Originally Posted by Rooter-Tooter BBQ
So here is the question, if a team receives a score of 6 or lower should a comment card be mandatory?
This has been proposed, just as you wrote it, and the reply back was, "Well, if we do that then judges will never give scores lower than 6 anymore."
The reality is that this will never happen because KCBS does not have the desire or the will to make it happen. The current mindset seems to be to dumb down the process (i.e. revised pork rule).