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New game status: Forfeit

Add a new game status of Forfeit. Treat like a final result for standings purposes. so allow a final score and other stats used in computing standings points.

  • Todd Fouts
  • Apr 25 2016
Frequency Weekly
Which sport(s) does this apply to: Not Sport Specific
Organization type Governing Body
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  • Jake Lunemann commented
    16 Oct, 2017 06:43pm

    So are you currently using Custom Points as a standings setting for your league? If the number of forfeits isn't really big, you can go into each of those games and assign a custom point total to make sure the standings are correct. Totally understand the request if there are a lot of forfeits as it would not be ideal to do that over and over and over.

  • Keith Cattanach commented
    15 Oct, 2017 03:17am

    It is also better to show up as forfeit, just like cancelled does

  • Keith Cattanach commented
    15 Oct, 2017 03:15am

    Has there been any movement on this Suggestion? as I really could be using this right now.  We switched to the bonus point system and I don't think teams forfeiting match should get bonus point because within 7 pts.  I have to now go in and customly edit that match per forfeit.  Please resolve this sooner rather than later thank you

  • Roy Lamberton commented
    29 Aug, 2017 12:18am

    In Baseball/Softball a forfeit is typically scored as a 7-0 or 9-0 loss for the forfeiting team.

    In our point system, we also assess a 3 point penalty (teams get 3 points for a win) so a forfeit is actually 2 losses in the standings. We can do a Kluge in the score reporting by adjusting the points but an automatic penalty for a forfeit would be nice.

  • Keith Cattanach commented
    20 Sep, 2016 12:04pm

    might I add the ability to adjust the amount of points it affects a given team.. i.e in our rugby conference we give teams a 7 point differential between the teams.

  • Judy Seddon commented
    19 Sep, 2016 09:38pm

    Yes please!  

    Every season I have to copy the standings over to excel, enter any forfeit points and post as a document to our site so members can see who is REALLY in first place.  We hit a club and all teams of that gender with -5 for forfeit plus monetary fines. 

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