FanAppEvents Online Registration FanAppEvent’s online registration creates a seamless, end-to-end experience for you and your participants. A favorite feature among our users, this powerful tool saves tournament and league administrators hours in their day. The FanAppEvents registration platform stands above the competition in three by crucial areas: pricing options, form builder and participant signup. FanAppEvents delivers a comprehensive pricing suite. Admins can regulate payment type, design unique signup incentives and automate receipts. Read on>> When event administrators are ready to create a registration page with a sign up from, FanAppEvents makes it simple with their intuitive, fast easy [...]
Participant Signup Once your registration page is live, it’s time for coaches and organizations to sign up. FanAppEvents is unique because it lets coaches and organizations create and manage a profile for easy event registration and team management. When a participant registers, they can add a number of teams or participants associated with the organization. For example, the organization is Maine South High School. Maine South High School can add all the sports teams (e.g. JV Womans Basketball, V Womans Basketball, JV Mens Basketball, etc.) to their profile for easy, one-stop registration. Of course, teams also have the option to [...]
Event Registration: Pricing Suite FanAppEvents delivers a comprehensive pricing suite. Admins can regulate payment type, design unique signup incentives and automate receipts. First, admins can specify acceptable forms of payments—cash, check or credit. For easy credit payments, FanAppEvents offers a secure integration with Stripe. Next, are the discounts. Event admins can create time-sensitive promo code(s), or incentivize coaches/organizations to sign up multiple participants by offering a volume discount. Furthermore, admins can create a custom pricing structure to encourage early sign up. Finally, admins can automate registration receipts, which are sent immediately after payment is accepted. Finish setting up your event [...]
Setting Up Event Registration When event administrators are ready to create the registration page for signups, FanAppEvents makes it simple with their intuitive, fast easy to follow layout. First, describe the event and define the early bird pricing dates, if applicable. Admins have the option to include a countdown timer so registrants know how long they have until pricing advances to the next level. Then, select or add division that are eligible to register. Next, assign pricing for your event. Finally, it’s time to create the form you want registrants to fill out. Toggle to specify which fields to include [...]
Event Messaging Best Practices How FanAppEvents Messaging Tool is changing the game for tournaments and leagues. A growing number of tournament and league directors are touting FanAppEvents Messaging Platform as their secret weapon to running an efficient and engaging event. From communicating with coaches to generating revenue, from messaging event staff to updating fans, this intuitive tool is one of the most valued and versatile features. To help you get the most of our Messaging Platform, we’ve outlined some best practices you can adopt today. Below are 12 different messages you can send before the event, during the event and after the event. Then, discover [...]
Auto Generate Pool Games After easily auto generating your pools, creating a matchup between teams is fast and easy with Fan App Events. Take the headache out of figuring out who needs to play who with auto generated pool games. You can either specify the number of pool games you want created for each team or it will create all matchups between every team in the pool. <You can also specify if you want to allow cross pool games. Once again, click a button and you are done! All that is left is to schedule these games.
9 Reasons Why You Should Partner with Fan App Events Take the headache out of scheduling (and get back more time in your day)! Our automated scheduler will help you schedule all your games in seconds taking team and venue constraints into consideration. Easy, intuitive interface allows you to spend less time managing the details of your event so that you can spend more time improving other areas (like revenue generators like increasing registrations, more sponsors, merchandise, etc). Promote your sponsors through Fan App Events and make more revenue for your event and/or provide more value to your sponsors. Increase satisfaction among your participants, coaches and fans by having realtime scores, standings, schedules and brackets. Send timely messages when you need to and make your event run smoother. Let your audience know immediately if there is a change in schedule or venue causing less [...]
Automatically Assign Teams To Pools Tournament directors can generate pools for their event in less than 60 seconds. All you have to do is specify the number of pools and whether you want teams from the same city in different pools. Click the button and viola! You now have pools created with teams assigned. (In the example below, we created three pools--A, B and C.) You can always do a manual override by dragging and dropping the teams into a different pool if needed. Now you're ready to generate games for the teams in your pools.
Cultivate Engagement with Tournaments & Events The best tournament directors are constantly looking to generate audience engagement. These directors understand that more engagement equals more growth (including revenue). We surveyed some tournament directors and coordinators that have experienced tremendous growth through better engagement and determined theses tournaments all have 2 priorities in common: Real Time Information Support the Entire Tournament Experience First, let’s define the “audience”. Audience can mean anyone that follows your tournament including--teams, coaches, volunteers, parents/friends/families, local community, sponsors, people not in attendance. Really anyone you engage with for your tournament(s) should be considered “audience”. Now that we have defined audience, let's [...]
The Essential Guide to Growing Your Tournament Tournament directors and coordinators are always looking for ways to grow their tournaments. “Growth” can be defined many ways--revenue, teams, community, volunteers, etc. Creating growth can also mean more challenges. In this blog we'll outline a three-step strategy to growing your tournament without additional challenges. DEFINE GROWTH: To understand growth first you must define what growth means to your tournament or event. Why do we want to grow? How do we measure growth? Revenue Teams Community Volunteers Sponsors Etc… All of the above What are the pros to growth and what unintended challenges may occur? [...]