Jump to content
Brian Enos's Forums... Maku mozo!
Sign in to follow this  
Cgoliver970

Cancelling matches gracefully

Recommended Posts

There have been a bunch of matches getting cancelled this year, some more gracefully then others. What do you think is the best way to handle this as a Match Director? What aspects of the cancelations are the most frustrating to you as a competitor?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

A canceled match is a canceled match. Graceful or not it’s important to be decisive and do it early enough to allow shooters time to schedule elsewhere or in a makeup match. 
  If COVID keeps this up there will be even more cancellations, probably without makeups. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

dont him and haw, have a drop dead date where you will make a firm decision and stick to it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

I would prefer a short direct email. I'm probably in the minority but I don't want a long story about the how and why and gosh we're sorry.

 

Just a it's canceled, thank you for your interest and here's your full refund. All the other stuff can be somewhere else for a person to access or request. 

Edited by rowdyb

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'd like to know as soon as you know you might have/want to cancel, even if you don't do it right then so alternate plans can be made.

 

I also want an e-mail, not just a posting on your facebook or website or twitter account or ParaGram or Enos that I might not ever see.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4 hours ago, shred said:

I'd like to know as soon as you know you might have/want to cancel, even if you don't do it right then so alternate plans can be made.

 

I also want an e-mail, not just a posting on your facebook or website or twitter account or ParaGram or Enos that I might not ever see.

Exactly.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 7/27/2020 at 7:17 AM, rowdyb said:

I would prefer a short direct email. I'm probably in the minority but I don't want a long story about the how and why and gosh we're sorry.

 

Just a it's canceled, thank you for your interest and here's your full refund. All the other stuff can be somewhere else for a person to access or request. 

Yes. We all know the reasons. Just tell me ASAP and we'll move on.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

As someone who spent 4 hours in a car today for a match that was canceled morning of.... yeah.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
13 minutes ago, rowdyb said:

As someone who spent 4 hours in a car today for a match that was canceled morning of.... yeah.

Damn! That would suck. 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...