Episode 20: The 2019 National Final Round (with Iain Lampert)

Episode 20 September 06, 2019 02:27:35
Episode 20: The 2019 National Final Round (with Iain Lampert)
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Episode 20: The 2019 National Final Round (with Iain Lampert)
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Show Notes

On the latest episode, Ben and Drew break down the 2019 National Final Round between Rhodes and Yale, where Yale was eventually stripped of their national title. Iain Lampert, two-time national champion at UCLA and 2019 final round judge joins the podcast to go through his analysis of what he observed during the round, how he scored each team, and how he thinks this impacts the AMTA community moving forward. Finally, Ben and Drew walk through each possible invention and give their perspective on what happened and whether the sanctions were fair and correct.

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