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 two 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 2013 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 2012-2013 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. Teams may  add or drop players before the USBC, which would change the seeding points.

The actual seed order will be based on some random shuffles after the qualifiers for the Round of 16 are known. Seeds 3 and 4 will be randomly drawn into positions 3 and 4; seeds 5 & 6 will be randomly drawn into positions 5 & 6; seeds 7 & 8 will be randomly drawn into positions 7 & 8; seeds 9 - 12 will be randomly drawn into positions 9 - 12; seeds 13 & 14 will be randomly drawn into positions 13 & 14 (there are no 15 and 16 because teams 1 and 2 have byes to the Quarterfinal.

  Seed   Team Name

Team Average
Seeding Points

     1    Fleisher     102 PPs
     2    Nickell     97 PPs
     3    Diamond     63.76
     4    Gordon     57.91
     5    Spector     51.98
     6    Blanchard     46.77
    7    Mahaffey     32.50
    8    Milner     31.51
    9    Kranyak     30.57
   10    Weinstein     22.02
   11     Aker     20.79
   12     Kolesnik     20.30
   13     Harris     19.56
   14     Robinson     18.47
   15     Ivatury     14.60
   16    Baseggio      7.55