I sincerely suggest that we don't add compulsories to final scores
, or change the way we add them. Here are some reasons:1. In most yoyo contests throughout the world there's no compulsories anymore
, e.g. WYYC, EYYC, NYYC, CNYC, ZYC, Japan Regional & National Yoyo Contest, etc. Actually I don't really know if there is any national yoyo contest that still left compusory tricks. It could be good to follow the trend.2. The technique in compulsories are old now.
There are many new yoyo techniques such as rejections, hooks, laceration image tricks (e.g. laceration tower), horizontal tricks, body tricks, etc. They deserve to be scored more than those old-technique compulsory tricks. Compulsory tricks could actually be scored twice in final scores if we do compulsories in 3min FS
, which is not fair to new trick players and original trick players.3. Adding compulsories to final could make the results kind of unfair.
For instance if I scored 40 in compulsories when another guy (who doesn't really practice for compulsories) scored 6, and his 3min FS is 30 points more than me, then I'll win him when I have a clearly worse FS than the other guy.4.It's hard to be sure if we do a compulsory trick absolutely correct MO).
Like if I slightly move my middle finger to make hops more accurate when doing blackhops, if someone gets caught when others don't it becomes unfair.
I do also suggest that we use 1min FS for prelims, it could be hard to judge but could also be kinda quicker
and we have more space for our own FS. Or we add our compulsories to finals, but only in order to cover negative marks
(for mistakes we made in 3min FS), e.g. when I got 20 in compulsories and 90-30=60 in finals my final scores become 60+20=80, but if I get 110-15=95 in 3min FS my final scores just become 110(20>=15), so it could be both compensating and fair.
I hope the holders of the Australian national contest and everyone could accept those advice. Thanks for reading. Please comment!