Educational Leagues

Looking for information about PubFight's educational leagues? You've come to the right place!

Educational Leagues

The talented publishing luminaries of tomorrow are being trained at your schools today. You’re doing everything you can to make sure that they are ready to face the challenges of the industry. But wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to test out their assumptions before they had to spend real money (or have a real boss)?

PubFight is the handy training tool developed by BookNet Canada. It’s a great way to apply knowledge to real-life scenarios and find out firsthand what a real fall season looks like in Canadian publishing (without risking a thing). It’s also fun! Educational leagues allow students and other interested parties without access to SalesData an opportunity to test assumptions about publishing strategy and to get a sense of the market.

Because educational leagues run on SalesData feeds from the previous fall season, the game can be played in as long or as short a time as needed. The league administrator (usually a course instructor) controls when the weekly data load goes "live" and can choose to create a daily, weekly, or even hourly update of sales figures.

As educational league players are not able to view SalesData reports for individual titles, BookNet Canada will provide sales information on titles that are comparable to the items on auction to assist in preliminary research.

The following institutions lead education leagues with archived data delivered across particular course schedules (for course instructors and their students):

  • Centennial College
  • Humber College
  • Ryerson University
  • Simon Fraser University
  • York University