Originally Posted by GivenRandy
In some tourneys you get points for grabbing the flag, so it makes sense to grab the flag if you can (it's always a judgment call). You also might get more points if you have possession of the flag and time runs out. If it gets close to time running out and you want to make a dash to hang it, you need to have possession of it, of course.
Sorry, my mind is RaceTo only. No millennium or nppl rulebooks in this mind xD
Makes sense to at least make a dash to get a first pull / tansit point
As for dropping it, last I checked if you drop the flag it has to stay where it is until someone else picks it up, however psp raceto rules say you can't conceal the flag while holding, you get a minor. So I don't know what the rules on dropping it would be