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Veteran 70+ National Team Selection

03/18/2010, 3:41am CDT
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Given the FIE's decision to officially recognize the Veteran 60-69 and Veteran 70+ age categories as of the 2010 Veteran World Championships, below is the criteria for the remainder of the 2009-2010 season, 2010 Veteran 70+ National Team selection and changes in 2010-2011 season.  Veteran 70+ National Rolling Point Standings have been added under the corresponding weapon categories.

March 2010 NAC
Athletes entered in both the Veteran 60 and Veteran 70 individual events or just the Veteran 60 individual events, will remain in those events.  Current formats and seeding practices will remain.  Note:  Currently V70WE has been cancelled due to lack of entries.

Summer Nationals 2010
Individual age group events at the 2010 Summer Nationals will be: Veteran 40-49, Veteran 50-59, Veteran 60-69 and Veteran 70+.  Current qualification, formats and seeding practices will remain. 

2010 Veteran 70+ World Championships Team Selection
Due to the late notification of changes to official events at the 2010 World Veterans Championships, Veteran 70+ National Team selection will be based on the point standings to be calculated at the best 2 out of 5 results from the Veteran 60+ and Veteran 70+ events at the 2009 December NAC, 2010 March NAC and Veteran 70+ events at the 2010 Summer Nationals as the 5 event results.

2010-2011 Season
Beginning with the 2010-2011 season:  NAC individual Veteran event categories will be changed to:  Veteran Combined, Veteran 50-59, Veteran 60-69 and Veteran 70+.

Starting with the 2011 Summer Nationals the veteran individual event categories will be:  Veteran 40-49, Veteran 50-59, Veteran 60-69 and Veteran 70+.  National Team selection for the Veteran 50-59, Veteran 60-69, and Veteran 70+ will be based on current procedure of best 2 out 3 results from the 2010-2011 Veteran season tournaments.



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