Bracket Challenge: Which ISL Team Has the Best Logo?

We’ve got official logos for all 8 of the International Swimming League year one franchises, and the only logical thing to do is have them compete head-to-head in a bracket.

We’ll match up the 8 logos in one-on-one polls, letting the fans pick their favorites. The logo with the most votes in each poll will move on to the next round. Our plan is to run round 1 for about a week, with logos moving on to the next poll bracket late next week.

Seeding was determined randomly, as were the matchups. Some franchises have multiple logos, but we tried to determine the main logo for each team.

ISL Logo Bracket

Round 1 Polls

Energy Standard vs London Roar

Which ISL team has the better logo?

  • London Roar (90%)
  • Energy Standard (10%)
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DC Trident vs Iron

Which ISL team has the better logo?

  • DC Trident (58%)
  • Iron (42%)
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LA Current vs Cali Condors

 

Which ISL team has the better logo?

  • Cali Condors (72%)
  • LA Current (28%)
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Aqua Centurions vs New York Breakers

Which ISL team has the better logo?

  • New York Breakers (61%)
  • Aqua Centurions (39%)
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The International Swimming League is set to begin this fall, featuring 8 inaugural franchises across Europe and the United States. You can find full rosters, updates and other news on our International Swimming League channel here.

Here’s a refresher on the meet schedule:

  • Indianapolis, IN, USA  – October 4-5
  • Naples, Italy, Europe – October 12-13
  • Lewisville, TX, USA – October 18-19
  • Budapest, Hungary, Europe – October 26-27
  • College Park, MD, USA – November 15-16
  • London, England, Europe – November 23-24
  • Las Vegas, NV, USA – December 20-21

The schedule runs every weekend in October, sometimes on Friday-Saturday and sometimes on Saturday-Sunday. There’s a two-week gap early in November before two more consecutive weekends, and then about a month gap to the league championship in December.

Here’s which teams will compete in each meet:

GROUP A GROUP B DERBIES FINALS
DATE October 4-5, 2019 October 18-19, 2019 November 15-17, 2019 December 20-21, 2019
LOCATION INDIANAPOLIS, IN LEWISVILLE – DALLAS, TX WASHINGTON, DC LAS VEGAS, NV
TEAMS Cali Condors LA Current Cali Condors US Team
DC Trident New York Breakers DC Trident US Team
Aqua Centurions Team Iron LA Current European Team
Energy Standard London Roar New York Breakers European Team
DATE October 12-13, 2019 October 26-27, 2019 November 23-24, 2019
LOCATION NAPLES, ITALY BUDAPEST, HUN LONDON, GBR
TEAMS Aqua Centurions Team Iron Aqua Centurions
Energy Standard London Roar Energy Standard
Cali Condors LA Current Team Iron
DC Trident New York Breakers London Roar

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Well
2 years ago

Oof…. rough looks

The michael phelps caterpillar
2 years ago

I just lost the ability to see looking at these. Oh no.

sscommenter
2 years ago

wild move of the ISL to have a bunch of random styles. any brand/marketing professional coulda told you to give them a similar look so they can easily be associated with the ISL league. on their own, they look cool -i’d never discount the hard work of the creatives, (stephen a smith voice) -howeva- they look sloppy as a whole group

Take a page from the Premier Lacrosse League, the team’s and logo’s are city based -great color schemes + they all look like they’re a part of the same league

gator
Reply to  sscommenter
2 years ago

lacrosse is boring as are their league logos

Well
Reply to  gator
2 years ago

Your opinion is now null and void

sscommenter
Reply to  gator
2 years ago

fastest sport on land, year 1 of an athlete owned league. they’ve been huge in their web presence/social media takeovers. swimming could learn a thing or two

SwimMom
Reply to  sscommenter
2 years ago

Wait…. does that mean the NFL does a poor job because there is no standardization across logos for all participating teams???? SMH

sscommenter
Reply to  SwimMom
2 years ago

there is absolutely standardization of NFL logos, what are you talking about? my argument is these logos look like they’re created in different computer programs from different decades.

Swimfan
2 years ago

Are the meets SCM or LCM

Thomas
2 years ago

Aqua Centurions logo is the worst in my opinion. Looks like a default title page of Microsoft PowerPoint.

Siphiwe Baleka
2 years ago

All of them are pretty disappointing.

SWIM DOG
2 years ago

Energy Standard looks like a rising tech startup lmao

Swimmer
2 years ago

There still no information on meet structure, schedule, format etc. It would be nice to know this in order to make travel arrangements. It’s less than 2 months out.

Admin
Reply to  Swimmer
2 years ago

There is a schedule. In terms of structure, scoring, etc…we’ve been asking. Over, and over, and over again. The response has been lots of promises for answers, but very little actual answers.

The focus right now seems to be very much on “messaging” the league, and selling what an emotional hullabaloo the whole thing is. I think if they don’t start turning their eyes toward the actual competition, they’re doing themselves more harm than good.

Here’s the schedule if you missed it upon release: https://swimswam.com/isl-reveals-inaugural-competition-calendar-vegas-baby/

Swimmer
Reply to  Braden Keith
2 years ago

Thanks Braden.

DrSwimPhil
Reply to  Braden Keith
2 years ago

You’re assuming they’re actually going to start on time…

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