1. Ensure you are logged in and on the Dashboard.
2. Select "Create Tournament" on the Tournament Dashboard card.
3. Select "Create a Race Tournament".
4. Select "View Race Tournament" on the Tournament card that you would like to start.
5. Select "Create Tournament".
Ensure that the estimated duration of the Tournament information is suitable. The estimated durations are based on 10 members within a team walking 10,000 steps per day. The numbers of members within the teams and activity level of team members will impact on the time it takes for the Tournament to be completed. It is not possible to set an end date for Race Tournaments as they are based on goal number of steps which each team aims to reach.
6. Set your Tournament details.
Set your Start Date and if you would like to receive progress cards. The start date is when steps will start to be recorded from. The aim of the Race Tournaments is to reach a goal number of steps, the time it takes to reach this goal will vary.
Select if you would like to track overall weight loss and weight girth loss during the Tournament. Finally select if you would like your Tournament to be part of the Health Challenge. Please note: if you would like your Tournament to join the Health Challenge you must choose to track both weight and waist girth loss.
7. Start to add your teams.
There is a maximum of 20 members per team and a maximum of 200 teams can be created within one Tournament. You can create numerous new Time Out or Race Tournaments starting on the same date if you want to include more than the maximum of 4000 participants in the one Tournaments. If multiple of the same Tournaments are created the results, although not all accessible on the same page, will be comparable.
8. Enter the team details.
You will now be able to enter the team name, Team Captain’s email address and select a unique team colour.
All Team Captains and participants must be registered with the 10,000 Steps websites before they can be added to the teams.
9. Add the team members.
Once the team has been created, you can and add members by selecting the team name in the Leaderboard.
10. Select "Add team member".
11. Enter the participant email address and save.
The team member must be registered with the 10,000 Steps website before you are able to add them to your team. If you receive an error and are unable to add a participant to your team, it may mean:
that person is not registered with 10,000 Steps
that person might be registered with personal email addresses instead of organisational addresses
that person may have registered with an address that contains a spelling mistake
your entry of the email address may contain a spelling mistake.
12. If needed, you can add a virtual team member.
This feature is designed for users who do not have regular internet access or are not able to log their own steps. The Team Captain will be responsible for logging the steps for this offline member.