If you have been looking for a comprehensive collection of schedules and brackets that can be easily tailored to your events, then look no further. Organizing Successful Tournaments is the definitive resource that will put an end to your search!
Whether you are running a three-team league, a huge tournament, or anything in between, the most competitive and fair schedule or bracket is at your fingertips in this package. This book shows you how to access more than 2,600 web-based Microsoft Word templates as the framework for virtually any tournament. These templates are programmed to automatically create draw sheets in minutes for competitions based on your input of divisions, seeds, locations, dates, and times.
Chapter 1 Types and Selection of Tournaments and Leagues
Chapter 2 Single-Elimination Tournaments
Chapter 3 Multilevel Tournaments
Chapter 4 Double-Elimination Tournaments
Chapter 5 Round Robin Tournaments and Leagues
Chapter 6 Extended Tournaments
Chapter 7 Creative Tournament Solutions
Chapter 8 Seeding and Byes
Chapter 9 Tiebreaking Procedures
Chapter 10 Planning and Conducting Tournaments
John Byl, PhD, is a professor of physical education at Redeemer University College in Ancaster, Ontario, Canada, where he teaches courses such as Organization of Sport and Physical Education. He has directed high school and college intramurals for over 30 years and has coached a variety of sports at the community, high school, and college levels. Byl has edited, authored, and coauthored many books, including 101 Fun Warm-Up and Cool-Down Games, Intramural Recreation: Step-by-Step guide to Creating an Effective Program, and Co-Ed Recreational Games.