Have you ever wanted to learn how to be a Tournament Director? As a new benefit of membership, the USCA is offering an opportunity to learn the basics of Tournament Administration from Jeff Soo. When you finish, you'll feel confident that you can run a small club tournament of at least 20-30 people. This event will be held via Zoom over four 90-minute sessions. You must
plan to attend each session. Hurry and sign up as space is limited
Each session to include a mix of general event management issues and scheduling techniques. Participants are expected to complete reading assignments before each session, and will be assigned homework after each of the first three sessions.
Session 1: Event Management Basics
Roles and responsibilities
Simple knockouts: rounds, byes, seeding patterns
Session 2: Scheduling Basics
Realistic game intervals
Standard blocks: seeding, pattern of rounds
Crafting the schedule
Session 3: Real-world Scheduling Issues
Session 4: Etc.
GC and AC rankings
USCA reporting requirements
Please note that all times are in the US Eastern zone.
Monday, March 20, 2023, 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM
Wednesday, March 29, 2023, 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM
Monday, April 03, 2023, 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM
Monday, April 10, 2023, 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM
Participants who successfully complete all four sessions will receive a Certificate of completion from the USCA.
Please contact our office if you have any questions.