Absolutely. For better........mostly for worse......but you need a system somehow.
So not completely useless at all. Nothing worse than being clearly over or under-seeded for a tournament, especially one that you travel to.
And the longer you travel, the more likely the organizers are to rely on the gotsoccer points.
If anyone reading this has any influence or contacts there, please ask them to fix -- it's impacting Fall kickoff tournaments right now and will impact Columbus Day tournaments soon.
Every other NYCSL NPL league has points. It's 13 relatively competitive teams that are one whole league season short on points compared to Metro, EDP and all other teams.