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Discussion: Queen's court

in: Boston Sprint Camp (Jun 7–9 - Boston, MA, US)

May 30, 2019 4:55 PM # 
acjospe:
The final day of Sprint Camp will feature an elimination tournament, consisting of four rounds of sprints. We'll be using the Queen's Court method of sorting, which works as follows:

1. Everyone races a qualification round, and is ranked by time.
2. Racers are sorted into heats of 6 using the results of the qualification, with the field effectively divided in half (e.g. if you finished in the bottom half of the qualifier, you can't move up to win).
3. Each heat races a mass start. The top two runners move "up" to the next highest heat, the bottom two runners move down, and the middle two runners stay in their heat.
4. Step three is repeated three times, and the results will reflect the order of finish after the completion of those three rounds.

We are excited to bring this format to Sprint Camp, and see racers of all age groups race together on Sunday!
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May 30, 2019 4:59 PM # 
acjospe:

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