2011 Fall Sundays Roadmap: REC-SF

TUE 10/4 (2:00PM) — There are upcoming gym issues in SF starting 10/23, so I’m trying to frontload as many games as possible right now. So I’ve swapped Wk #5 to be this Sun 10/9. That means All Show No Go has a bye this Sun 10/9 and everyone else plays. Thanks for your understanding.

TUE 10/4 (12:15AM) — Here’s the roadmap for the season for REC-SF. Each of the 11 teams will play 6 games. That means at least one team will have a bye each week. With double-elimination playoffs, that means each team is guaranteed 8 games played.

In the first round of the playoffs, we will have #11 vs #6, then the winner of that vs #3, and so on. That means the top 5 seeds will not be subject to a doubleheader during the opening week of playoffs. The championship should occur by 12/4, right after the holiday weekend and our specially planned Three-Day Thanksgiving Weekend Tournament (which will hopefully feature a 16-team elimination playoff).

Should there be a Repeat Championship necessitated by the double-elimination format, the plan is to have that on 12/11, ahead of the annual SF Gold Rush Tourney on 12/18, which we can also use as an overflow/makeup weekend. If teams and their players expect 100% attendance, they should not plan any Xmas vacation until Mon 12/19. Failure to plan accordingly can result in an extra fee for any (championship) games we need to specially schedule for you through 12/18.

If you look at the roadmap closely, you can deduce that future blocks of games (each week) could theoretically be juggled to accommodate a schedule quirk here or there. Should you be concerned with anything you see below, please email wylie(at)dreamleague(dot)org and we will explain or fix it.

Remember, in REC here I am trying to do my best to make sure teams are in the right divisions. Since this division is mixed up with 11 teams of varying levels, please use discretion when picking up players who are already playing or should be playing in higher divisions. And whatever happens, you may not have more than 3 players from a higher division.

First of all, REC is supposed to be a division where you don’t care if you win or lose. But even if you did “care” (whatever that means), if it means having a “hired gun” take you to the promised land, well, that’s the very reason why we have higher divisions! I implore you to take the challenge of competing on your own. I encourage you to assemble a team whereby you have no idea how you’ll finish, and that it’s the journey that you value, not the destination. And if it turns out that your journey was an easy one, challenge yourself to put a thicker jungle or a taller mountain in front of you to climb. Try getting past it multiple times. Don’t give up. But if you do decide to drop a division, know that you gave the previous division your best, honest effort. I hope you will all find value in such journeys.

In the roadmap below, if you see red text with a line through it, it means that’s where the game was originally scheduled in a “perfect” template. However, special requests can move those games to other dates, such as denoted in bold green, and a series of swaps can occur, but the matchups will always be fixed. The number of red cross-outs should always equal the number of bold green adds.



UPDATES TO REC-SF ROADMAP:
10/4 – initial post
10/4 – swap Wk #5 to 10/9 due to upcoming gym issues

Date Wk Code Matchup Notes
9/11 pre pre SOFT-LAUNCH OF 2011 SPRING-SUMMER SEASON
9/11 4 8 at 6 Frisco Hawks at NorCal Lighting Frisco EXTRA GM
9/11 7 5 at 7 Hapa at SFFD swap from 10/9
9/18 3 1 at 8 Boom (SF) at Frisco Hawks
9/18 3 2 at 6 Wolverines-REC at Swoosh swap to 10/16
9/18 3 3 at 10 Team CB at Entourage
9/18 3 4 at 11 Handsome Devils at All Show No Go
9/18 3 5 at 9 Hapa at Elite (SF)
9/18 3 bye: 7 bye: SFFD bye SFFD LOCKED
9/25 2 7 at 1 SFFD at Boom (SF)
9/25 2 8 at 2 Frisco Hawks at Wolverines-REC
9/25 2 6 at 3 Swoosh at Team CB Dyn repl’d SFFA here
9/25 2 9 at 4 Elite (SF) at Handsome Devils
9/25 2 11 at 5 All Show No Go at Hapa
9/25 2 bye: 10 bye: Entourage Ent paid last
10/2 1 2 at 3 Wolverines-REC at Team CB
10/2 1 4 at 5 Handsome Devils at Hapa
10/2 1 6 at 9 Swoosh at Elite (SF)
10/2 1 7 at 8 SFFD at Frisco Hawks
10/2 1 10 at 11 Entourage at All Show No Go
10/2 1 bye: 1 bye: Boom (SF)
10/9 5 1 at 4 Boom (SF) at Handsome Devils
10/9 5 3 at 5 Team CB at Hapa
10/9 5 7 at 10 SFFD at Entourage
10/9 5 8 at 9 Frisco Hawks at Elite (SF)
10/9 5 byes: 2, 6, 11 byes: Wolverines-REC, Swoosh, All Show No Go
10/9 3 2 at 6 Wolverines-REC at Swoosh swap from 9/18
10/16 4 2 at 1 Wolverines-REC at Boom (SF)
10/16 4 4 at 3 Handsome Devils at Team CB
10/16 4 8 at 6 Frisco Hawks at Swoosh CANCEL (see 9/11)
10/16 4 11 at 7 All Show No Go at SFFD
10/16 4 10 at 9 Entourage at Elite (SF)
10/16 4 bye: 5 bye: Hapa bye no more
10/16 6 6 at 5 Swoosh at Hapa from 10/30
10/23 7 1 at 10 Boom (SF) at Entourage
10/23 7 2 at 11 Wolverines-REC at All Show No Go
10/23 7 4 at 6 Handsome Devils at Swoosh swap to 10/30
10/23 7 5 at 7 Hapa at SFFD swap to 9/11
10/23 7 byes: 3, 8, 9 byes: Team CB, Frisco Hawks, Elite (SF)
10/30 6 11 at 1 All Show No Go at Boom (SF)
10/30 6 7 at 2 SFFD at Wolverines-REC
10/30 6 6 at 5 Swoosh at Hapa move to 10/16
10/30 6 10 at 8 Entourage at Frisco Hawks
10/30 6 3 at 9 Team CB at Elite (SF)
10/30 6 bye: 4 bye: Handsome Devils bye no more
10/30 7 4 at 6 Handsome Devils at Swoosh swap from 10/9
11/6 n note NOTE: CLOCKS FALL BACK 1 HOUR, PDT ENDS
11/6 p1 playoffs1 playoffs1a: #11 at #6
11/6 p1 playoffs1 playoffs1a: #10 at #7
11/6 p1 playoffs1 playoffs1a: #9 at #8
11/6 p1 playoffs1 playoffs1b: Winner-#9/#8 at #1
11/6 p1 playoffs1 playoffs1b: Winner-#10/#7 at #2 Running Rams
11/6 p1 playoffs1 playoffs1b: Winner-#11/#6 at #3
11/6 p1 playoffs1 playoffs1: #5 at #4
11/13 p2 playoffs2 p2: Winners Bracket
11/13 p2 playoffs2 p2: Winners Bracket
11/13 p2 playoffs2 p2a: Losers Bracket (lowest seeds)
11/13 p2 playoffs2 p2b: Losers Bracket (highest seed)
11/13 p2 playoffs2 p2a: Losers Bracket (remaining seeds)
11/13 p2 playoffs2 p2a: Losers Bracket (remaining seeds)
11/13 p2 playoffs2 p2b: Losers Bracket (mini-final four)
11/20 p3 playoffs3 p3: Winners Bracket
11/20 p3 playoffs3 p3a: Losers Bracket (mini-final four)
11/20 p3 playoffs3 p3a: Losers Bracket (mini-final four)
11/20 p3 playoffs3 p3b: Losers Bracket (mini-final four)
11/27 h holiday MAKEUP WEEKEND — THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
40874 t tourney THANKSGIVING 3-DAY TOURNAMENT
12/4 p4 playoffs4 Last LB Game
12/4 p4 playoffs4 Championship
12/4 s signups SIGNUPS FOR 2012 WINTER-SPRING SEASON
12/11 p5 playoffs5 Repeat Championship (if nec)
12/11 s signups SIGNUPS FOR 2012 WINTER-SPRING CONTINUE
12/18 t tourney SAN FRANCISCO GOLD RUSH TOURNEY
12/18 s signups SIGNUPS FOR 2012 WINTER-SPRING CONTINUE
12/25 h holiday NO GAMES — XMAS HOLIDAY
12/25 s signups SIGNUPS FOR 2012 WINTER-SPRING CONTINUE
1/1 h holiday NO GAMES — NEW YEARS DAY
1/1 s signups SIGNUPS FOR 2012 WINTER-SPRING CONTINUE
1/8 n new 2012 WINTER-SPRING SOFT LAUNCH
1/15 n new 2012 WINTER-SPRING SOFT LAUNCH