How do you guys sign up for events?

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Re: How do you guys sign up for events?

Post by pb5754 » November 12th, 2018, 3:45 pm

MissAmargasaurus wrote:We don't have enough people signing up to do tryouts, they sound fun to do though!
Tryouts are not fun... :cry:
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Re: How do you guys sign up for events?

Post by Name » November 12th, 2018, 4:32 pm

pb5754[] wrote:
MissAmargasaurus wrote:We don't have enough people signing up to do tryouts, they sound fun to do though!
Tryouts are not fun... :cry:
Eh sometimes they can be :)
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Re: How do you guys sign up for events?

Post by knottingpurple » November 13th, 2018, 5:35 am

Name wrote:
pb5754[] wrote:
MissAmargasaurus wrote:We don't have enough people signing up to do tryouts, they sound fun to do though!
Tryouts are not fun... :cry:
Eh sometimes they can be :)
Grading and supervising tryouts also isn't fun, but it's also hilarious, so y'know...
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Re: How do you guys sign up for events?

Post by me-myself_i » November 24th, 2018, 4:22 pm

we have everyone rank their top 5 events, and why they think they'd be good for that event, then assign events based on experience and classes. we then add some backups to each event just in case of conflicts when the schedule is released
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Re: How do you guys sign up for events?

Post by knightmoves » November 28th, 2018, 1:10 pm

Everyone lists their top 5, which get written on a massive wall of whiteboard (arranged by conflict block so nobody tries to sign up for events that happen at the same time). Then everyone discovers that 5 of the events have half the team wanting to do them and another 5-10 have nobody, and the team guilt-trips each other into picking up the unwanted events.

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Re: How do you guys sign up for events?

Post by OctoPiGenius » December 29th, 2018, 8:34 pm

We all list our top 7 events, then our head coaches organize the people based off of what they want - similar to what knightmoves said.
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Re: How do you guys sign up for events?

Post by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » January 6th, 2019, 11:49 am

For our high school team, I got everybody (12 people) to list what events they wanted to do and then I tried to fit them to the Conestoga schedule. And then I'll repeat that for Regionals. Since we only have 12 people, if someone wants a different event, they can usually work out something with the people already doing that event.

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Re: How do you guys sign up for events?

Post by waffletree » January 6th, 2019, 6:06 pm

for our team we have a signup sheet and everyone signs up for any event. everyone, no matter how good you are, competes for rustin and gv (we have 3 teams for invites) then we narrow it down to 15 based on how well everyone does at invites
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Re: How do you guys sign up for events?

Post by UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F » January 7th, 2019, 5:48 pm

waffletree wrote:(we have 3 teams for invites)
I'm still surprised this happened

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Re: How do you guys sign up for events?

Post by waffletree » January 8th, 2019, 4:56 pm

UTF-8 U+6211 U+662F wrote:
waffletree wrote:(we have 3 teams for invites)
I'm still surprised this happened
we had so many new kids and not as many people quit this year
but we did pretty bad overall
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