Industry Glossary Of Terms

Revised 6/9/17

 

Club

an incorporated business that provides Sport & Social leagues and event as part of its core business

 

League

an activity or sport that is scheduled on a regular basis (usually weekly) matching set opponents over multiple weeks and has playoffs ending in a league champion

 

Social Event

a one-time activity, generally not sports related, for the purpose of entertainment or social networking

 

Sports Event or Tournament

a one-time/one-day activity involving teams (or individuals) in a sport

 

Player

non-unique member of a league. (i.e. 1 person who is on 4 teams is counted as 4 players)

 

Annual Players

the number of non-unique league players in a calendar year. (i.e. 1 player who is on 8 teams in a year is counted as 8 annual players).

 

Participant

non-unique registered attendee of either a League or Social Event. (i.e. 1 person who is on 2 teams and attended 2 social event is counted as 4 participants)

 

Annual Participants

the number of non-unique attendees of either leagues or social events in a calendar year (i.e. 1 person who is on 8 teams and attended 5 social events in a year is counted as 13 annual participants)

 

Team (or League Team)

usually a group of players competing in a league as a group.

 

Annual League Teams

the number of non-unique league teams in a calendar year. (i.e. 1 team that plays in 2 leagues a week, 4 times a year is counted as 8 annual teams)

 

Annual Total Teams

the number of non-unique league AND tournament teams in a calendar year (i.e. A teams that plays in a league 4 times a year plus 2 tournaments is counted as 6 annual total teams)

 

Member

usually anyone who has an active profile within a club’s database. A few clubs have actual paid memberships where this term could have a different meaning.

 

Unique Players

the number of players who have registered in one or more league in a time period. (i.e. A player who has played on 8 teams in a year is counted as only 1 unique player)

 

Unique Participants

the number of people who have registered in one or more league(s), social event(s), or tournament(s) in a time period. (i.e. A person who has played on 8 teams in a year, attended 4 social events, and played in 3 tournaments is counted as only 1 unique participant)

 

Total Attendance

the number of times a player attends a league in a given period (i.e. A league plays 4 seasons a year, has 40 total games in a season with an average of 10 players per team [with 2 teams playing in each game]. Total attendance for that league annually is 3200.)

 

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