What attracts teams to a tournament? Is it the programs that attend? The individuals in a bracket? The tournament director(s)? Is it a combination of all of those and more? The key factor a tournament director must take into account is that the tournament needs to be a “first class” event. You as a tournament director want teams to return year after year. You want teams that previously attended your event to let other teams know what a great tournament you put on. The little extra things that you do or make available to the teams are essential to having a successful competition year after year. Teams that come to your tournaments are expecting the host to run a top-notch event. You must ensure that you do everything possible to make this happen. Here are a couple of things to keep in mind to help you run one of the best events in your area.
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