Key points for you to be aware of if using Match Play:
- A minimum of three players are required to use the Match Play app
- It only offers Singles matches and not doubles
- Players need to be registered with their USTA ID - otherwise they can not be included.
Please note: If you want the matches to be included in Playtracker you need to run from the tournaments module.
To set up a Match Play Event
Step 1: Within the 'Programming' tab on the left, select either Adult or Junior Match Play
- Step 2: Complete the Checklist.
- Step 3: Select 'Add a new event' on the right. Choose between Short course, Single session, or Series.
Short course - is a set number of sessions. i.e. 6 sessions - you pay for the whole 6 sessions in one go.
Single session- this is usually a one off event
Series - this is a recurring session, please can book and pay for individual sessions.
- Step 4: Fill in the details of your event:
Status: Choose one of the below. You can change it later.
Hidden: The event is not available to anyone. Use this setting while you are making changes to avoid confusion.
Public: The event will be available to all and will appear in search results.
Direct link only: The event will not appear in search results, but will be available via direct links.
Archived: The event is no longer available at your facility and will be moved into your archived courses.
Code: This is for your own reference, ie RR1
Description : Input details about the event, i.e. eligibility to enter, what type of tournament this would be.
Confirmation: Input the text that you want to be in the email that is sent to player when they register. Can include information on what to where, bring. How they will hear about the next steps.
Photos: You can choose to upload your own photo, if you don't choose a photo a default photo will be provided.
Facility: Add the name of the facility that you will be running the event. This can be different from your account. If the facility is not already listed you can add the facility yourself.
Tournament Director : This is your lead coach, for Junior events you must enter a safe play approved coach for your session to appear online.
Staff: You can add other coaches from your existing coaching team or a new contact.
Time and Duration: This is the start time and how long the event will last.
Registration Window: If you wish to limit the time the registration is open, then toggle the registration bar. After the registration window passes, then the course will no longer be available to the public to join.
Entry limit: This is the capacity of the event, when the registration reaches capacity, no further participants can join.
- Step 5: Click SAVE and your Round Robin is set up.
You can check your event online - before you publish the event. Click on the direct link to view your page online.
Confirm information on the public web page is correct. You can go back and amend the details at any time if needed. You can use this link to share with participants to be able to view the details and book online.
To create the schedule, enter scores, and check players in you will use the app once players are book on to the program. Use this guide to assist:
Getting Started with the USTA Programming App (match play)