How to use the different scoreboards
Smoothcomp supports different scoreboards
The system works the same for all sports which makes it easy to use and learn. When its time to create brackets you will choose from our different scoreboards. If you cant find a scoreboard that works for your sport we can do custom programming for you and build your scoreboard. Please contact us on email@example.com for more information.
Scoreboards are very easy to operate from a computer and should (for best result) be hooked up to a TV displaying the points to the fighters and the audience.
To operate the scoreboard you can choose between a browser version and a scoreboard application that you install on all scorekeeper computers (PC or Mac). We recommend using the scoreboard application!
Where and how to open a scoreboard
Try out the different scoreboards by creating a demo account on the demo-site and let the crew play around without stress before going live. It´s not difficult but it´s important stuff they are working with, so they should be comfortable navigating the few pages they are working.
We recommend to always run your event from the "view mat" button located on each mat.
Clicking view mat takes you to the detailed view of the mat. Here are all your divisions (weight classes) to the left and all the matches to the right. If you follow the order of the fights our algorithm will give all fighters at least one fight rest between fights and at least two fights rest before finals. In your admin menu you can adjust the rest under "schedule settings".
As you can see in the list to the right Smoothcomp mixes different weight classes to optimize the schedule!
You can also start a fight from "current matches". Click on the fight you want to start and it will show the scoreboard and bracket buttons.
You can also open a scoreboard by clicking a fight from the "Find matches" tab.
From each bracket you can start a match by hovering over a match with the mouse. Click the button "go to scoreboard" to open up that fight. If you need to rescore a fight this is where you should go.
BUTTONS ON THE SCOREBOARDS
The controls for the scoreboards works the same for all scoreboards but some scoreboards lack some buttons and commands by design.
+1, +2, +3, +4, +A, +P
This is used to give the points (+1, +2, +3, +4), the advantages (+A) and the penalties (+P) given by the referee.
- Give points/advantages/penalties by clicking on the “plus-side” on the side belonging to the fighter who was awarded or warned.
- Retract points/advantages/penalties if you made a mistake by pressing on the “minus-side”
Adjust the clock with the +1 SEC, +10 SEC, +60 SEC buttons
If the fight time is wrong (it was set when the bracket was created), click the +1Sec, +10 SEC or +60 SEC to add or reduce to the total fight duration. You can also use this if the scorekeeper forgets to start the clock
BACK TO BRACKET
This button will take you back to the bracket view where you can see all the names in the tree view.
Clicking back to bracket will take you here.
BACK TO FIGHTORDER
This button takes you back to your fightorder for your mat (where you should work from during the event)
Clicking back to fight order will take you here
If the fighters names appear on the opposite side of what you would want, you can click this button to switch (the color markings remain on it´s original sides.)
When the fight have ended, press “End game” and choose the winning method.
Choose the winner and how they won ("Won by").
The scoreboard will display the winner for the winner, please confirm with the referee before you press “save”.
The scoreboard will warn you if you try to pick the athlete with less points on the scoreboard
When you are sure about the correct winner, confirm and click save and then proceed to the next match or back to the fightorder again. Smoothcomp automatically picks the next fight in fightoder based on the schedule settings and our algoritm for giving fighters rest.