The club is in the process of buying a Sport-Ident (SI) timing system that will be used at future meets. The timing system uses an SI card or stick that you wear on your finger. This is inserted into an electronic control box at the flag and your time at the control is recorded. Rather than turning in a pin-punched card, the sequence of controls with your split times are downloaded and printed for you at the finish.
We will rent SI cards for $2 at meets but regular attendees may prefer to buy their own. If your purchase is bundled with the timing system, the price will be discounted by 15%. There are several styles of SI cards (http://sportident.us/SI-Cards_c20.htm). They range in list price from $40.50 to 69.50. The less costly SI-8 card holds 30 punches and is sufficient for any standard meet; other cards are slightly faster and can store more controls.
Please let us know right away (at email@example.com) if you are interested in buying your own card and which style you would like.
As always, let us know if you have any questions!