Begin by selecting the fields you would like to have returned with your
results by checking the boxes next to the field names. The available
fields (as they appear on the search page) are as follows:
Team Name (School)
Notice that the Team Name and Rating boxes are checked and grayed out.
That is because they are both returned with every search because they are
the focus of the Born Power Index.
You can select as many or few fields you want returned. A note of caution:
if you have 800x600 resolution or less and you select all of the fields,
the results could become cramped and it could be difficult to read the
Here is an example of what you would check if you wanted the Rank and the
most recent Report Card entry for the teams returned.
Team Name (School)
Moving down the form, you will see an option box with the conference numbers
for that section in it, like:
You are to select the classification to which the school you are looking for
belongs. For example, if your school 'The Best' is in the conference that
is referenced by the Born Power Index as 2 (note that the conference number
has nothing to do with the strength of the conference)
you would select it from the option box so it looks like this:
Right below this option box, there are two round check boxes that allow you
to choose how the results will be sorted. If you select the box next to
the results will be sorted alphabetically by school name. If you
the results will be sorted by rating with the highest rating
at the top of the results. This option is extremely useful in the
conference search because you can have them sorted by rating
so you can see where your team stands relative to the other teams in its
Below that is a button that looks like:
This button sends the information that you have filled out in the form to
a program on the server to search the database. The results are then returned
in the same window.
Below that is a Help button that looks like:
This button will return all of the schools that the Born Power Index
tracks, listed alphabetically with the Conference Names and Conference
Numbers so you can find the conference that your school 'The Best' belongs too.