Tournament Bracket Instructions

Want to Make Your Own Tournament Bracket?

Step 1: Modify the Google Spreadsheet Template

  • Make a copy of this template. (You'll need to sign-in with your Google account.)
  • Edit the competitors.
    • You may use anywhere from 4 to 64 competitors.
    • Byes will automatically be added to fill up 4, 8, 16, 32, or 64-competitor brackets.
    • Place the strongest competitors at the top of the list. The bracket will automatically match high-seeds against low-seeds to ensure the most competitive matches occur at the end of the tournament.

Step 2: Publish Your Spreadsheet

  • Go to File, Publish to the Web…, then click Publish.

Step 3: Get Your Link

  • Click on the Get the Link Here tab of the template (at the bottom).
  • Click on the link to use your tournament bracket.
    • Click on a competitor to advance them to the next round. Ctrl + click a competitor to erase.
    • Press "Shuffle" to randomize the bracket. Press "Clear" to erase all but the first round. Press "Reload" to return to a seeded bracket.

Step 4: Bookmark and Share

  • Bookmark the page to find it again quickly.
  • Tell your friends and colleagues about

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