"The only thing that is certain, is that nothing is certain. And not even that is certain." (Joachim Ringelnatz, German poet)
Who would have thought at the beginning of… yeah, 2020… THREE years ago that a steady stream of life becomes such a troubled water and this nasty "Pain In The Lung" will be sticking around for so long!?
Utilising the glorious "Always look on the bright side of life" we accepted the challenge in 2020 and jumped into cold water again in 2021 by going fully digital with something which lives from meeting face to face (okay, and Beer & Sausages). Fortunately 2022 lead to safer shores and we hope to continue that in 2023.
It is safe to say that some of the really good outcome could be preserved for longer than the event. Proof? See here
But even with some more lessons learned and brought to life in 2020 and 2021 the loss of energy AND money but especially the tiredness of "Let's meet online" lead to the decision to go back to good ol' analog meetings. That way the beers tastes better!
Going back to in-person in 2022 had certainly its advantanges! It was such a pleasure to see people enjoying the face-to-face meetings and challenges and the overall vibe by meeting again. Still not sure if the pandemic had an impact or where that came from but the seriousness of registrants unfortunately decreased more than usual. This and the massively increased costs had to lead to a price update as well as stricter rules. Please read more in the SALES condition.
Despite all that I'll spare neither costs nor trouble to provide again a save and welcoming enviroment in 2023. If you have any question please add it in the FAQ section. If you have any idea or request (or even found a bug… yes we still keep some to be found) please drop us a note in the CONTACT section.