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Old 01-31-2013, 02:47 PM
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Originally Posted by DatRedDude View Post
Why do people get butt hurt over ams, rec players getting plastic for a win?
Because, you're an amateur, and amateurs receiving unequal prizes based on their performance flies in the face of what amateurism means.

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Originally Posted by DatRedDude View Post
i recently won an ice bowl in the Int division. My prize for that victory was an Ice Bowl stamp Roc. I am treating this as my trophy as it was my first win. Am i required to go up a division?
No.

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Originally Posted by DatRedDude View Post
i don't have dreams of going pro, i am 36 and play tourney's because i don't play softball or basketball anymore and just love to compete. It seems like the mentality is that if you are playing rec and are never going to move up you shouldn't even be playing in tourneys. This is what i don't understand. Not everyone wants to make money out there.
Some just want to compete.
Then by all means compete. You don't need to be winning prizes subsidized by your competitors entry fees to do that. That is really what the spirit of the bottom Am division should be about.
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