# contact the [[Tournament Committee]] at [mailto:email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org] to request sanction, in advance of the deadlines listed below. The [[Media:Tournament_Listing_Information.pdf|tournament listing form]] may be used to gather information about your tournament for sanctioning. If your tournament will use the [[Collins]] (SOWPODS) lexicon, see the page on [[directing SOWPODS tournaments]] for the additional information required.
# ensure that a certified [[tournament director]] will be present throughout your event.
== Kinds of tournaments ==