Downward Movement Procedures
 

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Included here are the rules for downward movement. Please read these and check your eligibility here before petitioning the board.

4.7 Movement Procedure

  1. Player responsibilities
    1. Any AA player wishing to play in A Division should look up their final season stats at http://rmda.org/stat_archive/ to determine where they finished in AA, they should look at the column marked “% Ranked”. This will give them their percentage within AA.
      1. If their percentage is higher than 30% they are not eligible to move.
      2. If their percentage is 10% or lower, they are automatically approved to move. The player should send an email to the Statistician (stats@rmda.org) and the Secretary (secretary@rmda.org) with their name and RMDA # stating that they intend to move from AA to
      3. If their percentage is higher than 10% and lower than 30.1%, they should contact their commission to request a statistics review. Additionally, it is recommended that the player give specific reason(s) for the request.
    2. Any player wishing to drop from Masters to AA must inform a AA/Masters Commissioner in writing. These requests will always require a stats review.
    3. Any player wishing to drop down to B must inform an A Commissioner in writing. These requests will always require a stats review.
    4. If a player does not agree with the decision communicated to them from the RMDA Secretary, they can appeal the Board decision with a written communication to their current Commissioner. It is recommended that the player give specific reasons for the appeal.
  2. Commissioner Responsibilities
    1. Upon receipt of a written request for downward movement, the Commissioner must contact the Statistician with 48 hours to begin the review process.
  3. The Board reserves the right to move players into a higher division between seasons.