1. Lets get out of Portland Veterans Building
2. Split to 6A and 5A (with actual student counts as a division point so small 5A or a very small 6A could go down)
3. 4A and 3A together and 2A 1A together.
Some will complain that you can't see the "stud bunnies" from other divisions if we split to different venues...
In over 30 years, being in, watching or coaching at the State Tournament I could count on 1 hand matches that I got to watch while coaching.. When I was at 6A level the finals are at one end and the 1A/2A are at the other end. If you level is in the middle you might catch a glimpse of other matches. The same goes for the fans.
If we go to smaller venues and have few divisions at each, the following will happen.
We can have weigh ins at a more reasonable time (no other sport shows up at 5AM to get started).
Fans can see the matches, as well as coaches as there won't be cattle guards wrapped around the area to keep you back from the action.
Cost would be lower for fans as rooms would be more reasonable than Ptld.
Dates could be staggered like Football so that you could go to another tournament to watch those aforementioned stud bunnies.
We need to leave the Vets Blding and Portland in general.
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