Running a Hosted Wrestling Tournament from Your Website
One of the biggest fundraisers for a wrestling club is hosting a wrestling tournament. The hardest part of running a wrestling tournament is gathering all of the entries, creating weigh in sheets, and printing brackets. If you have a custom wrestling website, that feature is built in.
Automate Tournament Brackets with a Custom Wrestling Website
If you are a wrestling club admin, how much time do you spend creating wrestling brackets? I bet you spend a couple of days working on it If you are doing in manually. When Owasso Wrestling Club signed up for a site, I was told that the club president always had to skip Thanksgiving in order to get the brackets done on time. She went from a couple of days to create brackets to a couple of hours.
Let’s look at how simple it is to accept tournament entries and print tournament brackets. The first thing you need to do is go to admin>Maintain Hosted Tournaments. Here is what it looks like.
From this screen go to Maintain Hosted Tournaments
Simply enter all of the required values and you are almost done. The next step is add divisions and weights for your tournament
After you have added divisions and weights, your wrestling tournament is now set up on your website. Once you are done, you are ready to have clubs enter on your site, or you can import the tournament entries from another site. I won’t go into a lot of details here, since we have a tutorials section.
Custom Wrestling Website will do Seeded and Random Tournament Brackets
Once you have all of your tournament entries, you are ready to create brackets. If you are running a seeded tournament, you would enter your seeds.
The next step is to create wrestling brackets. It is as simple as selecting a tournament and clicking the create brackets button.
Once you created the wrestling bracket, you can modify or print the brackets. Here is what they look like
Advantages of Printing Wrestling Brackets from Your Wrestling Website
The main advantage is that it saves a ton of time. The brackets look professionally done an allow you to focus on other part of the tournament.
We hope you enjoyed this article. If you are looking for a custom wrestling web site, feel free to contact us and we can get your site up and running in a couple of days. This wrestling website does so much you will wonder how you ever ran a club without it.