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8 Man/Team Compass Draw

Tournament Bracket

Below is a printable 8 Player/Team Compass Draw Bracket. Visit our Compass Draw Tournament Brackets page for a complete explanation on running a Compass Draw Tournament. If you click the "Customize this Bracket" link directly below the image, you can quickly edit the title of the bracket before printing.

8 Player Compass Draw Tournament Bracket

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How to run an 8 Team Compass Draw Tournament

The Bracket
An 8 Team Compass Draw tournament has a total of 12 games, with the first round of 4 games beginning in the center column.

The bracket is labeled with 4 directions on a compass(East, West, Southeast, and Southwest). When a team loses they are moved to a different bracket, winners always just advance in their current bracket. The numbers inside each match represent the order the games are to be played in. Where you see L5, L6, L7 and L8, this is where the loser of each one of those games is to be moved(L stands for loser, the number represents the game number they lost).

Round 1
The first round of the tournament has team names listed down the middle column. The winners of the first round move to the right or the East Bracket, the losers move to the left or the West Bracket.

Round 2

The losers in the second round of the East Bracket drop down to the Southeast Bracket and the losers of the West Bracket drop down to the Southwest Bracket. The winners just move over in their current bracket.

Round 3

The losers are eliminated and the winners are the champions of that particular bracket/compass direction.