Originally Posted by BIG T25
This is really confusing (like the rest of the classification system), but for some reason I trust that it makes sense
It is to try and prevent sandbagging. I get the quick and dirt version of how it works and it does make sense.
You earn points based on how your team has done in previous events. So if you have a guy who was donkey stomping D1, and his team goes Pro but he gets cut. He can't then just drop down to a D3 team.