'skope wrote:i'm wondering whether the cup needs a major overhaul next year? with the the diminishing number of participants, i think the league format of the PROG/60s cups etc is much more appealing. the knock-out format tends to lead to reduced participation during the voting, whereas the league format seems to maintain interest. i suppose the only draw-back would be that it would go on for months. anyway, food for BCB thought.
It is the only Cup that currently has the list vs list-format, it would be a shame if all Cups would have the same format. With the diversity of the lists in this Cup I don't think that justice will be done to the singular attraction of the entries, in that the mix of songs determines which is the better.
I would support a pool-kind of Cup, where you have 5 players each that supply four tracks in a direct list-shoot out with each other- the winners of the pools would have their entries combined to one list that will go head to head in a knock-out kind of phase.