This is a basic guide on how to setup a league on LeagueRepublic.
Here is a short video on our basic setup:
We recommend you follow these steps:
1. Enter basic league information and select a plan trial
You can do this from our home page www.leaguerepublic.com and follow the setup through to creating your first season and choosing a plan trial.
2. Setup Divisions / Cups and add teams to them
Choose the format for your league by setting up divisions and / or cups. Then add teams to them. Check out this article: https://help.leaguerepublic.com/getting-started/how-to-structure-your-league-with-divisions-cups-and-other-matches
For singles and doubles divisions or cups (where 1 player or 2 players are the team) then select the team type option "singles" or "doubles".
Once you have created a division or cup with teams all of the other menu options will be unlocked.
You can now view your public site by clicking on the "View Site" button in the menu.
3. Schedule your matches
Matches can be uploaded in a spreadsheet:
Using the main menu: Schedule > Create Matches > Spreadsheet Upload
Manually create entered in:
Schedule > Create Matches > Manual Division Matches
Created using a scheduling tool:
Either the Template or Advanced scheduler. Please read: https://help.leaguerepublic.com/en/articles/3860202-options-for-creating-a-schedule
Matches for cups (including group stages) get created within the cup system. Cup matches will get automatically created when teams advance from one round to the next.
4. Decide on your result approval system
Visit the options for results locking and approval in:
Setup > Settings > Approval and Locking
Decide whether you want results to be approved by a league administrator before they are shown as a final score and adjust the table / standings.
Decide whether you want to lock matches so that results can no longer be changed.
5. Enter some results and check scoring system
Enter some results for matches that have been created going to "Results" in the main menu.
Make sure you approve them if you have approval enabled.
Click on "View Site" from the menu and the table / standings will be updated.
You can change the way the standings are displayed and how it is ranked in:
Setup > Standings Setup
Check out this article on changing the scoring system https://help.leaguerepublic.com/league-setup/standings/changing-the-way-the-standings-are-ranked
6. Create administrators
To create additional league administrators with the same rights as you read https://help.leaguerepublic.com/people-and-roles/creating-additional-league-administrators - do not share your sign in credentials!
If you want to create team administrators to enter results then https://help.leaguerepublic.com/people-and-roles/creating-team-administrators
7. Create some Site Builder content
Create some news articles in:
Site Builder > News
8. Create players
You can create players on teams via creating registration campaigns, uploading players via a spreadsheet and by manually creating them on the squad page, details are here https://help.leaguerepublic.com/people-and-roles/how-to-create-players-on-a-team
9. Start recording player stats
For stat setup guides visit:
NOTE: For details on the scoring and statistics setup for specific sports, please read: