The teams in the USBC are seeded based on a combination of Individual Positioning Points, Masterpoints & ACBL Performance Points. The seeding points for an individual player are capped at 65. Teams are seeded based on the average seeding points for the team, except that the three teams with byes are seeded on the basis of their PPs. The teams and their seed positions are listed in the table below. To see information about each player's seeding points, download the PDF Spreadsheet of 2012 USBC Seeding Points. The player's IPPs are broken down by event in an Individual Positioning Points Spreadsheet, which you can also download in PDF format. That spreadsheet is based on information from the 2011-2012 Positioning Points Spreadsheet. Finally, for the real gluttons for punishment, to see the ACBL information (masterpoints and ACBL Positioining Points) for players on each of the teams, you can This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to get a PDF with one page for each player on each team. Note that the top 4 finishers in the Round Robin receive additional seeding points, which may change the seeding order for the Knockout stage.Teams may also add or drop players before the USBC, which would change the seeding points.

  Seed   Team Name

Team Average
Seeding Points

     1    Nickell     70 PPs
     2    Diamond     69 PPs
     3    Fleisher     57 PPs
     4    Gordon     42.89
     5    Spector     41.93
     6     Wolfson     39.58
    7     Jacobs     38.65
    8     Mahaffey     38.12
    9      Levine     33.99
   10      Lee     33.63
   11      Milner     29.03
   12     Falk     26.35
   13    Robinson     19.34
   14    Chan     12.15
   15    Rogoff     11.19
   16    Weinstein      7.33
   17      Becker      6.20
   18    Robbins      4.03