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This article is designed to walk you through how you create an event or a game on your schedule upload template. 

  • Standard Event: Something along the lines of practices, a board meeting, tryouts, etc. 
  • Game: A game for a certain team. 

Creating a Standard Event

The fields listed below with a (*) will signify what fields are required when creating a standard event.

  • Start_Date*
  • Start_Time*
  • End_Date*
  • End_Time*
  • Title*
  • Description
  • Location 
  • Location_URL,
  • All_Day_Event: If you wish to designate the event as All Day enter a value of "1")
  • Event_Type: This field is ignored and can be left blank when adding a standard event.
  • Tags: There must be at least one value within this field that maps to a Team/Division code found on the Schedule Upload page.  To tag the event to multiple pages separate each id with a pipe/vertical bar, "|". (i.e. 1023|1030|1232|21412). 
    • NOTE: Keep all columns after Tags on the template. If you are not filling them in, you can keep them blank. These need to remain in the template to successfully upload events.

Creating a Game

Creating games will add them to the teams calendar page and will also display games within the "Game Schedule" for the teams attached to the game.  If you are creating a game that is part of a League, you must have a valid Home and Away team. If you are creating a game where the opponent team is not within the hierarchy of your website you can simply type in a name for the opposing team. The fields listed below with a (*) will signify what fields are required when creating a game.

  • Start_Date*
  • Start_Time*
  • End_Date*
  • End_Time*
  • Title: The title of the Game will automatically be built based on the home and away team (i.e. Away Team Name at Home Team Name)
  • Location
  • Location_URL: A valid url, please be sure to include http:// or https://.
  • All_Day_Event: This field will be ignored, a Game always has to have a start time and cannot be all day long.
  • Event_Type*: This field must have a value of "Game" in order for a Game event to be created.
  • Tags: Optional, you can add additional tags to the Game event. (i.e. if you want to designate a referee schedule you could tag the event to a referee page. If you want to tag multiple pages, you must use the use the pipe/vertical bar character (i.e. "|") to separate each id. (i.e. 1023|1030|1232|21412) By default both Team1_ID and Team2_ID will be tagged to the Game event.
  • Team1_ID*
  • Team1_Is_Home*: By default if a value is not provided it will be marked as a home game. Valid values are 1 for Home Game, 0 for Away Game.
  • Team2_ID*: Team IDs are Found in the Mapping Codes Section. Required when Team1_ID is underneath a league.  You must provide a Team2_ID that is actual team page within the same league. Not required if Team1_ID is not underneath a league.
  • Team2_Name*: Team IDs are Found in the Mapping Codes Section. Is required if a Team2_ID is not provided.
  • Game_ID: Up to 12 characters.
  • Affects_Standings: By default if a value is not provided it will be marked as affects standings. Valid values are 1 for affects standings, 0 for does not affect standings.
  • Points_Win: Standings point override for a win on a single game.
  • Points_Loss: Standings point override for a loss on a single game.
  • Points_Tie: Standings point override for a tie on a single game.
  • Points_OT_Win: Standings point override for a OT win on a single game.
  • Points_OT_Loss: Standings point override for a OT loss on a single game.
  • Division_Override: Force a game to count for standings purposes for both teams even when they aren’t in the same division.