Second Round Pairing Complete

[Round 2 completely paired] Similarly, competitors five and seven get paired, as do competitors six and eight. The completed worksheet for rounds one and two is shown below.

[Complete worksheet for rounds 1-2]

Now that rounds one and two are complete, you can (and do) write the bout sheets for the first two rounds.

When you have three hundred people at a tournament, which is about average for SCVWA, you can see why this takes all the time between the end of weigh-ins at 8:30 AM and the start of wrestling at 9:30 a.m.

If you are a pairing expert, you are probably wondering why I haven’t covered a very important topic yet. Don’t worry. I will.

For everyone else, just keep reading. The tournament has gotten under way and it’s time to enter scores!