2021 Texas Team Tournament

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Just a quick note to all that as of now the 2021 edition of the Texas Team Tournament here in Austin is still a go. Trends with vaccine availability continues to look promising so continuing to plan as though we will get the tourney in this year. We'll hold it June 17-20. All of the details can be found at our website (http://texas-asl.com/). I'm working with the hotel to try and make sure we can implement social distancing this year as much as possible. I am really looking forward to hopefully seeing everyone again.

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I have always been curious what you mean by 'Team Tournament'. How does that work?
In our case it is very loosely structured. As in many of the events we sponsor during the tourney, we try to provide everyone attending the opportunity to vie for some hardware. Ultimately for everyone attending the tourney, I'll develop 3-player teams based on my understanding of each players skill levels. Each team consisting of a top player, a middle of the road player, and an inexperienced player. With the hope that each team has roughly the same opportunity to win as a team. Then you just have fun and play over the weekend. The top team at the end of the tournament is determined based on the combined individual performance of each team member. It is as simple as that - the team with the best combined won/loss record is the winner.
 

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In our case it is very loosely structured. As in many of the events we sponsor during the tourney, we try to provide everyone attending the opportunity to vie for some hardware. Ultimately for everyone attending the tourney, I'll develop 3-player teams based on my understanding of each players skill levels. Each team consisting of a top player, a middle of the road player, and an inexperienced player. With the hope that each team has roughly the same opportunity to win as a team. Then you just have fun and play over the weekend. The top team at the end of the tournament is determined based on the combined individual performance of each team member. It is as simple as that - the team with the best combined won/loss record is the winner.
Always liked that of a Team Tourney, the competitive aspect is a bit diminished as a team event (but not in individual matches) but surely enhances the camaraderie aspect of the tournament as you're always checking the progress of your team members, known or unknown to you. It's especially fun when a buddy of yours is matched up against an unknown individual to you but that unknown guy is your team member. It's a perfect chance to razz your buddy beyond just giving him a normal ration as usual and make friends with a new player (on breaks or after the game preferably). In the end I find just meeting new guys with my same interest is as much enjoyment if not more than the actual play-but that's certainly a bonus.
 

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In our case it is very loosely structured. As in many of the events we sponsor during the tourney, we try to provide everyone attending the opportunity to vie for some hardware. Ultimately for everyone attending the tourney, I'll develop 3-player teams based on my understanding of each players skill levels. Each team consisting of a top player, a middle of the road player, and an inexperienced player. With the hope that each team has roughly the same opportunity to win as a team. Then you just have fun and play over the weekend. The top team at the end of the tournament is determined based on the combined individual performance of each team member. It is as simple as that - the team with the best combined won/loss record is the winner.
Very nice concept! Sounds like fun. Well done!🤗🤗🤗
 

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The Texas Team Tournament kicks off exactly 3 months from yesterday (June 17-20 here in Austin), and yes we are still a 'go'. Got my first vaccination shot today, and the overall vaccination availability looks like anyone that wants one should be able to get one by June. We'll continue to take precautions that weekend, as much as I can coordinate with the hotel. I've already started to do the usual line up of getting prizes, getting glassware bought, snacks purchased, figuring out what we'll play for Ferocity Fest this year, and what swag I'll be giving away, among other things. Head on out to www.texas-asl.com and get signed up.
 

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The Texas Team Tournament kicks off exactly 3 months from yesterday (June 17-20 here in Austin), and yes we are still a 'go'. Got my first vaccination shot today, and the overall vaccination availability looks like anyone that wants one should be able to get one by June. We'll continue to take precautions that weekend, as much as I can coordinate with the hotel. I've already started to do the usual line up of getting prizes, getting glassware bought, snacks purchased, figuring out what we'll play for Ferocity Fest this year, and what swag I'll be giving away, among other things. Head on out to www.texas-asl.com and get signed up.
Hope all goes well for you and the event. Good luck and good health to all who attend.😊
 

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The Texas Team Tournament kicks off exactly 3 months from yesterday (June 17-20 here in Austin), and yes we are still a 'go'. Got my first vaccination shot today, and the overall vaccination availability looks like anyone that wants one should be able to get one by June. We'll continue to take precautions that weekend, as much as I can coordinate with the hotel. I've already started to do the usual line up of getting prizes, getting glassware bought, snacks purchased, figuring out what we'll play for Ferocity Fest this year, and what swag I'll be giving away, among other things. Head on out to www.texas-asl.com and get signed up.
Watch out for the second as it can be a doozy for a couple of days (everyone's reaction is a bit different, I know.) Hoping for a good tournament year and the best to the TX gang! Who knows, maybe afetr being cooped up for a year you'll get a damn yankee jack-pine savage rousted out his log cabin in da nort voods.
 

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We are still a 'go' for the tourney this year. I'm continuing the prep for the tourney and am making good progress on getting everything lined up. With that I want to announce that I've decided on the scenario for Ferocity Fest this year. We'll be doing OtO-23 Cooked Hamman from Onslaught to Orsha II. This one has a little bit of everything that makes for a great FF - DCs, flamethrowers, assault engrs, AFVs, nose-to-nose brutality, all in a nice dense urban terrain setting. All of course garnished with the scoring sheet that we track FF points by and their politically incorrect outbursts to score. Lay the hurt on your opponent, score some points and rub it in while you're at it!
Head on out to www.texas-asl.com and get signed up to attend. Break out of covid with a bang at the Texas Team Tournament, June 17-20 here in Austin, TX.
 

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We are still a 'go' for the tourney this year. I'm continuing the prep for the tourney and am making good progress on getting everything lined up. With that I want to announce that I've decided on the scenario for Ferocity Fest this year. We'll be doing OtO-23 Cooked Hamman from Onslaught to Orsha II. This one has a little bit of everything that makes for a great FF - DCs, flamethrowers, assault engrs, AFVs, nose-to-nose brutality, all in a nice dense urban terrain setting. All of course garnished with the scoring sheet that we track FF points by and their politically incorrect outbursts to score. Lay the hurt on your opponent, score some points and rub it in while you're at it!
Head on out to www.texas-asl.com and get signed up to attend. Break out of covid with a bang at the Texas Team Tournament, June 17-20 here in Austin, TX.
Cooked Hamman is a tight scenario.

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