Nuneaton Open anyone?

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Re: Nuneaton Open anyone?

Postby Andrew_Hibberd » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:33 pm

This is a close event for me I should be free on the 26th
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Re: Nuneaton Open anyone?

Postby peterwaller » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:52 pm

I would prefer our normal individual competition with maybe a team event run afterwards if people really want one.
We already have teams that win many competitions if two of them join up like Scot and Andy the result is almost a forgone conclusion.
I don't see how we can have people turn up possibly from long distances to be told they can't compete.

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Re: Nuneaton Open anyone?

Postby razerdave » Tue Jul 28, 2015 7:02 pm

Then I don't do it.

Also, I was thinking a random draw of teams would be a lot fairer, I agree on the Andy/Scott comment, but their robots would suck at Gauntlet :)

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Re: Nuneaton Open anyone?

Postby AntRoboteer » Tue Jul 28, 2015 7:59 pm

peterwaller wrote:I would prefer our normal individual competition with maybe a team event run afterwards if people really want one.
We already have teams that win many competitions if two of them join up like Scot and Andy the result is almost a forgone conclusion.
I don't see how we can have people turn up possibly from long distances to be told they can't compete.


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Re: Nuneaton Open anyone?

Postby teamocean » Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:24 pm

I can't make the 26th unfortunately as I'm at another event. Will be at the AWS though
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Re: Nuneaton Open anyone?

Postby limpet » Wed Jul 29, 2015 6:32 am

I will book the 26th (sorry Will) as the only other dates I myself can do would be 31st Oct & 7th Nov and they are too far away.
As regarding the format I think I would prefer the normal open layout rather than the champs team format, maybe we can work something out like a non-team champs thing?

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Re: Nuneaton Open anyone?

Postby limpet » Wed Jul 29, 2015 7:19 pm

I have booked the 26th but havn`t heard back from 'the man' yet, however I doubt anyone else has booked the room so consider it final.
I think the best plan is to see how many turn up on the day as to forming teams, but we will definitely run a tournament for each weight class (Ants, Fleas, Nanos (Gnats?)) and a bit of football and a marbles game or two.

I will start a new official event thread asap.
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Re: Nuneaton Open anyone?

Postby BeligerAnt » Thu Jul 30, 2015 7:43 pm

Official event thread here: viewtopic.php?f=9&t=2357
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