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USCA Tournament Director School

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
Event capacity
Simple knockouts: rounds, byes, seeding patterns

Session 2: Scheduling Basics

Realistic game intervals
Standard blocks: seeding, pattern of rounds
Crafting the schedule
Incomplete blocks

Session 3: Real-world Scheduling Issues
Multiple venues
Odd numbers
No-shows, withdrawals
Weather delays
Complex tournaments

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.
Monday, March 20, 2023, 7:00 PM until 8:30 PM
Videoconference information will be provided in an email once payment is received.
Additional Info:
Johnny Mitchell
Jeff Soo
USCA Schools
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Payment In Full In Advance Only
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