Events Grid Setup¶
Here you will specify all the events that exist in your competition. You can work through the grid in on the webpage or set it up on a spreadsheet and copy it in. The latter is probably easier as it is simpler to edit.
- Num - Enter a number for your event(s). It can be simple as "1, 2, 3" etc or "R1, R2, R3", or you could use T&F numbers (i.e, T01, F01 etc) - whatever you want. If using letters, these MUST be capitals.
- Event code - Enter your event code. You CANNOT just write whatever you want here. Please see the bottom of this page for the complete list of event codes to use.
- Age Groups - This will default to the World Athletics or UKA defined age groups. List the age groups you want a given event to be available for. Put ALL if it is for everyone. As an example:
- U15,U17,V35,V65 - this would be eligible only for the age groups listed and no-one outside these groups could enter
- Please note you if you have ticked Categorise U20 as Senior in Config, this is for display purposes only; you still need to specify U20 in this grid to accept U20 entries.
- Gender - Similar to above but use "M" and "F". Put "MF" for both genders.
- Category - User defined. Can simply put "SW" or "WHEELCHAIR", etc. Note 1: You cannot have a duplicate event, which is defined by the same event code and category. You need to label a separate category if two events with same code.
- Name - Name your event
- Rounds - This column dictates the structure of the event and denotes whether there will be just one race or heats and finals. The number you type defines the number of heats and you can specify rounds using a comma:
- 1 round with 1 heat: 1
- 1 round with 5 heats: 5
- 2 rounds with 5 heats and 1 final: 5,1
- QF(4), SF(2), F(1): 4,2,1
- Day - The day your event is on. If your event is just over one day then just put "1", otherwise write the day it takes place. If your event has multiple rounds, specify the day of Round 1.
- R1 Time - As above, specify what time Round 1 is scheduled to take place.
- Parent - This relates to Combined Events, such as heptathlon. See the section below. Leave blank if not doing a combined event.
- Entries - This is just a simple count to see how many entries you have in a given event. Click the green "Count Entries" button for it to calculate.
If you want to make sure your events are in chronological order but you are not sure of your final timetable, then give event IDs in order, simply 1, 2, 3, etc. Once your timetable is finalised, click the RENUMBER EVENTS button.
Click SAVE when done.
You need to complete the "parent" column. Please complete it as per the image below.
As you can see the Decathlon has been given event "Num" 11. In the Parent column, for all events (10 in this instance) that belong to your master event (Decathlon), type the event number you gave to the master event (decathlon: 11).
We've put together a table of the event codes available in our system. These are used to specify what your event is.
N.B. Not all events are listed as it would be infinite to list every distance possible. Pay particular attention to distance events as the format is repeated, e.g. 60m, 60H, 5k, 5 miles, 20km walk, 2000m steeplechase, relays, etc
Table of Codes¶
|Other Throw||OT||This is just used as a miscellaneous throw|
|60m||60||Any raw number is assumed to be in metres so 100m = 100.
Writing any number will give you that event in metres
|60m Hurdles||60H||Number+H denotes the distance in metres and hurdles so 110H is 100m Hurdles
Writing any number+H will give you that event in metres as a hurdles event
|2000m Steelechase||2000SC||Number+SC denotes the distance in metres and steeplechase so 3000SC is 3000m steeplechase
Writing any number+SC will give you that event in metres as a steeplechase event
|20km Walk||20KW||Number+KW denotes distance in kilometres (K) and that it is a walk so 50KW is 50 kilometre walk
Writing any number+KW will give that event in kilometres as a walking event
|4X100m Relay||4X100||Simply do the number of people in the team X distance. I.e. 12X5000 would be a 12 person relay team doing 5k each|
|5km||5K||Specify the unit by putting "K" at the end|
|5 miles||5M||Specify the unit by putting "M" at the end|
|5 mile X Country||XC||Simply put XC and denote the distance in your event name|
|Random event where higher is better, i.e. number of press ups||H1||Can use H1 to H9|
|Random event where lower is better, i.e. quickest to complete 100 burpees||L1||Can use L1 to L9|
|Events that have a set time rather than a set distance||T30||The number is in minutes so this example is a Timed 30 minute run. T60 would be an hour|
|Standing Long Jump||SLJ|
|Standing Vertical Jump||SHJ|
|Standing Triple Jump||STJ|
|Shuttle Run 10m*10m||100|
For help with the SportsHall concept and to learn how the events work and codes should be applied, please take a look at the handbook.