUSA
Why are these three tournaments scheduled back-to-back-to-back? Does anyone really think that players/teams can compete $$$ in all three of the tournaments? Again, we the players, are the ones that get stepped on. HWSG was always a great tournament to close out the year. LVSSA and SSUSA are cutting off their nose to spite their face. Spread them out so we can enjoy them all!
Feb. 25, 2005
NorCal1B
11 posts
Hi Gumper. I looked at the schedules for each of the three groups and thought they did a pretty good job in not stepping on each other's toes with metal spikes. Last year LVSSA and SSUSA ran head-to-head in some age groups, which was a situation that didn't do either group the credit they deserve for putting on major tournaments with quality competition. This year looks a lot better! There are NO head-to-head conflicts in any of the age groups, so it seems a team can play in any or all of these toiurnaments if they have the time, the desire and the $$$ (as you put it). This year it's set up like this ...

50's -
SS: 10/20-23 LV: 9/23-25 H: 10/10/14
55's -
SS: 10/20-23 LV: 10/7-9 H: 10/10-14
60's -
SS: 10/13-16 LV: 9/30-10/2 H: 10/3-7
65's -
SS: 10/17-20 LV: 9/26-28 H: 10/3-7
70's -
SS: 10/17-20 LV: 10/3-5 H: 10/10-14
75's -
SS: 10/17-20 LV: 9/26-28 H: 10/10-14
80's -
SS: 10/17-20 LV: 10/3-5 H: n/a

It's my opinion that all three groups did a very sensible job in not preventing any team from playing when and where they want.
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