Go to https://tournaments.mnsoftball.com and read the roster instruction document below or follow along on the instructions below.
Instructional videos can be found here https://tournaments.mnsoftball.com/#/pages/help/videos.
The purpose of using this system is to simplify the entire enterprise. Coaches will have less work to do. Parents and players will need to accurately create their existence in the database. As their data changes, they will have the power to update their address and other information.
The burden is no longer solely on the coaches which led to massive data errors or missing data.
This website will be the single source for:
Helpful images that better explain each step are also provided. If you click on the images they should expand so you can read them.
If this is the first time entering the system, use the instructions below.
Remember to always create a user for yourself and not your son or daughter. You will create them later under your account as "family members".
The reason for this is you can have different roles in here like umpire, tournament director, or adult softball player. Even if you intend never to be one of those roles, please follow instructions.
Friendly words of advice. FILL OUT THE FORM COMPLETELY AND ACCURATELY. Enter your birthdate, not your child’s birthdate. Do not make up a false birthdate. If you do that, your birthdate may limit the actions you can make in the system.
Make sure to create a password that you will remember and click on “I have read and accept teams and conditions.”
Then click on the gray “CREATE AN ACCOUNT” button.
After clicking Create an Account you should get an email in your email account from the system.
Please click on “Verify Email Address”. This will take you to the website and will look like the image to the right.
You should now be at your dashboard page which looks like this:
Now you can click on “Create a Team”.
Click on the “Create a Team” tab at the top of the page. Once you click on Create a Team you will see some questions to answer.
You can now enter tournaments by clicking on “Events” in the left-hand menu and then “Event Search” in the top menu.
You can search on the following things:
You do not need to fill out the entire form which will help you get better results.
Once you get to an event page you should see red boxes that allow you to enter the tournament, see the facilities, and see what teams have entered the event.
The red boxes look like this Enter by <date>.
You can also see what Facilities they are playing at.
You can also see what Teams are entered.
You can invite players to the team you just created by clicking on “Teams” in the left-hand column and “My Teams” in the top menu.
Now you can click on the Roster button. This sends you to your team's roster page.
And click on the green Invite Players button.
You now have three (3) options to invite players to participate with your team:
Once you “Invite Player” they will get an email asking them to join the system just like you did.
If the player exists in the system, they will get an invitation to join your team. The invitation will also exist on their Dashboard > My Family tab next to your player’s name and it will say “Join a Team”.
If you are having issues with the website or your email account, please let Dan Pfeffer know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or you can use the Report Issue Tool at the lower right of the website and follow instructions. The Report Issue Tool will send information to the programmers. This is most helpful if you are getting error messages.
The Report Issue tool has some different features you can use to explain your error messages. Get creative when you are sending information in please.