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Old 03-01-2013, 11:40 AM   #80
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Default July Regionals for this summer were already cut to 32.

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Originally Posted by Chemist View Post
I would guess there would be a compromise. Anything with Quickstarts will be official. They may keep 192 draws for the Clay and the Hard Court Supers or have 128 draws plus a qualification. They would likely change the quota to the super nationals using section rankings to encourage local plays. 2013 Spring Nationals may be the last - missing schools. Winter Nationals may stay - don't miss schools. Grandmasters or Sweet 16 would move forward to help develop the elites? National Opens will be moved to holiday weekends. The July Regional draws will be reduced to 32. Intersectional will include 14s. L5 will be gone Opportunities for national events WILL be cut, may be less than the current proposal.
This already passed. July regionals for this summer, 2013, were already cut to 32. It is the one change that went through already, and the rest of the package was up for discussion.
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