Competition FIRA 2019 - Season Hub

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Just Tonight and tomorrow to get something in for this season. Given the low turnout, I will probably have to reconsider the format of the league, will see the exact number that comes in though before making a call on this.
 

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Just Tonight and tomorrow to get something in for this season. Given the low turnout, I will probably have to reconsider the format of the league, will see the exact number that comes in though before making a call on this.
How many entries do you currently have?
How many are you expecting (people have stated intent to submit, just haven't yet)?
 

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Wow. That is pretty poor for a big 3 competition, especially with the entry numbers from previous seasons.
Yeah, I think that being in the off season and the board naturally getting older & the newer posters coming in not really being 'competition designers' certainly hurts. Having said that though it still feels really low and I think that I'm gonna need to make some changes for next year or get someone on board who can breathe some new life into it.
 

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Yeah, I think that being in the off season and the board naturally getting older & the newer posters coming in not really being 'competition designers' certainly hurts. Having said that though it still feels really low and I think that I'm gonna need to make some changes for next year or get someone on board who can breathe some new life into it.
The competition itself is great. I can't speak for others but I've run into a bit of designer's block after T20 and ABA. I started some designs but wasn't happy with them and I've run out of time to create something I want to submit.
 

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Yeah, I think that being in the off season and the board naturally getting older & the newer posters coming in not really being 'competition designers' certainly hurts. Having said that though it still feels really low and I think that I'm gonna need to make some changes for next year or get someone on board who can breathe some new life into it.
The competition itself is great. I can't speak for others but I've run into a bit of designer's block after T20 and ABA. I started some designs but wasn't happy with them and I've run out of time to create something I want to submit.
As one of the newer designers around here, I actually agree with what Barrybran said. It's a great competition, but I've 'hit the wall'. I had team names and colours, but I just had nothing when it came to the actual designing. I've felt that way even with the weekly comps, after T20A I've had absolutely nothing when I've tried to come up with ideas.
 

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As one of the newer designers around here, I actually agree with what Barrybran said. It's a great competition, but I've 'hit the wall'. I had team names and colours, but I just had nothing when it came to the actual designing. I've felt that way even with the weekly comps, after T20A I've had absolutely nothing when I've tried to come up with ideas.
TBH, I see this as being a problem for the competition, if there are designers out there capable of submitting an entry and don't because they're a bit stuck for ideas, then the competition isn't enticing enough currently. This doesn't happen for the other 'majors' so it is clearly something that I need to look at solving.
 

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TBH, I see this as being a problem for the competition, if there are designers out there capable of submitting an entry and don't because they're a bit stuck for ideas, then the competition isn't enticing enough currently. This doesn't happen for the other 'majors' so it is clearly something that I need to look at solving.
Having a design period in the dead part of the AFL offseason probably doesn't help. I imagine the entire forum is a bit down on activity.
 

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I have got an entry for this one but it has been a struggle. Like others after the ABA and T20A I was void of any good original ideas!
 

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I honestly do feel bad for not getting around to finishing anything for this. I ran out of ideas while making an entry for the T20 comp, had a plan for FIRA after I go on holiday, came back from holiday, didn't want to do anything until last week and then lost progress on the Wednesday that pretty much sealed it. I knew where I was gonna place teams and I knew what they were gonna look like and I pretty much knew that, if there was more than 16 entries, my chances weren't high in passing the qualifying stage. Sorry for not getting anything in.
 

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Alright folks, we've managed to get to 14 teams which is a decent effort from where it was, I'll run the competition in the regular format with the first round going up tonight. Also, to those that still need to put together a cup kit for their team or are looking to submit their additional cup team, you now have a week to do so, with the deadline for those being next monday evening.
 

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