Start a tournament

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Start a tournament, opening up first round matches for score reporting. The tournament must have at least 2 participants.


URL

POST https://api.challonge.com/v1/tournaments/{tournament}/start.{json|xml}

Parameters

Name Description
Required
api_key
Your API key (required unless you're using HTTP basic authentication)
Required
{tournament} (in URL string)
Tournament ID (e.g. 10230) or URL (e.g. 'single_elim' for challonge.com/single_elim). If assigned to a subdomain, URL format must be :subdomain-:tournament_url (e.g. 'test-mytourney' for test.challonge.com/mytourney)
include_participants 0 or 1; includes an array of associated participant records
include_matches 0 or 1; includes an array of associated match records