Team Number vs Rank in alliance selection

Last year at worlds, we were ranked 13th going into alliance selection. As the selection took place, the teams were listed in number order not by rank as it is done at local competitions in Wisconsin. I believe this had an adverse effect on our team because we were not selected. How will the teams be listed this year?

I second the idea of teams being listed by Rank.
It is a simple change for the Tournament Manager,

You might want to ask for an Official Answer from Karthik.

Leave poor Karthik alone – this is in the right sub-forum. I’ll make sure this gets to the right people.

Which way has it been decided that the team will be listed?