Last spring, USPSA launched the new NROI Work Record function on the USPSA website. The NROI Work Record is accessed through the member Profile or Classification Record pages. In the past, only Range Masters had to log major match work to maintain certification, but now all certified Range Officials can log their work at Level II and above matches.[Read more…] about The NROI Work Record
Archives for March 2019
We have all heard that expression before. It usually is uttered when a stage design isn’t legal, when a shooter is stopped and given a reshoot for a popper not falling, or any other instance where the rules weren’t followed. When it is uttered, all RMs and RMIs (and some RO/CROs) cringe (like finger nails on a chalkboard) and wish they had never heard it.[Read more…] about But it’s only a local match
Let’s get this out of the way up front. The Range Master Program is not for everyone. If you just want the title, want the certificate to hang on your wall, and all the wealth and fame associated with being a Range Master; you are in the wrong place. The Range Master Program is intensive; not a “check the boxes and get the title” type situation.[Read more…] about Joining the Range Master Program
Working major matches (Level II, Level III and Nationals) can be one of the best things you can do for your RO career. You are guaranteed to get more experience and see more “things” at a Major than you will at your local matches and all this adds up to great experience and helps make you a better RO.[Read more…] about Getting Selected for Major Match Staff
Congratulations! Your club has decided to hold a major match and lucky you gets to be the Match Director. That will teach you to miss important meetings…right? In all seriousness, thank you for stepping up. Major matches don’t happen without a lot of good people and one of the first of those to be appointed is the Match Director or “MD”.[Read more…] about Majors and Form C
In my day job, when I sit down with a customer and talk about business processes one of the first questions I ask after they explain the process to me is “Why do you do it that way?” The answer all too often is “Because we have always done it that way.” And that is my cue to take them on the journey of reimagining that business process. What we often find is that as rules/laws/requirements/whatever have changed over time they have bolted on some other sub-process to maintain compliance instead of reworking the entire process to make sure it was efficient. In one notable case from several years ago, a physical piece of paper was hitting the same two desks in adjacent departments three separate times over the course of a few days instead of just taking care of everything necessary the first time it hit each desk. Needless to say, that got fixed.[Read more…] about But we’ve always done it that way!