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How do I create a top # of Teams and bottom # of Teams playoff bracket?

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If you need to create separate Playoff brackets, one for the Top # of Teams and one for the Bottom # of teams, you can use the 2nd Playoff option to do so following the steps below:

How to set up Division for two Playoff Brackets:

  • Go to Schedules > Leagues & Divisions.
  • Select the desired Division.
  • From the Division's Standing page, go to 1 Configuration > Scheduling. 
  • Check the box for Playoff and 2nd Playoff.

How to configure the Playoff Brackets for Top # of Teams:

  • For Playoff Configurations, use the drop downs to set up your configurations for the 1st Playoff bracket.

How to configure the Playoff Brackets for Bottom # of Teams:

  • For 2nd Playoff Configurations, use the drop downs set up your configurations for the 2nd Playoff bracket.
    • For Playoff Seed Method, select Manual.
    • For # of Playoff Teams, select Top # of Team. (Note: The system does not say Bottom # of Teams, but this is what you will use it for).
  • Click the Save button.
  • Now you can go to the Create Schedule > Playoff tab and create the first Playoff Bracket for the top 3 teams.
  • Then go to the Create Schedule > 2nd Playoff tab to create the Playoff Bracket for the bottom # of teams (you will manually place these teams).
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