Hello Forum Members
I am part of a group of individuals that are looking to carry out a detailed and wide ranging study into people's responses to the latest best of 1 eliminations system. We will be carrying out surveys every couple of months to collect opinions. We will then use this data to see how people's opinions develop as they experience BO1 more and as they become accustomed to the system.
As a preliminary investigation we would ask that you fill in this short survey, this is very short and it should take only a couple of minutes. We ask that you share this survey around as much as possible to other teams, teammates etc. The more responses the better. Responses will be accepted until 31st August. After this there will be a different survey.
And for those moaning that this is just another pointless BO1 survey:
To collect the best data possible we are not asking just simple yes or no questions. We are instead using a scale from strongly agree to strongly disagree. We feel that this makes it easier for people to express their opinion accurately and it also better shows the distribution of opinions from one extreme to the other.
We will also be looking for representatives to conduct future surveys at competitions that they attend. This will help the survey reach more teams and widen our sample size. If you would like to apply to be a representative for the project please fill in this form here. Representatives can be anyone, mentor, student or event partner. They will need to be regularly attending competitions in their region and be prepared to ask teams the questions in the survey and be able to fill the survey out on their behalf using a smartphone, tablet or computer. Accepted representatives will be notified by the end of August.
The full results for this preliminary survey will be announced at the end of August/start of September. We will attempt to publish every response we receive as well as process, interpret and present the data accordingly.
It should also be noted that we have all accepted that BO1 is here to stay. This project is to look at the long term response to best of 1 eliminations across the entire VEX community. We want this to be the most in depth study done into people’s reactions to BO1 and how opinions change over time. If anyone would like to contribute to project please let us know, we want as much community involvement as possible.