Running Your Event
1. When you are ready to run your event, you will come to the event main
screen, begin registering players for your event. Do this by tapping on roster. This will display the registered
2. To add new players to the event, simply tap “Add New Player”
a. If you are using “Online Registration”, follow these steps or proceed
on to step 3.
b. A player need to check in on the “Roster” menu, start by tapping on
the players name
c. The “Player Details” menu will appear
d. Choose the players faction and team
e. Tap on “Save” in the upper right hand corner, the player will now
display as “checked in” and is ready to go
f. Continue this process for all preregistered players
3. The “Players Detail” screen is where you input all the relevant data for the
participants in your event, ideally you will want the players to input this data
but we will walk through it here.
a. A players email address is very important, it is how Best Coast
Pairings identifies the player in past and future events, the Player App and Rankings. When your
event begins, the player will receive an email link to your pairings and
placing’s page for the event. You will want to stress the importance of making sure
this field is accurate. If the player has previously competed in an event
that used best coast pairings their first name, last name and team
name should auto populate.
b. Players first and last names if not auto populated.
c. If the player has previously competed in an event that used Best Coast
Pairings, the team name should have auto loaded. If the player has
switched teams or has no longer associated themselves with the
previous team they can always change this now. Best Coast Pairings
will not pair players from the same team round one assuming there
are enough players at the event to facilitate this.
i. If entering a new team for the player, choose new team. Enter
the new team name and hit enter, all efforts will be made so team mates do not play round 1
ii. If the player belongs to an existing team or one previously
entered at your event simply choose it at this time.
d. Players will always need to choose their faction, this will not auto
e. You can now choose save in the upper right hand corner of the “Player
4. Each registered player will now be displayed in the “Roster”. Players can upload lists/decks in the player app or the TO can collect lists via picture now.
5. Repeat steps 1-4 until all players are registered. If players were registered online you can
check them in by tapping on their name. If someone shows up late you can
always add him or her and pair them once the round has started. This is
covered in “Add or Drop a Player”
6. You are now ready to begin your event, on the left hand side of the screen
under “Event Actions” click on “Pairings”.
7. Tap on “Start Event” and you will be take to “Round 1” to see pairings and
table numbers tap on the arrow at the top of the screen. Your event is now
live. The participants at the event will all be able to see pairings, table numbers and lists in the player app. They will also receive an email directing them to the event display on BestCoastPairings.com.