Release Notes (3/31/21)

ForensicsTournament.net is constantly being updated in response to user requests and new features. Each week, we will highlight the changes here.

Add: Judge Day Report quickly showing what days the judge will be at the tournament (help article)

Add: Tournament Setting to require schools to confirm their address before registering for the tournament (help article)

Release Notes (3/24/21)

ForensicsTournament.net is constantly being updated in response to user requests and new features. Each week, we will highlight the changes here.

Add: Phonetic Spelling for Competitor Names. These phonetic spellings will appear on ballots and award announce sheets. Thanks to the student who emailed me this week to push me to implement this new feature!

Add: New Ballot Review notice (Contact->Notices).

Add: Speaker awards are now a separate page on the tournament results, if you elect to publish them separately. You can change whether all speakers are listed or just the top 50% of students. Both settings are available from Setup->Tab Settings->Debate Settings->Speakers.

Fixed: Tournament Payment notifications now have school name and amount paid listed in alerts.

Release Notes (3/8/21)

ForensicsTournament.net is constantly being updated in response to user requests and new features. Each week, we will highlight the changes here.

Add: Ballot Review Notifications for Tournament Directors along with a delay setting to only be notified every 10, 30, 60, or 120 minutes. You can set which tournament directors receive the notification from Setup->Notifications.

Add: Ballot Report available from Pair/Section->Reports.

Updated: View Competitor and View Judge pages updated to allow tournament directors to send verifications.

Release Notes (3/1/21)

ForensicsTournament.net is constantly being updated in response to user requests and new features. Each week, we will highlight the changes here.

  • Added: You can now enter half points (7.5) for sweepstakes points
  • Added: Tournaments can now decide whether or not registration data (school list, entry list, judge list) is shown on the public entries page
  • Added: Manually recording ballots (Tab->Record Results) will now mark all eBallots as accepted & result recorded
  • Updated some Support Articles on Accepting Credit Card Payments through the site and calculating fee sheets among others
  • Updated Event Prompts to use TinyMCE rich content editor which should speed up saving prompts. The “Copy from Event” dropdown now limits selections to other events with prompts
  • Updated: Debate Ballots now have a Student Names only option to display
  • Fixed: Congress Repeat Round 1 sectioning strategy is now only available if there is a round 1 pairing to base off of
  • Fixed: issue with Announce Sheets on PRP elim system
  • Fixed: formatting for PRP Regions on IE and Debate Elims better formatted
  • Fixed: Sending Special Award Ballots to students via email is sending emails
  • Fixed: School Fee Calculations when a school has no judges registered for the tournament