“THE SECOND YEAR FOR A NEW SYSTEM” – THE WEIRD PRACTICALITY OF OBJECTIVE SCORING IN 1974

The objective scoring system—also called the points-per-maneuver system, or the Hang Ten system—was created as an alternative for the subjective system, which is the way we’re doing it today. Objective scoring was invented in 1972. It was used here and there for about five years, in both professional and amateur contests, then disappeared. On one…