Cal Swing 2
2020 — Berkeley, CA/US
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As we go into Day 2 there are a couple of realities of the size of the field and our lack of a JV division that are rearing their ugly heads.
One is that our judging rounds number-wise are super tight, so if you'd be willing do an extra debate beyond your commitment I would be grateful. It's likely to improve the prefs that your teams get, and we can give you $40 a round.
Another is that with the small field, judges who are in for a lot of debates aren't that useful sometimes, because they'll have judged a lot of the teams that they're preffed for in earlier rounds and gradually become not-clean. So as I get into later rounds, I'll be faced with the choice in some cases of whether to give your teams a judge who has already heard them before (I'd keep it to them judging teams on the opposite side as they heard before), or a judge who is very far down your pref sheet.
If you have strong feelings about which of those two not-great solutions you'd prefer if it becomes necessary, please let me know.
Otherwise, I'll do what I can to give you the best available judging and such under the circumstances!
Appreciate you all,
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