View Full Version : My first Competition

Jim W
06-18-2008, 11:35 PM
Well i attend my first comp this last weekend which was a PNWBA event and to my surprise they can not tell me where I finsihed out of the 14 teams. The only thing they have decide was who was first, second and third in each of the categories and the GC and reserve champion.

I am having a very difficult time understanding how they can come up with this with out knowing my score. Is this normal or is the scoring for a bbq comp the same as a figure skating scoring system?

06-18-2008, 11:44 PM
No, not normal. You should get all of your scores either at the end of the contest or within days afterward...

Fatback Joe
06-19-2008, 07:25 AM
FBA give you a packet that has not just your scores, but every teams scores right after the awards ceremony.

Jim W
06-19-2008, 07:29 AM
Well so far it has been very dissapointing. Their are not a lot of competitions up in Canada so for me to go it is a lot of driving. this one in particular was just over 2400 miles return. I spent 4 days just driving then 2 days competing.

Big George's BBQ
06-19-2008, 07:48 AM
You should definately know your scores. If you do not know that how can you try to improve?

06-19-2008, 08:17 AM
That system isn't the most common, but it's not that rare. It sounds like the same system that IBCA uses, or something similar.

06-19-2008, 09:30 AM
I have never heard of that, but I would not be very happy either. Try a couple more comps, hopefully you have a better experienece at the next one.

06-19-2008, 07:11 PM