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 > > ------------------------------ > To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit > https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or > leave the list". > VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. > Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-announcements-l.html to > subscribe. > -- To UNSUBSCRIBE or CHANGE your settings, please visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-l.html and select "Join or leave the list". -- VADCFLL administrative announcements are sent via VADCFLL-ANNOUNCEMENTS-L. Visit https://listserv.jmu.edu/archives/vadcfll-ANNOUNCEMENTS-l.html to subscribe.