« on: April 29, 2010, 05:35:05 PM »
Just got done with our annual Mayfaire Competition (in its 32nd-33rd year?) and we've expanded the little pilot program we've been doing for 3 years now.
All of our entry score sheets are online as pdf's, downloadable and printable by the entrant. This allowed us to get all 330ish sets back to the entrants within 24 hours. (The Doug King Competition in January saw all the scoresheets available about 6 hours after the competition closed)
What I'd like to know is what you think. Does the increased speed of return offset the tactile sensation of a piece of paper mailed to you? Is the score sheet as provided clear enough to read and glean the value from? Would it put you off to know your sheets were being returned electronically? Why?
No experience with electronic, but I would have no problem with that. I entered one comp a few months ago, and it took two weeks to get results. (and that's what they promised) At NHC, I had my sheet the Tuesday after the event.
Check out this sample sheet (http://www.maltosefalcons.com/system/files/private/SampleScoresheet.pdf) from this blog post (http://www.maltosefalcons.com/blogs/drew-beechum/mayfaire-results-new-world-returns)