Providing World Class Scheduling for ALL Levels of Sport


At Optimal Planning Solutions, we are uniquely qualified in that we are able to synthesize our strong sports background with leading-edge optimization technology. With over 20 years in the sports industry, we have unmatched experience dealing with the specific scheduling objectives and constraints that must be considered during the scheduling process. Furthermore, we are on the leading edge of optimization technology, specifically with the application of parallel processing and cloud-based computing to optimization.

Professional Leagues and Competitions


We are the global leader in providing optimization-based scheduling solutions to the sports industry. We have been providing software and consulting services to professional sports leagues and international sporting competitions since 1999. Our client base covers a broad spectrum of sporting events and competitions across North America, Europe, Australia, and Africa. We believe that the playing schedule can be one of the most effective marketing tools for a league and its teams. Our proprietary software and solving tools can deliver schedules that:

  • Maximize broadcast viewership and attendance, by placing the highest-potential games in the highest-potential time slots.
  • Ensure competitive fairness and respect player health and welfare.
  • Balance the needs of all stakeholders: Teams, broadcasters, venues, and fans!

Amateur and Community-Based Leagues and Competitions


We also offer a simple and intuitive web-based service for scheduling amateur or community-based leagues and competitions. This scheduling service offers many of the features used by our professional clients and allows users to create dozens or even hundreds of youth/amateur schedules with just a few clicks.

Professional Version

Community Version

Our Clients


Testimonials


We chose Optimal Planning Solutions because they were able to best solve all of our complex issues as they relate to schedule-making. The company not only understood our unique requirements but also created a tool that greatly improves the timeliness of our scheduling process as well as the quality of the schedule.

Michael North, VP of Broadcast Planning

Creating Major League Soccer's game schedule is undoubtedly one of the most complex, challenging and important undertakings each year. Optimal Planning Solutions understood this from the beginning and helped simplify the process and maximize the schedule's potential whilst considering travel constraints, key match-ups, overall balance and much more. Optimal Planning Solutions were very responsive, thorough and service oriented. Major League Soccer gladly endorses Optimal Planning Solutions schedule making services as they are not fully satisfied until you are fully satisfied.

Brad Pursel, SVP, Media

The degree of complexity involved with producing the schedule is a mammoth task. To our surprise, none of our constraints or requests daunted Optimal Planning Solutions and within days we had a number of alternative schedules which more than exceeded our expectations. I would have no reservations at all about recommending the virtues of Optimal Planning Solutions to any other sporting organisation wrestling with the complexity of producing the best possible schedule to meet their specific requirements.

Graham Annesley, C.O.O., National Rugby League

Partners


More than 2,500 companies in over 40 industries turn data into smarter decisions with Gurobi. The Gurobi Optimizer enables users to state their toughest business problems as mathematical models and then finds the best solution out of trillions of possibilities. Gurobi Optimizer can also become a decision-making assistant, guiding the choices of a skilled expert or even run in fully autonomous mode without human intervention.

Solving large complex optimization problems can be the difference between success and failure in today's marketplace. FICO Xpress Optimization allows businesses to solve their toughest problems, faster. FICO’s deep portfolio of optimization options enables users to easily build, deploy and use optimization solutions that meet their needs. Standard capabilities include scalable high-performance solvers and algorithms, flexible modeling environments, rapid application development, comparative scenario analysis and reporting capabilities, for on-premises and cloud installations

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform, offering over 200 fully featured services from data centers globally. Millions of customers—including the fastest-growing startups, largest enterprises, and leading government agencies—are using AWS to lower costs, become more agile, and innovate faster.

Contact US


Location

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Phone Number

+1 250-307-6267

Email

Info@optimalplanning.com