In a first for NCRA contests, Jo Ann Bryce, RMR, CRR, of Castro Valley, Calif., won the Realtime Contests five times. She also won the Speed Contest with a total of seven errors and two perfect papers in the Literary and Q&A legs. Bryce was not the only person to turn in a perfect paper in the Literary leg of the Speed Contest: Laura Brewer, RDR, CRR, CBC, CCP, of Los Altos, Calif., and Dana Hayden, RMR, CRR, of Huntsville, Ark., also turned in perfect papers.
Bryce’s percentage score for the Speed Contest was 99.797 percent. Donna Urlaub, RMR, CRR, of Chicago, Ill., earned an overall second place win for the Speed Contest with 18 errors at 99.504 percent. Hayden’s perfect Literary paper gave her the advantage of a third place finish with 18 errors total for a 99.494 percent score.
Bryce’s writing form was only topped by her performance in the Realtime Contest, where she won the contest with a mere five errors and an overall score of 99.756 percent. Dee Boenau, RDR, CRR, CBC, CCP, of Sarasota, Fla., with 13 errors and a 99.394 percent score, took second place. Hayden, with 14 errors and 99.328 percent, took third in the Realtime Contest. While there were no perfect papers, Bryce’s Q&A Realtime paper had only one error.