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General Category => Schedules, Judging and Scoring => Topic started by: Alan Simmonds on 14, June 2016, 09:20:19 PM

Title: F3A Judging Seminar Presentation
Post by: Alan Simmonds on 14, June 2016, 09:20:19 PM
This is the PowerPoint presentation used by Bob Romijn at our judging seminar earlier this year.

Download: F3A Judging Seminar (http://www.gbrcaa.org//Schedules/F3A Judging seminar.pptx)

Who should read? All F3A pilots and judges looking to improve their results!
Title: Re: F3A Judging Seminar Presentation
Post by: Stuart Mellor on 15, June 2016, 08:57:15 PM
Thanks Alan,
Superb presentation by Bob at the judging seminar. Not without its controversy though (which was good in itself)

Just to kick things off! - I would still give a zero for the spins in slide 30. The entire manoeuvre is outside the box - not 60%.

Stuart
Title: Re: F3A Judging Seminar Presentation
Post by: Alan Simmonds on 16, June 2016, 05:54:21 PM
Stuart

I'm with you on that one.
The spin entry and the 1/4 loop are entirely outside the box.

Alan
Title: Re: F3A Judging Seminar Presentation
Post by: Stuart Mellor on 17, June 2016, 07:29:50 PM
Alan - I completely 'misjudged ' you. Spent a needless 10 minutes reinforcing my case! I like these open forum discussions though -if they expose weaknesses in the rules.

As you know, in the SC it does state that the entry & exit  before & after are indeed judged as part of a manoeuvre - but only if some elements of the manoeuvre are in the box. (my interpretation)
Where all the manoeuvre elements are outside the box - there is nothing to mark -so any entry & exits although they maybe inside the box, count for nothing.

A similar analogy might be, say, on a centre manoeuvre -say a full snap. The pilot does an excellent entry, excellent exit  - but forgets the snap. Again the entry & exit count for nothing, because there's nothing to mark.

re
Stuart



Title: Re: F3A Judging Seminar Presentation
Post by: Alan Simmonds on 17, June 2016, 09:29:03 PM
Stuart

I think it was a no-brainer (and probably a mistake), but nevertheless, I'm happy to be unpredictable  :D

Alan