Rule change for Open Class Skiers at Nationals
Written by Brian Heeney   

In February the ABC Board of Directors approved a significant rule change affecting all Open Class skiers at National.  The official language is as follows.  If you have questions please contact the ABC Rules Committee or Brian Heeney

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USA 310 National Tournaments - Advancement to second round

USA310.a Age Division Skiers

There will be one round of skiing for Age Division Skiers.

USA310.b Open & Open Pro Division Skiers

1) The number of Open & Open Pro Division skiers advancing to the second round will be cut in half with a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 12. To advance into the second round a positive score has to have been posted in the first round.

2) If there is an odd number of skiers posting a positive score in the 1st round, the number of skiers who advance will be rounded up to the next whole number.

3) In the case of a tie for the last position all skiers with that score will advance.

4) The first round of the corresponding division will be eliminated at tournaments with 4 or less skiers in either Open or Open Pro division.

5) Medals will be awarded based on the results of the second round.

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