It is currently Wed Nov 26, 2014 2:20 pm

All times are UTC - 4 hours [ DST ]





Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 9 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Scoring and Tie-breakers
PostPosted: Sun Apr 19, 2009 11:50 am 
Offline
Purveyor of Truth & Justice
Purveyor of Truth & Justice
User avatar

Joined: Thu Dec 23, 2004 3:03 pm
Posts: 26074
Location: North Carolina
MATCHING
The whole point of mock drafts is to get the right player on the right team. Therefore, matching the correct player to the correct team gives you the most points. You will be rewarded 2 points if you match the correct player to the correct team.

PLACING
If you do not correctly match the player to the right team, but that player still winds up being a first round pick, then you will receive 1 point.

ORDERING
here is also going to be emphasis placed on the correct order of players selected, given that is the most difficult notion to predict. If a player is selected in the correct order, then you will receive 1 point, in addition to any other points earned. For every pick that player is incorrectly ordered, 0.1 points will be subtracted.

For example, if you have a team selecting Player A twelfth overall, but he winds up being the sixth overall pick, then you will receive 0.4 points (12 - 6 = off by 6 picks, 1.0 - 0.6 = 0.4 pts).

In this year's draft, you will also be picking the Falcons second round pick as well. Matching the player, and order will be the same as it will be for the first round. The only difference is that you will be correctly placing the player in the second round, which will gain you that point.

SCORING EXAMPLE
This means that the maximum amount of points you can receive for any pick is four points. Here's an example of the scoring system using 2011 draft:

YOUR MOCK:
1. Carolina - Cam Newton
2. Denver - Patrick Peterson
3. Buffalo - Marcell Dareus
4. Cincinnati - A.J. Green
5. Arizona - Blaine Gabbert
6. Cleveland - Julio Jones
7. San Francisco - Von Miller

ACTUAL DRAFT:
1. Carolina - Cam Newton
2. Denver - Von Miller
3. Buffalo - Marcell Dareus
4. Cincinnati - A.J. Green
5. Arizona - Patrick Peterson
6. Atlanta - Julio Jones
7. San Francisco - Aldon Smith

You would score the following for each pick:

1. Correct Match + Placement + Order = (2 + 1 + 1) = 4 points
2. Correct Placement + Incorrect Order = (1 + 0.3) = 1.3 points
3. Correct Match + Placement + Order = (2 + 1 + 1) = 4 points
4. Correct Match + Placement + Order = (2 + 1 + 1) = 4 points
5. Correct Placement + Incorrect Order = (1 + 0.5) = 1.5 points
6. Correct Placement + Order = (1 + 1) = 2 points
7. Correct Placement + Incorrect Order = (1 + 0.5) = 1.5 points

So in this example mock, you're score would be 16.3 points.

I hope you grasp the gist of this.

TIE-BREAKERS

1. The most points accumulated via the Falcons pick(s). For example, if due to order you earn 3.8 points for the Falcons pick and the person tied with you only accumulates 3.1 points.
2. The most matches in the first round of the draft.
3. The most matches in the first 10 picks of the first round. Subsequent tie-breakers will apply the most matches in the first 20 picks, followed by the Top 30. The only way there should be a tied after this point is if people submit identical mock drafts.

You are more than welcome to predict as many trades as you want, as this year you may actually receive credit for correctly predicting them.

The maximum number of points that can be scored is 132 points, although a score of 60 would be a very strong showing.

I'm sure a lot of people will be confused, but don't stress about it. You're still getting more credit for matching players to the right team, so that still is the thing you should probably focus most on. It's just that now you are getting some credit for correct order.

_________________
"Vincere scis, Hannibal, victoria uti nescis" -- Maharbal, 216 B.C.E.


Top
 Profile E-mail  
 
 Post subject: Re: Scoring and Tie-breakers
PostPosted: Thu Apr 14, 2011 12:58 am 
Offline
Purveyor of Truth & Justice
Purveyor of Truth & Justice
User avatar

Joined: Thu Dec 23, 2004 3:03 pm
Posts: 26074
Location: North Carolina
This is the same scoring system used in 2009 and 2010 contests, except 2nd round projections are no longer factored in 2011.

_________________
"Vincere scis, Hannibal, victoria uti nescis" -- Maharbal, 216 B.C.E.


Top
 Profile E-mail  
 
 Post subject: Re: Scoring and Tie-breakers
PostPosted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 6:26 pm 
Offline
Superstar
Superstar
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jan 17, 2006 5:30 pm
Posts: 2347
SO WE ARE ONLY DOING ROUND 1 THIS YEAR???? Sorry for caps but I was gonna work on tonight, but if I only have to do round 1 thats much much easier.

I think sacrificing round 2 but adding the order piece to round one is two great adjustments from last year fwiw.

_________________
Good is the Worst Enemy of Great


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Scoring and Tie-breakers
PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 12:47 am 
Offline
Purveyor of Truth & Justice
Purveyor of Truth & Justice
User avatar

Joined: Thu Dec 23, 2004 3:03 pm
Posts: 26074
Location: North Carolina
Just 1 round.

_________________
"Vincere scis, Hannibal, victoria uti nescis" -- Maharbal, 216 B.C.E.


Top
 Profile E-mail  
 
 Post subject: Re: Scoring and Tie-breakers
PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 2:40 pm 
Offline
Superstar
Superstar
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jan 17, 2006 5:30 pm
Posts: 2347
Gotcha. What are this years prizes?

_________________
Good is the Worst Enemy of Great


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Scoring and Tie-breakers
PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 2:40 pm 
Offline
Superstar
Superstar
User avatar

Joined: Tue Jan 17, 2006 5:30 pm
Posts: 2347
Oh also, whats the submission deadline on Thursday?

_________________
Good is the Worst Enemy of Great


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: Scoring and Tie-breakers
PostPosted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:40 pm 
Offline
Purveyor of Truth & Justice
Purveyor of Truth & Justice
User avatar

Joined: Thu Dec 23, 2004 3:03 pm
Posts: 26074
Location: North Carolina
7 pm EST, 1 hour before the draft.

_________________
"Vincere scis, Hannibal, victoria uti nescis" -- Maharbal, 216 B.C.E.


Top
 Profile E-mail  
 
 Post subject: Re: Scoring and Tie-breakers
PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2012 5:18 pm 
Offline
Purveyor of Truth & Justice
Purveyor of Truth & Justice
User avatar

Joined: Thu Dec 23, 2004 3:03 pm
Posts: 26074
Location: North Carolina
Note, I've updated the scoring to reflect that the 2012 contest will only include 1 round + an additional Falcons pick.

_________________
"Vincere scis, Hannibal, victoria uti nescis" -- Maharbal, 216 B.C.E.


Top
 Profile E-mail  
 
 Post subject: Re: Scoring and Tie-breakers
PostPosted: Tue Apr 24, 2012 10:17 am 
Offline
Draught Guru
Draught Guru
User avatar

Joined: Mon Oct 01, 2007 7:32 am
Posts: 5075
Pudge wrote:
Note, I've updated the scoring to reflect that the 2012 contest will only include 1 round + an additional Falcons pick.


:up:

_________________
"what if there were no hypothetical situations?"


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 9 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 4 hours [ DST ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to: