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Start Values?

Pigeon

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@skschlag 's posting of start values from the Meet Day thread got me thinking...Do start values change from level to level? Is a start value of a level 8 routine equivalent to a start value in a level 9 or 10 routine or are there differences?
 

skschlag

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Level 8 has some special requirements, etc that L9 and 10 do not have. This affects the L8 start values.

HOwever, L9 and 10 are the same :) There are just some different requirements to get things like stick bonus (Higher level dismount needed).
 

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How do you know SV for the guys? For the girls in JO and Xcel theoretically they are all aiming for a 10.0 and if they don't get that sv then the judges our up the cards saying what it was. For boys, do you just have a rough idea based in what their coach says? ( In my son's 5 years of competing he has gotten I think 3 score cards, and all of those were at travel meets.)
 

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How do you know SV for the guys? For the girls in JO and Xcel theoretically they are all aiming for a 10.0 and if they don't get that sv then the judges our up the cards saying what it was. For boys, do you just have a rough idea based in what their coach says? ( In my son's 5 years of competing he has gotten I think 3 score cards, and all of those were at travel meets.)
It is the 10.0 execution score plus
.1 for every A skill
.2 for B skills
.3 for C skills (etc)

.5 for each element group filled (1-3)
Dismount is based on level so it can be .1/.3/.5 based on level and level of skill.
(up to 2.0)
 

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Interesting! How does the stick bonus work?

(@2G1B - We just had our first optional meet, start values were written on the score card for 3 of the 6 events)
 

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Thanks! Clear as mud! :p I don't know how the judges remember it all!
 

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