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The only thing you can rely on is that the south edge of the mat will be
flush with the wall.

-Frank


On Wed, Oct 28, 2015 at 11:31 AM, Sonya Shaver <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi Tweeks,
>
> I have never seen that link before, so I'm not really sure what that is
> from.  While I think there is a ton of helpful information online, you
> really do have to read the rules multiple times and always rely on the
> challenge and the challenge updates (for the current year!) as the official
> source for any questions.  While there can be table variations, there is a
> rule about how the mat is placed on the table (see page 8 of the
> challenge).  We came to learn to rely on the mat and not the table, since
> there could be slight variations in the table.  But everyone's mat is
> exactly the same dimensions.  So, with that being said, you can rely on the
> features of the mat, because those will always be the same.
>
> This might seem very basic, but whenever we are looking for something in
> the rules, we just search the document for the keyword on what we are
> looking for, and we can usually quickly and easily find the rule related to
> our question without poring over the document for the millionth time. I
> will say though that you can never read the rules enough.  I've been doing
> this for 8 years, and I still find things I didn't know after I've read the
> rules multiple times.
>
> Good luck!  I am sure your team will figure something out.  You definitely
> cannot use paper and tape, but tell them the new requirements and that will
> be a great teamwork challenge!  Having to adjust and reevaluate as you go
> through the season is all a part of it (happens to us every year), and is
> teaching them awesomely helpful skills that will serve them well in the
> future.
>
> Sonya
> Coach of the Brick Dawgs
>
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