Pay 20 deep - yes
Top 10 with an autoqual for next year - no! Means you lose them from your brand for the next 12 months. Or worse they race with a competitor's brand!
Monument at IMA (a nightmare to get to for anyone from o/s, town struggles with capacity as it is) - no
Monument at IMNZ (same Oceania region, 4 hours drive from big airports...) - no
Monument at Roth - your main competitor's biggest event?! - no
No monuments in North America - your biggest market! - no
Keep the big non-Hawaii races as Cairns, Frankfurt, somewhere fun in Asia (Japan may actually work well i