How to create your federation/company platform

For federations and companies running several tournaments we can provide you with  your-name.smoothcomp.com. On this customizable page you can gather all administration for your academies and tournaments in one place.

To get started you will need to create your Federation Platform account. We offer two plans, Basic or Premium.  Please go here to read more about our plans and then choose your plan.

Start by choosing the name of your Federation and it´s subdomain. Choose carefully and check your spelling, it will not be possible to change after you have created it.

Make sure to fill out all the billing information and accept our Terms of Service. Press continue to payment.


Then go ahead and choose the plan you want and enter your credit or debit card number. This card will be used for the monthly subscription. Once your card is approved you will be presented with your new federation menu. 

Welcome!

Start by clicking the Federation admin button.

The top menu shows Content, Academies, Members etc. Here is a short description on what each page is for.

Content is your CMS tool. CMS stands for Content Management System and from here you can build the menu for your federation pages.

From the start the CMS shows you an Information page and a link to the News page together with links to the Academies, Athletes and Event pages.

If you want to add news to the news page the head over to that link.


Click on the green button to create a new post

Add your caption and your text using the predefined boxes. You can also upload a cover image for this post using the blue button "upload new image".

You can style your text, add links to videos etc using the styling editor. When you are done hit that green button and your news will be on the line.



Academies overview, here is where all your member academies will show up. In the premium platform you can create your different types of memberships like "Basic", "Advanced" and so on.


Academy memberships, in the premium solution you can charge for memberships. This picture shows a detail view of the academy membership and a link to the academy.


You can set the academies as pending, approved or rejected. In the settings for your federation you can decide how the status of each academy needs to be in order to compete.


Members area, this is where you will see all individuals with a membership. Under settings you can create your different levels of membership. If you click on any name you will see a detailed view of that user and can set them as active, pendning or reject their membership.Under event settings you can decide the parameters for your events and if the user must be a member, approved and have an active payment plan in order to register. You can also decide if the academies must be approved, have an active payment plan and if its members first needs to be approved before they can register to events.


Organizations

You can let several different Organizations be part of your Federation/Company and display their different events.

Example:
Main platform: Streetfighter Productions
Organizations: Bruce Lee events, Luke Skywalker invitational, Chuck Norris Awesome events

Each organizer have a organizer code in their account. Ask them for that code and add it to include this organizer in your platform.


Ranking is available in our premium solution and you can build dynamic ranking list with our ranking tool. You can rank on; participants, academy, team, nation and state.



You can build your ranking lists and include or exclude events based on their name.

In this example the list have two rules:

1. Entry is Black (Entry is the top level like Men, Women etc)
2. Event name; "contains", "does not contain", "is", "is not" or "starts with" the word International


Events, this page contains all the events that will be visible on your platform. 

In our premium solution you can let the events different templates become available for all organizers. Templates are sets of predefined combinations of Entries, Classes and Values that creates the divisions you create your brackets from. Read more about templates here.


Federation settings is where you choose the subdomain and set up your logo and background image.

Under the Billing section you will see which creditcard that you pay for your Federation/Company platform with. Here you will also see your current subscription plan you are on and you can also change your plan from here. Invoices show you all the subscription fees.


Payment settings is where you input your accounts on Stripe, PayPal and/or other online payment solutions that we support and you want to offer your users to pay with. Smoothcomp never charges any fees on the transactions!


Plans is where you can set up your different membership plans. Want to charge your academies but individual memberships should be free? No problem, it is very flexible and you can combine as you like and as many as you choose with our premium solution.Name it, describe it, price it and charge yearly or a one time fee. You can even define age rules for who should be charged based on their user profile settings.


Information gives you the option to add your TOS (Terms Of Service) before someone becomes a member.


User´s data is our really powerful tool for collecting information of your users when they register for your events. You can set the desired options to be required by default. These settings will be standard for your platform.

Custom data is an extension of users data and gives you the option to add your own values. Maybe you want them to upload a medical certificate or choose a t-shirt size? Build your own custom data and collect to the bank (of data)

Want them to upload a file?


Or choose a t-shirt size from one of the options? (hit enter when adding a new row)

Now your federation is set up. Now its time to connect your organizer(s) to your federation and populate your start page with events. 

Head over to this article to see how.

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