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How to Set Up Your Own Fantasy Sports Leaderboard

A guide to creating a simple fantasy sports leaderboard for football, baseball, soccer, and basketball, including how to share it with others.


Hello, Fantasy Sports fans! Ever thought about making your fantasy leagues even more exciting by creating a custom leaderboard that you and your friends can interact with? 🏈⚾⚽🏀

A fantasy sports leaderboard for football

In this post, we're diving into how you can improve your fantasy sports experience across football, baseball, soccer, and basketball by setting up an online leaderboard or a league table. Whether you're managing a league with friends, competing in office pools, or just want to add an extra layer of fun to your fantasy sports tracking, our guide will help you create a dynamic leaderboard that is share-able via link and looks great on desktop or mobile devices.

Choosing the right tool

There are of course already a large number of apps and websites that allow you to manage and play online fantasy sports. But maybe you don't want to use one of these tools because:

  • They are too complex
  • They are too expensive
  • They don't have the right features
  • They are over-sized
  • You have a data privacy concerns

For this guide, we'll be using, a versatile and user-friendly tool that lets you create and share leaderboards for virtually any purpose. It's perfect for tracking your fantasy sports rankings and is easy to get started with. You'll be able to generate a leaderboard that's accessible as a standalone webpage, shareable with anyone you'd like to include in the fun.

However, there is no integration of any sports data nor are there any automations for calculating scores based on some formula. If you want to calculate points, use the Excel-based option (see below).

Setting Up Your Fantasy Sports Leaderboard

You have 2 options for creating a leaderboard

1. Use an existing Excel file

If you already have your data in an Excel file, then this is the easiest route to take. You can do all the calculations in Excel and then simply upload the resulting file. To update your leaderboard, you update the Excel file and then upload again. Choose this option if you want to have a real league table.

A fantasy sports leaderboard for football

To get started, click the button below:

After you have created your league table, customize it further by selecting a theme that fits your fantasy sport through the "SETTINGS" option. You can read more about what you can customize in the customization guide.

2. Create a basic leaderboard

Choose this option if you don't want to use Excel. However, this will only allow to have one score per team or player.

  1. First, click on the above 👆 button and enter some basic data about your leaderboard.
  2. Input your league's details, including the names of teams or players, and if you like, add team logos or emojis for a personalized touch.
  3. Once you click "CREATE LEADERBOARD," your leaderboard will be live.

You can easily update standings and scores directly on the platform.

💡 Extra Tip: Premium users can customize their leaderboard even further by uploading a logo. Ensure it's a PNG with a transparent background for the best appearance.

No Cost to Start offers its basic services for free, which is usually sufficient for casual and semi-competitive fantasy leagues. This version is ad-supported. For those looking for more features and an ad-free experience, a premium upgrade is available.

Engaging Your League Members

After setting up, share your leaderboard with your league to make your fantasy sports season more interactive:

  1. Select "PUBLISH" to prepare your leaderboard for sharing.
  2. Choose one of the options shown below to decide on how you want the sharing to work. If you just want to show the public score, choose Share the public link
  3. That's it! You care done.

How to share your fantasy sports leaderboard

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