To Add a New Schedule to a Division without using a Template, select a Current Seasons, set the Scheduling Method to Automatic Generator, and click on the Add a Schedule to this Division  Add a Schedule to this Division icon in the Options column next to the Division's Name. From here creating a new Schedule is divided into 8 Steps.

NOTE: You can select multiple items from most of the following lists using the Shift or Ctrl keys.

SportsStandings.com Administration - Add a Schedule: Step 1 Step #1: The Game Times you have setup for this Division's Sport will appear in the list on the left. If you have not set any Game Times for this Sport, click on the Edit Time List link and follow the steps outlined for Setting up Game Times. Select all of the Game Times you would like to have Games Scheduled from this list and then click the Add button. The Game Times you selected will be moved from the Available list to the Selected list. To change Game Times back to being Available, select them from the Selected list and click on the Remove button.

SportsStandings.com Administration - Add a Schedule: Step 2 Step #2: The Fields you have setup for this Division's Facilities will appear in the list on the left. If you have not set any Fields or Facilities for this Sport, click on the Edit Facilities link and follow the steps outlined for Setting up Facilities and Fields, or alternatively you could check the Show All Facilities box to show all your League's Fields regardless of the Sport with which they are associated. Select all of the Fields on which you would like to have Games Scheduled from this list and then click the Add button. The Fields you selected will be moved from the Available list to the Selected list. To change Fields back to being Available, select them from the Selected list and click on the Remove button.

SportsStandings.com Administration - Add a Schedule: Optional Optionally you can customize your selection of Game Times and Fields even further by clicking the Customize time slots within chosen facilities link. First you must have at least 2 Game Times and at least 2 Fields Selected. This will open a popup window with all the chosen Game Times mapped with all the chosen Fields. Use the checkboxes to individually select which Fields can use which Game Times. Clicking on the Field Name or Time Slot links will toggle the corresponding row or column of checkboxes. When you are done click on the Finish button to save your changes or the Cancel button to close the window without saving.

SportsStandings.com Administration - Add a Schedule: Step 3 Step #3: You have two options to select which days you would like your Schedules to use. If you would like to Schedule Games on the same reoccurring days use the checkboxes labeled with each day of the week. For example, if you would like to only Schedule on weekends, only check the Sat and Sun boxes. If you would like to be more specific with the Dates you wish to Schedule click the Select Dates button. This will open a popup window with a Calendar. Use the navigation controls to change the Month and Year, and place select the checkboxes on every Date you wish to use for Scheduling. When you are done, click the Finished button to populate the list of Exact Dates. The Clear button will uncheck all checkboxes on the page.

Step #4: If you have any specific Dates you wish not to use in Scheduling regardless of what Day they may fall on click the Select Dates button. This will open a popup window with a Calendar. Use the navigation controls to change the Month and Year, and place select the checkboxes on every Date you wish to use for Scheduling. When you are done, click the Finished button to populate the list of Blackout Dates. The Clear button will uncheck all checkboxes on the page.

Step #5: If you would like Teams to have the option of playing back-to-back on the same night, select Yes to the Double Header option.

NOTE: A Double Header with one round chosen will actually produce a Schedule where each Team faces each other twice.

Step #6: Select the Schedule Type of either Round Robin or Guaranteed Games. Also select the number of Robin Rounds or Guaranteed Games you want from the drop down list.

NOTE: All Playoff rounds must be added manually after the initial creation of the Schedule.

Step #7: The Position of Teams in the Division will affect how Schedules are generated. To change the Position Order of your Teams, select one Team from the list and click on either the Move Up or Move Down buttons accordingly. Do this for each Team which needs its Position changed. If changes to the number of Teams are necessary, click on the Edit Teams link.

Step #8: Finally select the type of Administration Interface you would like to use to Edit the Schedule about to be generated. You can select to show all the games at once, where you can press a button to edit any Games info, or you can show pages of 10 games at a time, which relies more heavily on drop down menus.
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Review your Games and make any necessary changes. When you are finished click the Create Schedule button to finalize your Schedule. Any further editing can be done in the Edit Schedules section.