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Re: Judging Well Put
Posted by Clary
11/2/2009  8:10:00 PM
Cyd,
I'm not sure that comparing tennis championships to dance championships in terms of the availability of "non-biased" judges. What is the purse for the winner at Wimbledon? What is the purse for the winner at Blackpool? There is a LOT more money involved in tennis that allows for umpires who do nothing but umpire, and coaches who do nothing but coach. In the ballroom world? Don't think so.
(Oh - and maybe someone like John McEnroe would have some comments on whether "unbiased" "unbought" umpires/judges called his lines fairly all the time.)
But at a small dance competition - disqualifying all the judges doesn't seem to be a great answer.
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